Video in the Classroom - Learn By Doing
Experts publish, and teachers are the content experts of their classrooms. Come learn how you can effectively create and publish video content for your classroom. Whether you are using your cell phone camera or screencasting on your computer, learn how to create and publish your own content videos your students can access any time and from any device. Learn about the equipment and management considerations you need to plan for to successfully use video in your classroom.
Just for Fun
- Studio C - The Center for People YouTube Made Infamous (YT 3:35)
- Vertical Video Syndrome - A PSA (YT 2:59)
- BatDad (YT 2:57)
Classroom Examples - Teacher Created Content
- Low-tech video example. Just a camera and a whiteboard.
- Screencasting. Record your computer screen.
- Help at home for students and parents.
- On the spot tutorials with your iPad.
- Sub instructions. Video explains what needs to be done so much better than paper.
- Hook 'em. Use video to get students interested.
Classroom Examples - Student Created Content
- Video Hosting Sites
- Mobile Device/Cell Phones
- My Equipment
- My Favorite iOS Video Apps
- Screencasting on Your Computer
- My Microphone - Blue Snowball USB Mic
- My Tablet - Wacom Bamboo
- My Favorite Screencasting Programs
- Video Editing on Your Computer
- iMovie (Mac only)
- WeVideo (web-based)
- iOS Apps
- Screenchomp, ShowMe, Educreation (all free)
- Explain Everything ($3)
- iMovie ($5)
- Finding Pre-Created Video Content by Subject Area
- General Videography
- 21 Tutorials by the Wistia Learning Center
- YouTube Video Tutorials
- Vimeo Video School
- The 5 Deadly Sins of Amateur Video (YT - videomaker 5:45)
- Mobile Device/Cell Phones
- The iPhoneographers YT Channel
- iPhone Video Tricks (YT - Matthew Pearce 2:40)
- How to Shoot Good iPhone Video (YT - iPhoneography 3:13)
- Screencasting on a Computer
- Video Editing Programs
- iMovie (Mac Only)
- WeVideo (web-based freemium)
- iPad Apps
Learn By Doing Activities
Using the tool(s) of your choice create one of the following:
- Plan a Student Activity
- Choose a learning objective from your classroom. Plan a lesson/activity that has your students demonstrating understanding/thinking using video. Share your idea in the comments section.
- Search for Pre-Created Video Content
- Look for content that other teachers have already created. If you need help getting started check out this site here. Share a link to a video related to your classroom in the comments section.
- Introduce Yourself
- Create a video introducing yourself to your students and their parents. Upload it to the hosting site of your choice. Post the video (or a link) on your class website. Share the link in the comments section below.
- Create a Video Tutorial
- Choose a learning objective from your classroom. Create a short tutorial or address a common misconception using video. Upload it to the hosting site of your choice. Post the video (or a link) on your class website. Share the link in the comments section below.
- Video Story Problem
- Choose a learning objective from your classroom. Create a video story problem related to the topic. Upload it to the hosting site of your choice. Post the video (or a link) on your class website. Share the link in the comments section below.
- Explore iOS apps
- Explore some of the iOS video apps above and share an idea in the comments for how you could use this in your classroom.