In this episode, ISTE author and California Teacher of the Year Jessica Pack joins me to discuss bringing moviemaking into any subject area with students at any grade level. You’ll also hear some of Jessica’s favorite strategies and creation tools along with the brain science of storytelling and social emotional benefits of moviemaking in the classroom!
This week’s podcast episode is all about moviemaking and I’m so excited to have ISTE author Jessica Pack join me today. It was so much fun hearing her inside suggestions and advice for bringing moviemaking into the work you do in any subject area with students at any grade level. During our conversation we talked about some favorite strategies, some different tools and you hear us mention her new book which comes out in October. I’ve added the link to the book where you’re listening to this episode so you can check it out and learn more about Jessica’s work. Let’s go ahead and dive into today’s conversation!
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- First, use moviemaking as an artifact of learning.
- Next, pair moviemaking with experiential learning.
- Then, exploration can be a capstone of learning.
- Finally, use a lesson frame to set up students for success.
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- Check out Jessica Pack’s website and digital storytelling podcast
- Preorder Jessica Pack’s book “Moviemaking in the Classroom: Lifting Student Voices through Digital Storytelling” from ISTE Books and Amazon
- Follow Jessica Pack on Instagram and Twitter
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- EduProtocols Movement
- Free Movie Making Graphic Organizers
- ISTE Standards | The Leader in Edtech Standards
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