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Using Video in the Classroom



This is the PowerPoint from a Burrell School District In-Service presentation on ways to incorporate video recording and digital storytelling as a teaching and learning tool in the classroom and ways ...

This is the PowerPoint from a Burrell School District In-Service presentation on ways to incorporate video recording and digital storytelling as a teaching and learning tool in the classroom and ways to access and utilize video clips.



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Using Video in the Classroom Using Video in the Classroom Presentation Transcript

  • Burrell School District In-Service Monday, February 16, 2009 BRIAN QUERRY Pennsylvania Keystone Technology Integrator Discovery STAR Educator
    • Welcome and Introductions
    • Making Video Recordings
      • Filming / FLIP Cameras
      • Microsoft Movie Maker
      • Videos from Still Pictures (PhotoStory)
    • Getting Videos to Use in the Classroom
      • Discover Streaming
      • TeacherTube and YouTube
    • Video as a Student Component
    • BREAK
    • Individual Work Time
    • Summary and Recap
    • Name
    • Grade Level and Subject Taught
    • What aspect of video you want to focus on in your classroom
    • Aural
    • Visual
    • Kinesthetic
    • TEACHER VIDEO: Visual
    • STUDENT VIDEO: Visual and Kinesthetic
    • Demonstration (one-time)
      • Allows you to demonstrate things you may not be able to within the confines or timeframe of the regular classroom
    • Review
    • Extra Support Materials
    • “ Speak the same language”
    • Allows students who are absent to easily catch-up on work missed
    • Usually only have to make it one time
    • Allows students to learn new concepts in conjunction with their subject material
    • Differentiated Instruction / Student Choice
    • Though more work in setting up, often easier end result
    • Proper training on equipment/software is VITAL
    • Additional allotted class time
    • Permission forms for posting any work with student photos or names included
    • Def: the practice of using computer-based tools to tell stories
    • Digital stories usually contain some mixture of computer-based images, text, recorded audio narration, video clips and/or music
    • Gives a whole new meaning to text when not just read, but seen and/or heard also
    • Public Service Announcements
    • “ Movie” Trailer (book, article, historical era or event)
    • Documentary
    • Virtual Tour
    • Story told from the perspective of an object
    • To make a video recording to use in the classroom, you need:
      • Video Camera (Simpler is better)
      • Cable to connect camera to display
      • Computer
      • Video Editing Software (optional)
      • Web site to host your clip (if posting online)
        • TeacherWeb
        • Wiki Page
        • Podcast Hosting Site (if making a podcast)
    • EASIEST: FLIP Video Camera, Digital camera with a video feature, Webcam, or other USB cameras, including WebCams
    • “ Plug and Play”
      • Record your video on the camera, plug in to the computer, transfer your completed video file
    • Quality is acceptable for basic classroom and online use
    • Often can connect directly to display (TV or Projector)
    • If high-quality video is needed, use a better digital video camera
    • Classroom Uses:
      • Put pictures together
      • Film demonstration that is not practical during class time
      • Parodies/Reenactments
    • Internet Uses:
      • Review/Demonstration of Concepts
      • Extended Learning (add’l topics)
    • Basic Editing of Clips
    • “ Clean up” footage to allow for stops, extra time, etc.
    • Add titles, still images, and transitions
    • More professional-looking final product
    • Standard on EVERY Microsoft Windows computer starting with Microsoft XP
    • Allows you to capture whatever you are showing on your computer into a movie file
    • “ Open Source”
    • Can record audio while capturing video
    • Great for showing “step by step” on how to do something on the computer
    • Takes still photos and makes them one movie in continuous motion
    • Add fades, transitions, effects
    • Add background music
    • Very easy and has automated settings
    • Still photographs ONLY
      • All of us have accounts with Discovery Streaming
      • Thousands of video clips on a variety of topics
      • Can be incorporated into a PowerPoint presentation or played independently
      • Also have still images and music files
      • Need login information? Contact IT department
    • TeacherTube
      • Teacher-created and student-created videos
      • Laid out in a format similar to YouTube
      • Variety of subject areas
      • Open on our school network
    • YouTube
      • Practically any video on any subject
      • Blocked on our school network
    • Zamzar
      • Converts video to a file type playable on your computer
      • Converts YouTube and TeacherTube videos
    • Royalty-free music
    • Public Domain music
    • Original music compositions
    • Copyrighted music within “Fair Use” guidelines as established by the US copyright office
    • Differentiated instruction activity
    • Can be done with equipment in school or by allowing students to use video as an option using their own equipment
    • Video Camera
    • Digital Camera
    • Cellular Phones
    • Plan out video to use in class OR video project to incorporate in class
    • Create something for your classroom (if prepared) and save to your flash drive
    • Film using FLIP cameras, take pictures with digital cameras
    • Look for video materials to use in classroom using online resources
    • After the break:
      • Work on individual practice or record from prepared material
      • Approximately 45-50 minutes to work
      • Come back together and share what we have done and answer any final questions
    • Examples of what you’ve created
    • Questions?
    • Presentation materials, links, and tutorials on my wiki page