Category Archive: Video

Oct 27

Actors Commentary: The Hobbit In Five Minutes

This is an “actors commentary” video for “The Hobbit in 5 Minutes.” Our cast of four actors and videographers watched the video and shared our own commentaries, using a Sony digital audio recorder. Then we uploaded the original video with a REPLACED the audio track using the commentary audio. Check out the original on: …

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Oct 26

Come To Our Colony: New Amsterdam

Every year my students participate in a project-based learning (PBL) unit on the 13 Colonies. This year’s 13 Colonies PBL culminated in students using Photo Story 3 to create digital stories about each of their team’s assigned colony. Pictures were courtesy of Flickr and music loops were exported from GarageBand. Each student worked in a …

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Oct 26

Haunted School

Students were instructed to do a unique school tour video. This was a few seconds shot with a flip and some unique editing in Web link to the media example: Grade Level: middle school School Name: Browning Middle School

Oct 13

Tom and the Dog

4th grader narrates a story using Jing and Kerpoof. Web link to the media example: Grade Level: elementary

Oct 08

Notes on Marco Polo

We have been using the Show Me App in class to create multi media notes about the important people we are studying in Social Studies. The students start with an image and then add their own text and audio. We save them and then I post them on the class website so all the students …

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Sep 24


A group of students from my Grade Two class created this movie for our Envirofest – a competition for our junior school students which gave them a chance to create a movie in any format on the theme of sustainability. The students worked on the iPad with a variety of apps but putting it together …

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Sep 15

Using Fastfinga and Sonic Pics

Trying to get students to write simple sentences, illustrate it and then record it on Sonic Pics…see what you think Web link to the media example: Grade Level: elementary School Name: Australian International School

Sep 04

The Beach

This is a 72 second “narrated slideshow” about a visit to the beach by 10 year old Sarah and 7 year old Rachel. They used the application Sonic Pics on an iPad to make this. Web link to the media example: Grade Level: elementary School Name: Chisholm Elementary School, Edmond, Oklahoma

Sep 04

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

This is a “no edit video” example and clip from the rehearsal of the 5th grade program at Chisholm Elementary in Edmond, Oklahoma, May 2011. The clip is about five minutes long, and features the song from Toy Story, “You’ve Got a Friend in Me.” Web link to the media example: Grade Level: elementary …

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Aug 26

Lessons Learned from GPS

This is a compilation of some short puppet movies 5th graders made in Sunday School in April 2011, sharing lessons learned from the musical GPS. 5th graders shot these videos on an iPad2 and edited this after class with iMovie on the iPad. The editing process took about ten minutes, and we published the movie …

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