Video in the Classroom


Why Video?

Listen to Marco Torres's presentation on Engaging Students through Digital Media, recorded by Wesley Fryer at a conference in May 2006

Examples of Video in the Classroom

Primary

Elementary

Middle School

High School

Professional Development

Video Tips and Tutorials

Camera Tripods

A tripod helps steady the media shot. Below are some inexpensive tripods that will help make your media look sharp and clear.

Permission to Publish Forms

If you are going to publish video, make sure to have parents sign a permission to publish form, along with an AUP. Don't use names with images, and make sure to use only first names - or nicknames when publishing student images.
LAUSD's Acceptable Use Policy and Permission to Publish forms

Publishing Options

There are many places to publish video for sharing with an audience. Since YouTube is blocked in most districts, here are some alternatives:
TeacherTube
BlipTV
Edublogs.tv
EdZone - Part of the California HighSpeed Network
SchoolTube
and more..

Video Publish Contests for Students

AFI's ScreenNation has an ongoing assortment of contests (which they call "Challenges") to which students can submit their creations.

The Flip Camera

The Flip Video Guide - Some great videos on using the Flip camera
Resources on the flip camera - from my bookmarks