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David Hay
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Producing Live Video Announcements (with students running the show)
We've been producing live video announcements two ways, using a Tricaster and a couple of cameras or using free software ( Open Broadcaster Software ) and webcams. The latter way is much less expensive, but requires a little more tweaking to get similar res...

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Automatically Display Live Video on Hallway TVs
At my school we do live video announcements (and occasional live events ) to YouTube. We also have TVs in the hallways that display photos and announcement slides using Chromecasts  that automatically display images from a Google Photos album . So of course...

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Reflections on Teachers' Convention (NCTCA2017)
February 9th and 10th was the NCTCA  2017 Convention. Check out their Twitter and Facebook (and the Twitter hashtag ). It was great to attend keynotes and sessions, network with colleagues, and walk through the vendor area. A highlight of this year was that...

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Code for a Drawing Game
The other day my wife and kids played a drawing game called Who What Where Jr with some friends. Based on their description of the game mechanics, I wrote a little bit of Javascript that chooses a "who", a "what", and a "where" from columns in a Google Spre...

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Class Group Formation With Student Choice and Algorithms
We needed to form new groups in my class of 28 students (seven groups of four), so I had the idea to allow some student choice. Students were able to choose six others that they would prefer to be with, and three others that they would prefer not be in a gr...

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Google Classroom Assignment Completion Leaderboard
I've been using Google Classroom to post a lot of assignments that students can work on at their own pace; some of them are optional assignments, but most are required. We also have incentives set up for milestones such as 500 assignments completed by the c...

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My Classroom Technologies
In my grade six classroom we have been using a number of different educational technologies, including hardware, software, and web-based tools. Our main hardware platform is a set of Dell Latitude E6410 laptops . Since these are fairly old machines, we have...
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