moviemaking

The Benefits of Using Moviemaking in Your Classroom with Jessica Pack – Easy EdTech Podcast 131

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 […]

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How to Get Started with Movie-Making in the Classroom – Easy EdTech Podcast 111

One of the most common questions I get from teachers is how to start a movie-making project with their students. There are so many great tools out there that it can be hard to figure out where to begin. In this episode, I share my favorite tips for getting started with movie-making and some of […]

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Showing Thanks! Creative Gratitude Activities for Students

I’ve had the pleasure of working with this company. All opinions are my own.  As we get ready to enter into November, I have an activity to share with you that’s all about giving thanks. Sharing what we’re thankful for, especially during a challenging year, is important. And there are lots of ways to get […]

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Movie Making Activities for Reading Classrooms – Easy EdTech Podcast 051

In this episode, you’ll learn about movie-making projects you can use to showcase learning and cultivate creativity for your student readers. You’ll also hear about favorite EdTech resources and I’ll talk about my free planning pages to help make your video activities a success! I can’t wait for you to check out these activities for […]

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5 Video Projects for Student Readers (feat. Adobe Spark)

How do your students share their reading experiences with the world? Movie-making activities help students talk about favorite books. They can use this format to share what they’ve learned from reading. Whether you’re focused on literature or informational text, students of all ages can share their reading experiences in video projects. Video Projects for Student […]

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Movie-Making Activity to Strengthen Classroom Community

Whether it’s the beginning, middle or end of the school year, it’s always a wonderful time to share stories! At the start of the school year, students can introduce themselves to their classmates while learning how to navigate new digital platforms. An “all about me” activity is a great option for helping build your classroom […]

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Telestory Lesson Ideas for Moviemaking and Digital Storytelling

Digital tools can help students demonstrate their understanding and apply what they’ve learned in engaging, real world contexts. What I love about the Telestory app from Launchpad Toys is how students can quickly and easily become creators. Although there are other apps that let you create a book trailer or share a special moment (see […]

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