Does it still count as Chrome Extension of the Day if you don’t post daily?  Last week we covered EDpuzzle, the website.  Which, was, of course, just a set-up, for today’s Chrome Extension of the Day (CEotD), the EDpuzzle extension.  This one is pretty straightforward.  When you add it to your Chrome browser, it just sort of sits here, all grayed out.  Or greyed out, if you prefer. If you click on it, it doesn’t really do anything. To make it work its magic, you have to go to YouTube. Below any video you go to on YouTube, lurking beneath the bottom right corner ofRead More →

One of my favorite web-based tools for the classroom is EDpuzzle.   When you think about watching a video clip in the classroom, you probably picture something like this:  The teacher starts the video, but occasionally pauses to ask comprehension questions, to make sure students are paying attention, and to draw attention to important points.  Either that, or there is a worksheet full of questions from the video.  The worksheet has the advantage of holding everyone accountable, but loses the laser-pointer effect of the teacher pausing and drawing attention to things as they come up. EDpuzzle moves the video to individual student devices, and embeds questionsRead More →