I-Movie Inquiry
    Michelle Posa
Introduction
My inquiry was looking into why I-movie is
 a useful tool to use in the classroom and
            how can it ...
What resources did i
        use?

• Marilyn Small
• Alex Mason
• Beth lamb
• Many, many websites
• Big 6
What is I-movie

 • I-movie is a simple movie making tool
   which can be used to combine photos,
   video content and mus...
why i-movie?
• It is simple to use.
• It has plenty of online support and effective help
  options.
• It is fast to learn ...
How to use I-Movie

• When i started this position, i had never
  used I-movie, though in the past i had
  used movie make...
What other Apple tools
link well with I-movie?


• Garage band
• I can animate
• I photo
the Big 6
• I used the Big 6 as a key
  thinking tool.
• This was a good scaffold
  for students work and got
  them using...
WHat benefits does the
i-movie process provide
       students?
• Communication skills
• Team skills
• Writing
• Creativity...
What are more of the
         benefits of I movie
•   It gives students an interesting and meaningful context for their
   ...
I-Movie in the Classroom
• This is a great tool to get students to
  work together.
• It allows students different gifts a...
What can you Do?
• Interviews
• Animation
• Documentaries
• Music videos
• Informative films
• Movies
• ...
Across the Curriculum
• English- presentations, literacy
• Maths - How to tutorials
• PE/Health - sports events, skill les...
Collaboration
• It provides students with an oportunity
  to complete a full process as a team.
• Boosting students commun...
Discussions

• Students are encouraged to discuss
  their learning.
• They are provided with opportunities
  to reflect on ...
ENGLISH

• Poetry - illustrate a poem.
• Story - tell a story and animate using claymation.
• Communication - express idea...
The I movie learning
       Process
     Brainstorming
        Planning
      Story writing
      Script writing
     Stor...
implications for the
            students
•   This give another way for children to present their learning.

•   It allows...
Linking home to school
• There is a media lab blog which is added to as
  regularly as possible describing what the studen...
To conclude
• Using Imovie in the classroom is an interesting
  and creative way for children to be able to get
  involved...
Resources
• I movie in Teacher education
  http://edweb.sdsu.edu/sciencetg/ie/
• Using iMovie: Literacy Alive in the K Cla...
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  1. 1. I-Movie Inquiry Michelle Posa
  2. 2. Introduction My inquiry was looking into why I-movie is a useful tool to use in the classroom and how can it be done. I wanted to use this as a tool to encourage and develop children’s skills and give them a meaningful context for their learning.
  3. 3. What resources did i use? • Marilyn Small • Alex Mason • Beth lamb • Many, many websites • Big 6
  4. 4. What is I-movie • I-movie is a simple movie making tool which can be used to combine photos, video content and music to create high film. • I-Movie is a video editing software application which allows Mac users to edit their own home movies. It was originally released by Apple in 1999
  5. 5. why i-movie? • It is simple to use. • It has plenty of online support and effective help options. • It is fast to learn the basics and a challenge to master. • Its one of the best editing movie makers for kids. • It provides many learning opportunities prior to its use.
  6. 6. How to use I-Movie • When i started this position, i had never used I-movie, though in the past i had used movie maker (highschool) • So i had to learn from scratch all the awesome things this tool can do. • So i have compiled the basics into a small I-Movie tutorial (using I-movie)
  7. 7. What other Apple tools link well with I-movie? • Garage band • I can animate • I photo
  8. 8. the Big 6 • I used the Big 6 as a key thinking tool. • This was a good scaffold for students work and got them using their brains more.
  9. 9. WHat benefits does the i-movie process provide students? • Communication skills • Team skills • Writing • Creativity • Problem solving • ICT skills
  10. 10. What are more of the benefits of I movie • It gives students an interesting and meaningful context for their learning. • Students relate to film as they spend hours a day watching and interacting with TV and film. • It allows students to develop many communication tools. • Encourages writing • Encourages critical thinking • It is an innovative and creative way for students to get their own ideas and thoughts out into the world.
  11. 11. I-Movie in the Classroom • This is a great tool to get students to work together. • It allows students different gifts and talents to be used and identified. • The material is able to • be kept and treasured.
  12. 12. What can you Do? • Interviews • Animation • Documentaries • Music videos • Informative films • Movies • ...
  13. 13. Across the Curriculum • English- presentations, literacy • Maths - How to tutorials • PE/Health - sports events, skill lessons • Science - How to tutorials, explanations • Social Studies - research presentations • Maori - informative lessons, how to • The Arts - presenting art work, show cases
  14. 14. Collaboration • It provides students with an oportunity to complete a full process as a team. • Boosting students communication skills. • Allowing students to learn to solve problems as a team. • To share each others talents, passions and expertise.
  15. 15. Discussions • Students are encouraged to discuss their learning. • They are provided with opportunities to reflect on their achievements so far and where to next. • It allows them to develop their questioning skills.
  16. 16. ENGLISH • Poetry - illustrate a poem. • Story - tell a story and animate using claymation. • Communication - express ideas through drama. • Interview people - writing questions and script. • The options are endless - be creative!
  17. 17. The I movie learning Process Brainstorming Planning Story writing Script writing Story boarding Practicing Filming Editing Music making Sound effects
  18. 18. implications for the students • This give another way for children to present their learning. • It allows children to learn how to co-operate and work in groups to complete tasks. • Students can use a tool which is something they relate to in todays world. • Allows them to have a meaningful content • Something they can use which can be shared with others.
  19. 19. Linking home to school • There is a media lab blog which is added to as regularly as possible describing what the students are working on. • The students work is created with a sub goal to be appropriate for the audiance of Pukeko Echo - which can mean that the content can be seen by whanau and the community. • A future prospect of film festival for all films created.
  20. 20. To conclude • Using Imovie in the classroom is an interesting and creative way for children to be able to get involved with learning. • There are so many options as to what you can do with it that the limits are your own mind. • But just think... your mind may have a limit but the childrens’ combined can open up a whole new world.
  21. 21. Resources • I movie in Teacher education http://edweb.sdsu.edu/sciencetg/ie/ • Using iMovie: Literacy Alive in the K Classroom http://creativeliteracy.blogspot.com/2009/03/ lake-house-fun.html • Education today http://www.minniscomms.com.au/ educationtoday/articles.php?articleid=12

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