Presentation on theme: "D IGITAL S TORY T ELLING : C REATING SIMPLE VIDEOS For Maximum Impact Using PhotoStory to create book trailers, simple library promotions or to introduce."— Presentation transcript:
D IGITAL S TORY T ELLING : C REATING SIMPLE VIDEOS For Maximum Impact Using PhotoStory to create book trailers, simple library promotions or to introduce students to each other
Y EAR 7 O RIENTATION – GETTING TO KNOW YOU In the 1 st week of school our students have a 3 day camp and spend 2 days learning about the school, meeting their teachers and learning to use their computers. They create a video about themselves
E NGLISH – LITERATURE RESPONSE Year 7 students study Allan Baillie’s Little brother. One of the options they can use to respond is to create a video. They can use PhotoStory to do this.
E NGLISH – LITERATURE RESPONSE English Video 2 Response to Black Snake by Wilkinson
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P REPARATION IS IMPORTANT Creative Commons Do’s and don’t's of creating short films Set the student’s up with the knowledge to be good digital citizens and with the basics to have some success Explain about Creative Commons and show students how to locate items they need from these sites. Give guidance and discuss what makes a good trailer or short film Links: In a post about cc: From my wiki: cc sites Book trailer rubric: Guidelines :
Opening Page. Create new or edit an existing video
Choose your photos by highlighting them (holding down the Ctrl key) and click OK
You will be able to see all the photos you have collected in the strip below and the 1 st one will be in the main section. You can opt to remove the black borders – all at one or individually. You can also play with effects for with the images – although this can be too much if not done carefully. At any time you can save your work.
Next add any titles to your images. You can add colour, style and play around with the text. You continue to do this to any or all of your photos.
Next step is to add narration to each slide.
You can also add motion to the video by customizing how you want the photos to appear on the screen and adjust the amount of time each stays on the screen.
You can also choose any transitions between slides.
Add any music or sound effect
Once you have chosen sound you can see it on the same screen with details
Finally, save the video in the final format.
S HARING D IGITAL S TORY T ELLING I DEAS Year 12 farewell – images of students and their time at school Book trailers by students and library staff Training kids how to use on-line/digital tools Promoting library events – Book Week, visiting authors, etc., running lunchtime trivia activities Book Trailer Film Competition – popular award voting and film viewing – awards/trophy Taking photos of events to share what has been done Tools: Animoto, Moviemaker (windows 7 on), iMovie (Mac), Explain Everything (App), Coral VideoStudio, PhotoStory Promotion of “what’s in the library” for induction purposes – students and staff Library rules – emphasising what you can do or use humour