Category Archives: 3. General

Teacher Mode

  LectureMonkey “Teacher Mode” give teachers control over recordings in their classroom. It uses iBeacon technology to enables teacher to be the leader and owner of a collaborative classroom recording. All other LectureMonkey users will be participants. It is set … Continue reading

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Taking Notes: Is The Pen Still Mightier Than the Keyboard?

This article on KQED discusses the problems with using laptops as a way for students to take notes. The main takeaway for me is that “If you processed [the information] as it was coming in, then there’s more in your brain … Continue reading

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Reducing Student Anonymity and Increasing Engagement

I read an interesting note by Prof. Katherine J. Kuchenbecker from the University of Pennsylvania on her methodologies to increase student engagement. This image summarizes the different methods she uses and how much the students value each: The three that … Continue reading

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Posting Lectures to YouTube

LectureMonkey now lets you turn lectures you recorded into videos  stored in your local picture roll – it will be a regular video with the LectureMonkey logo and the title of the lecture. LectureMonkey can also directly upload those lecture videos to … Continue reading

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Lecture Capture, Active Learning and Flipped Classrooms – the Amazing LectureMonkey 5.6 App has Arrived!

LectureMonkey 5.6 includes new features that enable teachers to use lecture capture and active learning learning in ANY CLASSROOM! It requires no infrastructure or IT support – just an iPhone (or a browser) and an Internet connection. Teachers (or students) … Continue reading

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Presenting and Class Collaboration while Recording in LectureMonkey 4.8

The big news about version 4.8 is the ability to present a lecture on the web in full screen while its is being recorded. This is an amazing tool for teachers to use to help their students take better notes … Continue reading

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Tweeting and texting in class could help children concentrate in class and engage with subject better

A new study shows that tweeting and texting on topic can help students concentrate in class. I am exciting to share that the upcoming version of LectureMonkey (4.8) will be a breakthrough for students and teachers leveraging exactly that. Teachers … Continue reading

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