By intentionally integrating technology into lessons, teachers can give all students in the room an opportunity to share their voice and express their ideas in a format that best fits them. This session will highlight how to leverage Pear Deck with a Wacom tablet to: (1) provide a platform for all students to contribute and feel safe in sharing; (2) encourage peer-to-peer learning; and (3) reflect on prior work using Takeaways.

In this virtual session, I give a very hands-on demonstration of how I’ve paired my Wacom tablet with Pear Deck in my classroom to shift up what participation looks like and also to give more effective instruction.

This was presented at the Beyond the Mean: Not Your Average PD Conference

I’m excited to share some ideas for using Xencelabs Quick Keys, which allows you to set up to 40 customized shortcuts to improve your workflow in any app. In my demo and review, I share a step-by-step walkthrough of how I’ve set up my Quick Keys. …

I am excited to share that I had an opportunity to be on Kasey Bell’s podcast. I have been so inspired by Kasey’s work for years. She puts out countless resources for educators and so generously shares practical tips & pedagogically sound practices. …

In this webinar, I share how Explain Everything, paired with a Wacom tablet, can be used:

  • as a collaborative whiteboard solution for brainstorming on an infinite canvas;
  • as an all-in-one tool to create, edit, & share explainer videos.

I talk through a variety of tips and trips, including simple editing features within Explain Everything. Tune in to see how a Wacom tablet can elevate your game in the classroom!

If you are looking for other tips for using a Wacom tablet in your teaching, I have compiled a bunch of videos & tips here — Wacom Webinars & Tips

I had a chance to join Ramona Meharg on her podcast, I Wish I Knew EDU. Catch part 1 of my episode where we talk about innovation in edtech, flipped classroom, the power of community, and what inspired me to write my book, Tech with Heart.

E167 P1 Stacey Roshan | I Wish I Knew EDU with Ramona Meharg

Each summer, Flipgrid releases amazing updates for back-to-school. This year did not disappoint with Flipgrid backdrops (think virtual backgrounds/greenscreen), lenses, music, GIFs, and more!

I put together two video overviews that I hope will be helpful —

1. The New Flipgrid Educator Dashboard Experience

2. The New Flipgrid Camera — A Full Introduction to All Camera Features for Students & Teachers

You can also find my full list of Flipgrid tutorials & resources on my Tech Trainings page.

Wishing everyone a good back to school, and I hope these tutorials will be helpful!

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I have heard from countless people that Pear Deck was an absolute lifesaver during remote learning. As we plan for students to get back into classrooms, though, I’ve heard many teachers ask whether Pear Deck will stick. The funny thing…

In this recorded webinar, I walk you through how to use the Kami paired with a Wacom tablet in a number of engaging and effective ways. Kami empowers students and transforms the way educators teach, provide feedback, and assess. With Kami, students can enjoy annotating text and editing documents, and teachers can markup, discuss, and provide feedback using Kami’s text, audio, and video annotation tools. These collaborative tools encourage active, real-time participation in the classroom.

When paired with a super-comfortable, easy-to-use Wacom pen and tablet, Kami can be used:

  • As a digital whiteboard during instruction
  • To annotate student work with rich feedback — including handwritten and voice notes plus screen recordings
  • To save time grading student work
  • To create instructional videos

Here is a copy of my slides for reference.

I am a huge fan of analog meets digital. While I love handwriting, both searchability and anytime, anyplace accessibility are priorities for me.

For years now, I have been relying on my Wacom tablet to give me the best of both worlds.

I use a Wacom tablet in my teaching…

Pear Deck recently released Reflect & Review to “help create more powerful learning moments after the session ends.” Reflect & Review allows:

  • students to review and reflect on prior work
  • teachers to grade work & provide feedback by student
  • teachers to choose when students can/cannot make revisions to their responses

Stacey Roshan

Flipped & Online AP Calculus Teacher. #EdTech Enthusiast. NAIS Teacher of the Future. YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/staceyroshan

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