iTunes U Courses
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Tools Used in VTT
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems. www.zoom.us
Nearpod is an interactive classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons.
With Touchcast Studio, you have the power of a high-end TV studio at your fingertips. Record a video, edit clips, and add dynamic, interactive features like soundtracks, graphics, and web pages directly from your iPad.
Showbie is an app used by teachers to assign, collect, and review student work. Showbie keeps student work organized by classes and assignments. At a glance, students can see their upcoming assignments and due dates so they can prioritize their work.
Basecamp is a project management app that you can access in your browser and on your phone. It gives you the tools you need to set up to-dos, a schedule, create and upload documents and files, message and chat with your colleagues, and check in regularly with your group—all in one place! Great news is, it's free for teachers!
the Henry Ford Habits of Innovators
Due to a recent, fantastic experience at the Henry Ford, Rachel and Steven was introduced to the Henry Ford's Habits of Innovators. These definitive areas were created based on the library archives of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford. After much study and consideration, the Henry Ford Education Department realized these habits were the crux of their work as innovators. Today, we celebrate these habits as core foundations for our students.