Tag: remote

  • Use an Older Wii Remote with Smoothboard Software

    Back in August, I posted a three minute video of Matt Cooper, one of our new elementary teachers in Yukon, Oklahoma, demonstrating how to setup an interactive whiteboard in a classroom “on the cheap” using a Wii Remote and free Smoothboard Software. After I shared that post with our faculty, our music teacher decided she…

  • Free MinecraftEDU Server Remote Control Options for Mac Users

    Next week I’m starting a three part, six day MinecraftEDU lesson with my 4th and 5th grade STEM students which will be a mathematical “building challenge” similar to but a little different than what I had students do last year. Last semester¬†I had students work in groups to complete a “permeter/area building challenge,”¬†and students worked…

  • Remote Control iPad Presentations #edapp

    Ever since I purchased my iPad last October following the ACTEM conference in Maine, I’ve dreamed of sharing a presentation with it and using a remote control to advance the slides. Last April at the Iowa 1:1 Schools conference, I presented a session on Open Educational Resources (OER) using my iPad and the Keynote app,…