GoTeach?

Living an active and adventurous life has allowed me to do so many cool things in my life, however I have never been able to capture those moments. So, I decided to purchase a GoPro to capture future experiences! One of the main reasons why I got it is because of its versatility.

GoPro

GoPro

I have been able to use it several times now for recreational use, but now I wonder how it can be use as an educational tool?

I was able to find this blog post. In short, the GoPro is used to record students and then that recording is used for assessmen. This could be most useful when assessing students’ movements such as in a PE class, or students’ performances in drama.

I think that the GoPro can provide several points of views that can be useful for teachers. For example, a science teacher could use the GoPro to record chemistry experiments. The footage can be used by students to see the chemical reaction occur again, and can even watch it in slow motion. Students who may not have been present for the lab can also view the footage.

Lens

Lens

I am curious about your thoughts on how you could use a GoPro for educational purposes, so please comment below if you have any!

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About Adam Brock

My name is Adam Brock and I am a third year student at the University of Regina! I am currently in the Secondary Education Program, with plans to major in Mathematics and minor in Outdoor and Physical Education. I was born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada and look forward to travelling after my years at the U of R.

Posted on April 13, 2014, in ECMP 455: Computers in Education - Advanced. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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