Re-recording a segment in a narrated Keynote

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Creating Flipped Lessons in Keynote

Having an interruption in your recording can be a distraction to your listeners/students.  Unfortunately, there is a limitation to re-recording in Keynote: you cannot clip something out of the middle of a recording, just from the interruption point to the end.  Here’s a description of your options: If your recording is interrupted (and you’re aware Read More …

Prepare your environment for a Keynote recording

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Creating Flipped Lessons in Keynote

Did you know you can force any PowerPoint to convert to Keynote? That way, you don’t have to rebuild any of your presentations to start flipping your lessons. When opening Keynote, use the File > Open command to find the PowerPoint. It will convert automatically and report any bugs in the conversion process. Recording should Read More …

“Getting geeked” at UIUC’s Nano CEMMS summer institute

Coming into the UIUC Nanotechnology Institutes for Teacher Enhancement (UNITE) summer institute (sponsored by the UIUC Center for Nanoscale Chemical-Electrical-Mechanical Manufacturing Systems (Nano-CEMMS)), I only every thought of nanotechnology as the science that uses mini robots that are being developed to go into our bodies.  This dystopian myth (inspired by a childhood of Marvel comics) is perhaps Read More …