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Reading app titude!

  1. 1. READING APP-TITUDE! KRISTY RILEY, BULLS GAP SCHOOL LIBRARIAN
  2. 2. BORED BY TRADITIONAL BOOK REPORTS? So are your students! I’m going to share three apps we’ve had fun using in our school library this year. TELLAGAMI AUDIOBOO iMOVIE
  3. 3. TELLAGAMI TELLAGAMI (SORT OF LIKE ORIGAMI) IS A FREE MOBILE APP THAT LETS YOU CREATE AND SHARE 30-SECOND ANIMATED VIDEOS, CALLED GAMIS.
  4. 4. LET’S MAKE A GAMI!
  5. 5. FIRST, LAUNCH THE TELLAGAMI APP ON YOUR IPAD AND TAP THE CREATE BUTTON.
  6. 6. TAP THE CHARACTER BUTTON TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR AVATAR. QUICKLY CHOOSE THE BODY AND WARDROBE FEATURES YOU WANT TO USE.
  7. 7. TAP THE EMOTION BUTTON TO SELECT AN EMOTION FOR YOUR AVATAR.
  8. 8. TAP THE BACKGROUND BUTTON TO CHANGE YOUR BACKGROUND. TAP “FREE” UNDER “PACKS” FOR BUILT- IN OPTIONS. YOU CAN ALSO CREATE YOUR OWN. TAP THE BACK BUTTON FOR THE NEXT STEP.
  9. 9. ADD DIALOGUE. RECORD YOUR VOICE OR TYPE A MESSAGE FOR YOUR CHARACTER TO SAY. REMEMBER THE 30 SECOND LIMIT! RECORDING VOICE: 1. Tap the Record button. 2. Tap a 2nd record button. 3. Tap Stop when finished. 4. Tap Preview to hear your recording.
  10. 10. SAVE YOUR GAMI BY TAPPING THE SHARE BUTTON, THEN THE SAVE BUTTON. YOUR GAMI WILL BE SAVED TO THE CAMERA ROLL.
  11. 11. HOW CAN STUDENTS USE TELLAGAMI IN MY CLASSROOM? Explain math problems/ science concepts
  12. 12. AUDIOBOO POTENTIAL USES FOR AUDIOBOO: • RECORD STUDENTS READING BOOKS/ STORIES/ POEMS. • BOOK REVIEWS • GUIDED READING • CHARACTER/SETTING DESCRIPTIONS • INTERVIEWS • CONCERTS – RECORD SCHOOL CONCERTS FOR PARENTS • ASSESSMENT – STUDENTS DEMONSTRATE THEIR LEARNING/UNDERSTANDING VIA A BOO. • PREPARE A BOO FROM A HISTORICAL CHARACTER • ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? AUDIOBOO IS BOTH AN APP AND A WEBSITE. USERS CAN RECORD, UPLOAD AND PLAYBACK DIGITAL AUDIO RECORDINGS, WHICH CAN THEN BE LISTENED TO ON THE AUDIOBOO WEBSITE, LISTENED VIA THE APPS, OR EMBEDDED IN A USER'S OWN WEBSITE.
  13. 13. • WE USED THE FREE AUDIOBOO APP TO RECORD BOOK COMMERCIALS ON OUR IPADS. • WE ADDED A PHOTO TO THEIR “BOO” AND UPLOADED THEM TO OUR LIBRARY AUDIOBOO PAGE. • ONCE THEY WERE PUBLISHED, I COULD LOG IN TO OUR AUDIOBOO PAGE ON MY COMPUTER AND GENERATE A QR CODE. • I PRINTED THE QR CODE FOR EACH STUDENT’S BOOK COMMERCIAL AND HUNG THEM IN THE HALL, WHERE THEY COULD BE SCANNED FOR A “BOOKTALK WALK.” This is a QR code.
  14. 14. LET’S MAKE A ‘BOO!
