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Day 1 - Screencasting & Narrated Slideshows

Overview:

  • Find fun ways to embrace Playing with Media
  • Create and share screencasts and narrated slideshows using an iPad

Objectives:

Participants will:

  1. Be able to take a screenshot, take a photo and save photos to the iPad camera roll.
  2. Be able to import photos into multimedia apps for collages, screencasting and narrated slideshows.
  3. Understand how to record audio synchronized to selected photographs or images.
  4. Know about sharing media projects to a moderated blog.

Core Apps Used:
Educreations
Explain Everything
Ask3

Apps We'll Play With:

App Alternatives:
ShowMe
ScreenChomp
Frame Artist
Sonic Pics

Introduction and Kickoff

Time to explore..

Tell something interesting about yourself using your iPad!

Dan Example

Creativity and Play
What is now possible?

Wes Asks...What do you want to create today?

Quickfire 1: Photo Collage

  1. Think about the theme "5 things we always carry with us" (See "Story in 5 Photos" on Mapping Media to the Common Core for more information and links!)
  2. Take your 5 Photos
  3. Make a collage using Pic Collage
  4. Email the finished image to wfryer.jackson@blogger.com In the subject line of your email use your group's name & a fun title. Example: "Don't Forget the Keys by The Cars"
  5. Save to Camera Roll in order to save your work.
  6. View the submissions (after they are moderated / approved) on ipadmediacamp.blogspot.com

For more examples see 5photostories.blogspot.com


Quickfire 2: Narrated Photo

  1. Respond to the topic: It’s June. I’m a teacher and _____
  2. Using the PixnTell app, take a picture with your iPad camera related to the topic (You can add up to five pictures in the free version of the app.)
  3. Add a short verbal explanation.
  4. Email the finished image to wfryer.jackson@blogger.com In the subject line of your email use your group's name & a fun title. Example: "Sunburn from Team Awesome"
  5. View the submissions (after they are moderated / approved) on ipadmediacamp.blogspot.com

Edmodo Reflection:

Link to Edmodo Site
JCISD iPad Media Group Code: ft31kf

How can these activities be tweaked for your classroom/subject area?





EXAMPLES:
  1. Least Common Multiple on KhanAcademy.org
  2. Probability by Ben and Jerry on Mathtrain.tv
  3. How to Measure Liquid on Amy Loeffelholz' ShowMe Channel
  4. Ejyafjallajokull: Our 6th Grace Science Volcano Project

Activity 1: Chopped Challenge 

Chopped Intro

  1. Working in groups of 3, create an unforgettable (or forgettable) story using all the items in your basket.
  2. Plan using a rough storyboard.
  3. Use the Educreations app to make the video.
  4. Shoot for around 2 minutes in length.
  5. You may use any other items that you find in your surroundings, but have to use every item in the given basket.
  6. Split the work among the group, you may want to assign:
    1. Photographer
    2. Narrator
    3. Illustrator
    4. Photographer
    5. Uploader
    6. Exporter
  • Email the finished screencast link to wfryer.jackson@blogger.com In the subject line of your email use your group's name & a fun title. Example: "Attack of the Foam by Team ABC"

Quickfire 3: Video Discussion Board

There’s an app for that?

App Evaluation Rubric from Tony Vincent

Part 1: Create

  1. Take a screenshot from a favorite app
  2. Open the Ask 3 app, sign up as a student using class code 50632
  3. Take a photo to represent yourself in your profile
  4. Create a new video
  5. Add your screenshot as the background for the recording
  6. Using the App Evaluation Rubric, discuss the 2 strongest features of the app for learning (affordances) and the 2 areas that are constraints.
  7. Keep the video around 1 min or less.
  8. Upload to the class bulletin board.

Part 2: Participate

  1. Watch a few videos from the discussion board
  2. Leave at least 1 person a video response
  3. Leave at least 1 person a text response

Using Ask 3 for formative assessment (TechSmith video of Rebecca Wildman)

Activity 2 Fairy Tales in 5 Slides

Fractured Fairy Tales

Part 1: Story in 5 Photos

  1. Choose a fairy tale
  2. Work individually to summarize your tale into 5 slides
  3. Storyboard your plot on 5 index cards
  4. Use Explain Everything to create 1 slide for every card
  5. Try to use several different tools and types of media (ie text, image, drawing, video, etc)

Part 2: Narrate Your Story

  1. Narrate Your Slideshow with Explain Everything
  2. Export your finished slideshow to your Photo Roll.
  3. Use the YouTube Capture app to upload your finished video to your YouTube channel.
  4. Email the finished screencast to wfryer.jackson@blogger.com In the subject line of your email use your group's name & a fun title. Example: "3 Little Pigs from Team Awesome"
  5. View the submissions (after they are moderated / approved) on ipadmediacamp.blogspot.com


Edmodo Reflection: How can these activities be tweaked for your classroom/subject area?

Homework

Make sure you are signed up for a Google/YouTube account

Download apps for Day 2

Related Resources

Open Doors for Students (4 min "Ignite" talk from Wes Fryer)

Playing in Public (18 min K12 Online Presentation from George Couros)

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Brad Wilson,
Jun 23, 2013, 9:46 AM
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