Here are a few training videos to get you started. Don't forget to click on the resize button to make the videos full size.
Some suggestions from Russell of videos you might like to watch.
This is a great tool and I show you how to quickly learn to use it with minimal work. Then you can show it to your teachers. Really useful
Mybrainshark is consistently one of the most popular tools on my website. Upload Powerpoint, documents, pictures, graphs and diagrams and then add your voice to them. Then share them on the web, share via email or embed into a website, Moodle, Blogger or something else. it is completely free so you can also get your students to use it too.
Whenever I present this to teachers, they are always so surprized. This video shows you how to search for images on Google which do not infringe copyright. It also shows you how to search for certain colours, types, sizes etc. It is just 5 minutes.
.With Present.Me you can upload a PowerPoint presentation and then add your voice and your webcam to the recording. You can then share it on the internet or embed the content. A great way to way to share content with your students or get them to share content with you.
Vocaroo is one of the simplest podcasting tools in the internet. This is fabulous. With just a click of the button, you can create a podcast and then share it via e-mail, embed it in a blog or wiki or download the recording. It really doesn't come any easier than this.
Many of you ask about the videos on my site. The tool I use is Camtasia. This set of video shows you how to use the tool. It is very powerful and you can create screen captures and then edit them. This set of videos will show you the basics. You can download Camtasia for free for 30 days. I show you where to download Camtasia in the videos too.
I am always surprized when I give presentations on Blogger. It offers so many great ways of working with your students and it is so easy to set up. You just need a google account ( like gmail or google+) and Blogger comes free. Set up a class blog for all your students, set up a teacher blog for other teachers to read or get your students to create blogs individually or in pairs of groups. This set of videos will get you up and running.
Students tend to use Google in a really basic way. This set of videos will show you some really useful tips about searching on Google including the Advanced Searches. You can pass on the tips to your students.