  15. 15. LAUNCH THE AUDIOBOO APP AND LOG IN *I CREATED AN AUDIOBOO ACCOUNT FOR THIS INSERVICE; OPEN A FREE ACCOUNT FOR YOUR CLASS WHEN YOU ARE READY TO TRY IT ON YOUR OWN. • TAP LOG IN, THEN TAP SIGN IN • ENTER TECHSURF AS THE USERNAME AND PASSWORD • TAP LOGIN • TAP THE THREE HORIZONTAL LINES IN THE TOP LEFT CORNER • TAP MY POSTS
  16. 16. RECORD AUDIO EVERYONE PLEASE RECORD YOURSELF SHARING ONE WAY YOU COULD USE AUDIOBOO IN YOUR CLASSROOM! • TAP THE RED RECORD BUTTON • TAP RECORD WHEN YOU’RE READY TO SPEAK • TAP PAUSE WHEN FINISHED SPEAKING • YOU CAN TAP THE BLUE PLAY BUTTON TO PREVIEW
  17. 17. PUBLISH AUDIO • TAP THE WORD PUBLISH • GIVE YOUR ‘BOO A TITLE AND DESCRIPTION • TAP ADD PHOTO • TAKE A SELFIE! (TAP THE CAMERA BUTTON TO TURN IT AROUND) • SELECT THE APPROPRIATE CATEGORY (PROBABLY EDUCATION) • TAP THE WORD UPLOAD • IN A FEW SECONDS, YOUR ‘BOO WILL APPEAR UNDER MY POSTS
  18. 18. GENERATING A QR CODE • IF YOU WANT TO EMBED YOUR AUDIOBOO IN A WEBSITE OR GENERATE QR CODES TO PRINT OUT, LOG IN TO YOUR AUDIOBOO ACCOUNT ON YOUR COMPUTER. • GO TO WWW.AUDIOBOO.FM • CLICK THE AUDIOBOO YOU WANT TO WORK WITH • CLICK ON QR CODE • CLICK PRINT • FOR ADDITIONAL HELP, GO TO HTTPS://AUDIOBOO.ZENDESK.COM/HC/EN-US
  19. 19. iMOVIE IF YOU’RE MAKING BOOK TRAILERS, THERE ARE SOME GREAT WEBSITES TO SHOW STUDENTS EXAMPLES BEFORE THEY MAKE THEIR OWN: WWW.SLIMEKIDS.COM WWW.BOOKTRAILERSFORALL.COM WWW.SCHOOLTUBE.COM WWW.TEACHERTUBE.COM YOU CAN ALSO FIND EXAMPLES OF PROJECT PLANNING SHEETS AND STORYBOARDS ONLINE, OR JUST CREATE YOUR OWN BEFORE BEGINNING A PROJECT WITH YOUR STUDENTS. THIS APP COSTS $4.99. IT LETS YOU COMBINE AND EDIT VIDEOS, AUDIO, AND PHOTOS TO PRODUCE A MOVIE IN A FEW QUICK STEPS. WE USED iMOVIE TO RETELL STORIES AND CREATE BOOK TRAILERS.
  20. 20. iMOVIE DISCLAIMER! I KNOW THE BASICS OF USING IMOVIE—JUST ENOUGH TO GET THE KIDS STARTED! I’VE FOUND THAT IF I CAN TEACH THEM THE BARE NECESSITIES, THEN HAND THEM THE IPAD, THEY WILL TAKE OFF AND FIGURE MOST OF IT OUT ON THEIR OWN! WE’VE LEARNED A LOT TOGETHER IN THE PAST COUPLE OF YEARS! LET’S GET STARTED ON OUR LAST APP FOR THIS SESSION!
  21. 21. LOOKING AT iMOVIE • LAUNCH THE APP • TAP THE + SIGN TO BEGIN
  22. 22. CHOOSE TO CREATE EITHER A MOVIE OR TRAILER. TRAILER: Follow a template to create a Hollywood-style movie trailer with your videos and photos. Let’s start with a movie!
  23. 23. MAKING A MOVIE • CHOOSE THE TYPE OF MOVIE YOU WANT: • MODERN, BRIGHT, PLAYFUL, NEON, TRAVEL, SIMPLE, NEWS, OR CNN REPORT • TAP CREATE MOVIE
  24. 24. WHAT AM I LOOKING AT? This bottom section is the TIMELINE. This area is used to edit and rearrange clips. You can add titles, sounds effects, and a soundtrack here. This white line is the playhead, the point where new video/photos will be inserted.
  25. 25. NEED HELP? This is what your iPad looks like when you tap the question mark. Tap More help for an extensive help menu.
  26. 26. ADD VIDEO • Tap Video (top right) • 2 choices: • 1. Double-tap a video clip from your Media Library to add it to your project. It will now appear in your timeline at the bottom. • 2. Tap the camera button to record video. Preview by tapping the Play button. Select Use Video or Retake. Once you use the video you recorded, it will appear in your timeline. The video is also stored in your media library. TIP: Use landscape mode for photo & video.
