Explain Everything Academy - Screencasting and Whiteboarding

Reach your intended audiences - students, colleagues, and customers - better with whiteboarding and screencasting.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (564 ratings)
9,061 students
Explain Everything Academy - Screencasting and Whiteboarding
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (564 ratings)
9,061 students
How to use Explain Everything to innovate getting a message across - from your mind to the eyes and ears of your audience (a student, a teacher, a colleague, a customer) with authenticity, immediacy, and delight!

Requirements

  • You should have Explain Everything downloaded on your iPad or other tablet and be familiar with the basic operations of your device.
Description

Innovate how you get a message across, from your mind to the eyes and ears of an audience, with authenticity, immediacy and delight. Designed for new and ongoing learners of Explain Everything, the software, as well as new and current employees of Explain Everything Inc., the company, this course provides two paths to completion, with one path leading with the tools and the other leading with outcomes in education, business, and beyond, made more easily possible with Explain Everything.

Explain Everything is a freeform creation tool that innovates getting a message from your mind to the eyes and ears of audiences, all from a mobile device.
 
It works like an interactive whiteboard, allowing for quick communication with students, colleagues, and customers.
 
Share knowledge, build understanding, and inspire meaningful engagement. Groups of any size can work together in real-time and use seamless integrations with Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and more.

NOTE: Explain Everything received a huge update in February 2018. All of the functions and features are the same, but they look different and in some cases may be in slightly different places. Content on this course will be during Q1 and Q2 of 2018. Thanks for your patience!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about Explain Everything, its many tools, and its many purposes in education, business, and beyond.
Course content
9 sections • 58 lectures • 1h 12m total length
  • IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT APP VERSION
    00:16
  • Welcome
    01:40
  • First 5 Things Summary
    00:15
  • Snap, Explain, Share!
    02:02
  • Mix In More - Files, Websites, and Media
    03:41
  • Continue the Story with a New Slide
    02:18
  • Personalize with Live Video
    00:48
  • Collaborate and Generate Ideas Together
    01:02
  • Interactive Project
    00:13
  • Hand Tool
    01:07
  • Draw Tool
    01:49
  • Highlighter
    00:21
  • Eraser
    00:45
  • Bucket Fill
    00:34
  • Shape Tool
    00:54
  • Text Tool
    00:51
  • Color Pickers
    01:01
  • Quick check for understanding
    1 question
  • Insert Object - Existing Image/Video
    00:58
  • Insert Object - File
    00:45
  • Insert Object - New Picture
    00:16
  • Laser Pointer
    00:23
  • Delete
    00:24
  • Undo & Redo
    00:18
  • Zoom and Pan (Standard)
    00:34
  • Basic Tools Practice: A Timeline
    1 question
  • Interactive Project
    00:13
  • Insert Object - New Browser
    00:58
  • Insert Object - Clipart
    00:36
  • Insert Object - New Video
    00:26
  • Insert Object - Image from Web
    00:20
  • Insert Object - New Equation
    00:45
  • Insert Object - Existing Audio
    00:33
  • Insert Object - New Audio
    00:27
  • Cutout
    01:01
  • Inspector
    02:58
  • Zoom and Pan - Stealth Mode
    00:46
  • Quick check for understanding
    1 question
  • Slide Sorter
    01:12
  • Insert Object - Placeholder
    00:31
  • Insert Object - Video Overlay
    00:50
  • Create a Document Feedback Template
    1 question
  • Recording
    01:41
  • Playback
    00:34
  • Timeline
    03:19
  • Recording Modes
    02:31
  • Quick check for understanding
    1 question
  • Recording Video and Audio Objects
    01:33
  • Organizational (or Family) Tree
    1 question
  • Exporting a Project
    00:25
  • Upload to EE Cloud
    00:45
  • Share As
    01:11
  • Destinations
    00:29
  • Quick check for understanding
    1 question
  • Additional Options
    00:44
  • Share a link to your project!
    1 question
  • Joy of Painting
    02:04
  • Starting a Session
    01:31
  • During a Session
    01:28
  • Joining a Session
    01:17
  • Quick check for understanding
    1 question
  • Broadcasting
    00:55
  • Tic-Tac-Toe
    1 question
  • General
    03:14
  • Editing
    05:23
  • Recording
    02:05
  • Export
    02:26
  • Accounts
    00:23

Instructor
Explain Everything Co-Founder
Reshan Richards
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 634 Reviews
  • 12,462 Students
  • 2 Courses

Dr. Reshan Richards is adjunct assistant professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, associate at Columbia University’s School for Professional Studies, and Chief Learning Officer at Explain Everything, which he co-founded. Reshan also teaches Startup 101, an entrepreneurship course at Montclair Kimberley Academy in NJ and works with school leaders all over the world through the Global Online Academy network.

Reshan is the author of Blending Leadership: Six Simple Beliefs for Leading Online and Off and writes a monthly column about leadership and technology on EdSurge. His research on mobile technology and assessment has been recognized internationally in publications such as the Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, the International Journal of Instructional Media, and most recently in the Handbook of Mobile Learning in the Contemporary Classroom.

An Apple Distinguished Educator and member of Mensa, Reshan has an Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University, an Ed.M in Learning and Teaching from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Music from Columbia University.