Video Streaming for  Dummies COMO 2006 Patricia Stewart and Rosemary Higgins Westlake High School Atlanta, GA
Why video streaming? <ul><li>Post-test scores of students whose teachers used unitedstreaming ™ increased </li></ul><ul><l...
Sample Video <ul><li>Roller Coaster Physics </li></ul><ul><li>Citation (MLA) Roller Coaster Physics. Discovery Channel Sch...
unitedstreaming ™ <ul><li>www.unitedstreaming.com </li></ul>
New User  Passcode
Obtaining New User Passcode <ul><li>Discovery Education Georgia Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annie McKay </li></ul></ul><...
Create Your Account <ul><li>First name </li></ul><ul><li>Last name </li></ul><ul><li>State </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail addres...
 
Searching for a video <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Subject  and Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum standard s </li></ul>
Keyword
Subject and Grade –
Curriculum Standards
Science (Gr 10)
SPS8.b.Apply Newton's three laws to everyday situations by explaining the following: Inertia; Relationship between force, ...
Once you’ve chosen a video <ul><li>You can select  the full video  or  one or more segments. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want...
Full video
Video segments
Citations
Related Materials
Curriculum Standards
Teacher’s Guide
Quiz
How to download <ul><li>Right click  on  Download (Full video)  or  blue disk (Video segment) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on  ...
Download Full Video
Download Video Segment
Save Target As
So I downloaded a video. Now what do I do with it? <ul><li>Show it using your computer and either  a television  or  a mul...
Television VGA Connection S-video Connection
Multimedia Projector
Hyperlink Example <ul><li>First woman in space </li></ul>
Embedding Example
Hyperlink <ul><li>Open a new slide. </li></ul><ul><li>Type the title of the video. </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight the title. ...
Embedding a video <ul><li>Click on Insert. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Movies and Sound. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Movie from ...
My Home Page <ul><li>Click on the  Preferences  link in the navigation bar </li></ul><ul><li>Click on  My Home Page  tab <...
Preferences
My Home Page
Teacher Center Classroom Tools <ul><li>Assignment Builder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build and store assignments for your stude...
Teacher Center
Assignment Builder
Quiz Builder There are over 2000 quizzes in the quiz library, most created by Discovery Education.
Writing Prompt Builder
Teacher Center Curriculum Resources <ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help students connect the past and present with...
Calendar
Lesson Plan Library
Thematic Focus
CD <ul><li>User Guide  – PDF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Step-by-step instructions for everything shown today. </li></ul></ul><u...
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  1. 1. Video Streaming for Dummies COMO 2006 Patricia Stewart and Rosemary Higgins Westlake High School Atlanta, GA
  2. 2. Why video streaming? <ul><li>Post-test scores of students whose teachers used unitedstreaming ™ increased </li></ul><ul><li>Correlated to state standards </li></ul><ul><li>Video clips are more engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Use over and over </li></ul><ul><li>No need to rewind and find </li></ul><ul><li>Easier to share lessons among colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Each teacher has their own copy </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sample Video <ul><li>Roller Coaster Physics </li></ul><ul><li>Citation (MLA) Roller Coaster Physics. Discovery Channel School. 2004. unitedstreaming. 14 September 2006 <http://www.unitedstreaming.com/> </li></ul>
  4. 4. unitedstreaming ™ <ul><li>www.unitedstreaming.com </li></ul>
  5. 5. New User Passcode
  6. 6. Obtaining New User Passcode <ul><li>Discovery Education Georgia Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Annie McKay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1-800-323-9084-9084 ext 7235 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discovery Education Alabama & Georgia Field Manager </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Katherine Aiken </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Here at COMO – Georgia Public Broadcasting booth </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Create Your Account <ul><li>First name </li></ul><ul><li>Last name </li></ul><ul><li>State </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail address </li></ul><ul><li>Desired username (Make a note of it.) </li></ul><ul><li>Password (Make a note of it.) </li></ul><ul><li>Security reminder Q/A </li></ul><ul><li> I have read and agree to the Terms of Use </li></ul>
  8. 9. Searching for a video <ul><li>Keyword </li></ul><ul><li>Subject and Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum standard s </li></ul>
  9. 10. Keyword
  10. 11. Subject and Grade –
  11. 12. Curriculum Standards
  12. 13. Science (Gr 10)
  13. 14. SPS8.b.Apply Newton's three laws to everyday situations by explaining the following: Inertia; Relationship between force, mass and acceleration; Equal and opposite forces
  14. 15. Once you’ve chosen a video <ul><li>You can select the full video or one or more segments. </li></ul><ul><li>If you want to show different segments at different times, select each segment individually. </li></ul>
  15. 16. Full video
  16. 17. Video segments
  17. 18. Citations