  27. 27. ADD PHOTOS • Tap Photos (top right) • 2 choices, just like video: • 1. Double-tap a photo in your camera roll. It will now appear in your timeline. • 2. Tap the camera button and swipe toward Photo to take a new photo. Tap the Shutter button to take a photo. Tap Use Photo to add it to your project, or Retake to delete this photo and take a new one.
  28. 28. EDIT VIDEO CLIPS AND PHOTOS
  29. 29. MORE EDITING INFO
  30. 30. ADD AUDIO *FOR EACH TYPE OF AUDIO, SCROLL THE TIMELINE SO THE PLAYHEAD (WHITE LINE) APPEARS WHERE YOU WANT TO INSERT THE AUDIO CLIP/RECORDING) BACKGROUND MUSIC • TAP AUDIO • TAP THEME MUSIC • TAP THE THEME YOU WANT TO USE, THEN TAP THE ARROW TO ADD BACKGROUND MUSIC CLIPS ARE GREEN IN THE TIMELINE. SOUND EFFECTS • TAP AUDIO • TAP SOUND EFFECTS • TAP THE EFFECTS YOU WANT TO USE, THEN TAP THE ARROW TO ADD SOUND EFFECTS ARE BLUE IN THE TIMELINE RECORD AUDIO • TAP THE MICROPHONE BUTTON IN THE LOWER-RIGHT CORNER • TAP RECORD, WAIT FOR COUNTDOWN, THEN RECORD • TAP STOP WHEN FINISHED • CHOOSE TO CANCEL, RETAKE, REVIEW, OR ACCEPT THE RECORDING RECORDINGS ARE PURPLE IN THE TIMELINE
  31. 31. ADJUSTING/ARRANGING AUDIO CLIPS • SIMPLY DRAG AND DROP AUDIO CLIPS TO MOVE THEM TO A DIFFERENT PLACE IN YOUR PROJECT • TAP AN AUDIO CLIP IN THE TIMELINE AND WHEN THE YELLOW HANDLES APPEAR, YOU CAN DRAG THE HANDLES TO TRIM THE AUDIO CLIP • TO ADJUST VOLUME, TAP THE AUDIO CLIP, THEN SLIDE THE VOLUME CONTROL ON THE BOTTOM OF THE SCREEN TO THE DESIRED LEVEL.
  32. 32. ADDING TITLES TO VIDEO CLIPS OR PHOTOS • TAP A VIDEO CLIP/PHOTO IN TIMELINE • TAP TITLE (BOTTOM RIGHT) • CHOOSE WHERE THE TITLE WILL APPEAR ONSCREEN: TAP OPENING, MIDDLE, OR CLOSING • TYPE YOUR TITLE TEXT • TAP DONE ON THE KEYBOARD • TAP THE TITLE BUTTON TO CHANGE THE TITLE STYLE
  33. 33. PROJECT SETTINGS BUTTON TO CHANGE THE THEME, ADD THEME MUSIC, AND/OR HAVE YOUR MOVIE FADE IN FROM A BLACK SCREEN AT THE BEGINNING AND FADE OUT TO A BLACK SCREEN AT THE END, TAP THE PROJECT SETTINGS BUTTON (BOTTOM RIGHT)
  34. 34. SAVING YOUR VIDEO TO THE CAMERA ROLL • TAP THE BACK BUTTON < IN THE UPPER LEFT CORNER TO GET TO YOUR PROJECT DETAILS SCREEN • NAME YOUR PROJECT (TAP TO GIVE IT A NEW TITLE) • TAP THE SHARE BUTTON (SQUARE BUTTON WITH ARROW), THEN TAP SAVE VIDEO • TAP THE SIZE YOU WANT TO EXPORT (I USUALLY USE MEDIUM) • WHEN THE EXPORT IS COMPLETE, THE FINISHED MOVIE APPEARS IN YOUR CAMERA ROLL • CONNECT THE IPAD TO YOUR COMPUTER TO IMPORT THE MOVIE FILE
  35. 35. QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ? ? ? • THIS POWERPOINT CAN BE FOUND ON MY SCHOOL LIBRARY WEBSITE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REFER BACK TO ANYTHING • HTTP://BGS.HCK12.NET/ THEN CLICK LIBRARY AND PRESENTATIONS • THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE!

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