by El Paso ISD
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Digital Discoveries is a series of short lessons on how to use various types of educational technology for classroom instruction. Whether it is a piece of hardware, some software, or a website, Digital Discoveries with Host Tim Holt, demonstrates why and how your classroom can benefit from educational technology. This series is geared mainly towards Texas teachers, but may also include segments for parents and students. For more information on Digital Discoveries, visit http://episdtvstudio.weebly.com/digital-discoveries.html. Watch for upcoming Digital Discovery content on Texas Education on iTunes U.
|1||VideoPhishing||In this segment of Digital Discoveries, Tim Holt talks about how to avoid Internet scams, how to protect yourself online, and how to recognize the warning signs of a scam or someone trying to obtain your personal information.||2/12/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoIntroduction to the New Technology Applications TEKS||In this segment of Digital Discoveries, host Tim Holt, El Paso ISD, provides an introduction to the new Technology Applications TEKS.||8/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoDigital Discoveries New Tech Apps TEKS Six Strands||In this segment of Digital Discoveries, host Tim Holt, EPISD, reviews the six strands of the new Technology Applications TEKS.||8/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoDigital Discoveries - Reading the Tech Apps TEKS||Tim Holt, El Paso ISD, provides an in-depth exploration of the new Technology Applications TEKS.||8/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoSAMR Intro||In this segment of Digital Discoveries, learning about the SAMR Model and how it can be used in the classroom.||6/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoSAMR Substitution||This segment explains the first step in the SAMR model - Substitution - and shows how lessons can be substituted as digital lessons without changing the content.||6/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoSAMR Augmentation||This segment of the SAMR Model explores the Modification portion of the SAMR model.||6/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoSAMR Modification||This segment explores the Modification portion of the SAMR Model.||6/11/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoSAMR Redefinition||This segment explores the Redefinition portion of the SAMR model.||6/11/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoBack Channel||In this segment of Digital Discovery, you'll learn about the "Back Channel" and how it can be used in the classroom.||6/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoAnalog to Digital||We look at several examples showing how to substitute traditional pen and paper lessons to make them digital lessons.||12/8/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoBlogging||This segment looks at sample blogs for each level of instruction and points you to some good places to begin reading.||12/8/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||VideoGoogle Earth||This segment looks at what Google Earth is, how it is used, and how even Literature teachers can use it in their classes.||12/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||VideoPhET||In this segment, we look at some amazing online simulations for science and math classes: PhET simulations.||12/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||VideoSkype||In this segment, we look at how we might use SKYPE to video conference with classes near and far.||12/12/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
Digital Discoveries series host Tim Holt does and excellent job of explaining to the intended audience, of El Paso Independent School District teachers, some basic to fairly advanced conepts in applying digital technology to facilitate instruction. Beginning with "Analog to Digital" where teachers learn how to convert regular paper and pencil assignments into assignments that are facilitated through the use of digital technologies through the latest issue presently available which explains how to use Skype to improve instruction, Tim Holt's low key, literate, and highly personable approach to these video vignettes, along with the valuable information that he presents to teachers, make this series a must see not only for teachers in El Paso ISD, but for teachers nationwide.
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- Category: Educational Technology
- Language: English
- Digital Discoveries is produced by El Paso Independent School District's Instructional Technology Department. CC BY-ND-NC. TEA provides accessible content according to 1 TAC §206.50. Some educator content on iTunes U may not be accessible to all users.