  18. 19. Related Materials
  19. 20. Curriculum Standards
  20. 21. Teacher’s Guide
  21. 22. Quiz
  22. 23. How to download <ul><li>Right click on Download (Full video) or blue disk (Video segment) </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Save Target As </li></ul><ul><li>Save to Desktop or a CD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30 minute video takes about a minute to download </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can stream live </li></ul><ul><ul><li>However, slows down the network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Buffering causes delays in playing </li></ul></ul>
  23. 24. Download Full Video
  24. 25. Download Video Segment
  25. 26. Save Target As
  26. 27. So I downloaded a video. Now what do I do with it? <ul><li>Show it using your computer and either a television or a multimedia projector. </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperlink or embed it in PowerPoint. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hyperlink allows you to see the Windows Media Player controls. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does not automatically play full screen </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can be adjusted to play full screen </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding allows you to play full screen automatically. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Does not let you see Media Player Controls </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can add text boxes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Video and PowerPoint must be saved in the same file. </li></ul>
  27. 28. Television VGA Connection S-video Connection
  28. 29. Multimedia Projector
  29. 30. Hyperlink Example <ul><li>First woman in space </li></ul>
  30. 31. Embedding Example
  31. 32. Hyperlink <ul><li>Open a new slide. </li></ul><ul><li>Type the title of the video. </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight the title. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Insert and choose Hyperlink. </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Link to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Existing file or web page </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Navigate to where you saved the downloaded clip. </li></ul><ul><li>Double click on the video, then click OK to close. </li></ul>
  32. 33. Embedding a video <ul><li>Click on Insert. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Movies and Sound. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose Movie from file. </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate to where you saved the downloaded clip. </li></ul><ul><li>Click OK. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide whether or not you want the video to start automatically or when clicked. </li></ul>
  33. 34. My Home Page <ul><li>Click on the Preferences link in the navigation bar </li></ul><ul><li>Click on My Home Page tab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Check the box so that this will be your default home page for unitedstreaming™ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select calendar listings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select featured videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receive updates as new videos are added </li></ul></ul>
  34. 35. Preferences
  35. 36. My Home Page
  36. 37. Teacher Center Classroom Tools <ul><li>Assignment Builder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build and store assignments for your students that use unitedstreaming's ™ curriculum content. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quiz Builder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporate video clips into interactive quizzes with unitedstreaming™ Quiz Builder! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing Prompt Builder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give students writing practice with images that include composition prompts. </li></ul></ul>
  37. 38. Teacher Center
  38. 39. Assignment Builder
  39. 40. Quiz Builder There are over 2000 quizzes in the quiz library, most created by Discovery Education.
  40. 41. Writing Prompt Builder
  41. 42. Teacher Center Curriculum Resources <ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Help students connect the past and present with videos tied to historical events. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lesson Plan Library </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tap into more than 200 lesson plans designed for unitedstreaming™ videos. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thematic Focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Browse weekly teaching topics that include video segments, lesson plans, and student activities. </li></ul></ul>
  42. 43. Calendar
  43. 44. Lesson Plan Library
  44. 45. Thematic Focus
  45. 46. CD <ul><li>User Guide – PDF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Step-by-step instructions for everything shown today. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Quick Start – PDF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 page brochure that can be used to drum up interest in video streaming </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network Manager Upgrade – Word document </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A way to download videos overnight so as not to slow down the network </li></ul></ul>
  46. 47. Questions? [email_address] [email_address]

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