How important is video based instruction in your classroom?

I found this interesting take written by Laura Ascione ( @ESN_LAURA ) on an important survey from 1000 educators using video (or not) in their classrooms. Let’s start a discussion on how you feel about the value of video based instruction. Please share and comment.

6 ways video technologies are fundamentally shaping education

Brand New Minecraft: Education Edition Class at the Academy

If you have kids and they love Minecraft don’t you think they should use it to the fullest in way that help them learn.

Explore this class I recently designed and installed at SFJ

Minecraft is the perfect laboratory for kids in K-12 to explore solutions for Problem Based Learning challenges. Project Based Learning as well can be presented and defined in a fun way. We do it simply by initiating the scaffolding for creative inquiry using a game that almost all kids love. Think about it and contact your student’s teachers to see what’s available. If they don’t know pass them this link; Minecraft in the classroom.

These Top Students are Real World Ready

Had an excellent experience at Future Media Concepts, the Irvine, CA branch. I taught Adobe Premirere Pro CC, both Intro to and Advanced to three eager learners.

Mindy Pomper Johnson, Teacher K-12 hails from Pasedena, CA

Susan J Chen, Los Angeles based Photographer, who now can say LA based Video Editor

and Final Cut online Producer Daniel Barre

5 Days of hard work, exercises and study has made this group ready for your assignments anytime and anywhere.

Minecraft Education Edition just added a few Powerful New Features

If you are interested in bringing Minecraft Education Edition into your classroom you are making a smart choice. I’ve never seen a more popular game that kids love so much. Connect with me at Microsoft in Education. Here is a link .

I will be gathering all of the new Minecraft Education Edition features from Microsoft in Education as well as a collection of the best lessons and feature demos. I’ll bring them right back here to SFJ Academy to help you get going quickly, just like the kids expect!