These posts are about technology tools, resources, or how-to guides that do not fit into my other technology-related categories.

A great script makes your video easy to understand and produce. It’s also a great start to making your video easy to consume.

However, if you are publishing to YouTube, adding timestamps to your video description will add an extra level of structure to your video that makes it’s content extremely accessible.

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When you are good at speaking to people in person, scripting your videos seems like a waste of time.

I promise nothing is further from the truth!

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There are certainly plenty of concerns I am hearing from teachers in my building, and on twitter, about starting a semester of purposeful remote teaching. However, the most significant time sink I am noticing complaints about is video production.

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Email was invented in 1971, email is six years older than Post-It notes! 

Even though email predates almost all technology that we use today, and even though practically every profession uses email as the official method of communication, we (collectively) suck at it!

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This past weekend I was talking to my good friend and former co-teacher Josh Clemmer (connect with him on LinkedIn) about how our respective schools are dealing with remote instruction. When we were co-teachers, we leaned hard into meaningful technology integration, asynchronous instruction, and remote working, so our conversation had a lot of energy and a little bit of frustration!

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