The use of Digital video and media to enhance literacy learning<br />By: Heather Lease<br />
What is Digital Video and Media?<br />An affordable way of learning through seeing<br />A new way to teach- you can create...
What does this mean for my classroom?<br />You have hundreds of resources available at your fingertips<br />Your students ...
How can these videos be incorporated within my classroom?<br /><ul><li>Videos already made from Discovery Education
Videos made by you from sites such as  Animoto</li></ul>Students can use programs such as Windows Movie Maker to create a ...
Where can I find these tools?<br />Web 2.0- This clip from YouTube shows just a few free sites which can be used in the cl...
Sounds great! But how do I use this stuff?<br />Let’s go step by step of how to use Digital Video and Media to enhance Lit...
How to make a digital video<br />Step One: Storytelling<br />   Make sure students know that storytelling is an important ...
How to continued……<br />Step Two: Familiarize students with video equipment. Show the simple buttons such as record, rewin...
How to continued……<br />Step Three: Show students an example of an already made video. This will give them an idea of what...
How to Continued…….<br />Step Four: Have the children split up into groups to take over a piece of the storyboard. Working...
How to continued……<br />Step Five: Start Shooting!<br />Have the groups come together to start shooting. Have each group b...
How to continued…….<br />Step Six: Edit and Share! <br />Microsoft has a video editing program “MovieMaker”<br />Apple has...
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  1. 1. The use of Digital video and media to enhance literacy learning<br />By: Heather Lease<br />
  2. 2. What is Digital Video and Media?<br />An affordable way of learning through seeing<br />A new way to teach- you can create a video yourself to put a spin on your teaching<br />Enhances your lesson plans- Web 2.0 learners are visual learners-keeps students interested<br />A cheap, easy way to keep your students interested in class<br />Can be used to teach or for<br />your students to review<br />
  3. 3. What does this mean for my classroom?<br />You have hundreds of resources available at your fingertips<br />Your students can have fun creating presentations using a countless number of free video making websites.<br />Students will stay more interested in lessons being taught if videos are involved<br />No matter what grade you teach digital video and media can be modified<br />
  4. 4. How can these videos be incorporated within my classroom?<br /><ul><li>Videos already made from Discovery Education
  5. 5. Videos made by you from sites such as Animoto</li></ul>Students can use programs such as Windows Movie Maker to create a Digital Video Story<br />You can use video to review your lessons by having your student make video diaries of what they learned during the lesson<br />
  6. 6. Where can I find these tools?<br />Web 2.0- This clip from YouTube shows just a few free sites which can be used in the classroom.<br />Discovery Education-educators get access to sites like this one<br />Animoto-designed for classrooms you can “bring your lessons to life”<br />Xtranormal-create your own videos just by typing.<br />Microsoft and Apple provide free<br />video editing tools<br />
  7. 7. Sounds great! But how do I use this stuff?<br />Let’s go step by step of how to use Digital Video and Media to enhance Literacy Learning!<br />You are an elementary school teacher and want your students to have a fun way to review the material so you introduce them to the process<br />
  8. 8. How to make a digital video<br />Step One: Storytelling<br /> Make sure students know that storytelling is an important part of videos. Create a storyboard about what the video is about. These can include words and/or text.<br />
  9. 9. How to continued……<br />Step Two: Familiarize students with video equipment. Show the simple buttons such as record, rewind, play and erase. <br />
  10. 10. How to continued……<br />Step Three: Show students an example of an already made video. This will give them an idea of what they are supposed to do. Example<br />
  11. 11. How to Continued…….<br />Step Four: Have the children split up into groups to take over a piece of the storyboard. Working in smaller groups will be easier. Let them write out what they want their scene to consist of.<br />
  12. 12. How to continued……<br />Step Five: Start Shooting!<br />Have the groups come together to start shooting. Have each group be in charge of their storyboard. Be by their side to help with any questions, or difficulties! <br />
  13. 13. How to continued…….<br />Step Six: Edit and Share! <br />Microsoft has a video editing program “MovieMaker”<br />Apple has a free video editing program “iMovie”<br />
  14. 14. References<br />Teaching K-8 Website: How to…Use Digital Images and Videos. Retrieved July 2010 from: <br />http://www.teachingk8.com/archives/how_to/how_touse_digital_images_and_video.html<br />Web 20.10 From Discovery Education Website. Retrieved July 2010 from:<br />http://web2010.discoveryeducation.com/<br />YouLearn Website: You Oughta be in Pictures: An Introduction To Making Videos. Retrieved July 2010 from: http://www.youthlearn.org/activities/you-oughta-be-pictures-introduction-making-videos<br />YouTube Video: Video Direct-Quick Video Projects for the classroom. Retrieved July 2010 From: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4Nv27fn4Lo<br />

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