Teach With video is a blog to help teachers integrate digital video projects in the classes they teach. The podcast provides tips for classroom management, unit and lesson design, and various resources to help teachers guide students toward the successful creation of curriculum-based videos.

Stop Motion Animation on iTunes U

I’m very excited to announce that my Stop Motion Animation iTunes U course has been published in the Apple Distinguished Educators Lessons for the Classroom series. I think it is a good resource for learning and teaching stop motion animation in very few steps. The course has some guidelines for how to set up projects, and I’ll be adding more content as I create it. I hope you enjoy the course.

Steve Katz Stop Motion iTunes U

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Great Remixes With WEAVLY

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I recently came across what looks like it will be a promising tool for remixing media. WEAVLY (still in beta) currently allows you to remix YouTube videos, SoundCloud audio, gif images, and has a good tool for adding titles. They appear to be planning to add other media to the mix, including Vine videos, Tumblr, and Loopcam. WEAVLY is social, allowing shares, embeds, remixes, and “upvoting.”

WEAVLY gives the user a lot of editing controls, and links to all original content. There is also a section for “Assignments,” but the tutorial is not currently working. I would like to see WEAVLY allow the user to choose the display frame for the video. Mine currently has a frame from one of the videos that is not in my remix. I would have chosen the frame below.

My first video is dedicated to Amalia Kingsbury, who on a daily basis reminds everyone in our office, “DON’T POKE THE BEAR!”

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iPads in Education

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Below is the iPads in Education slide show that I created as part of a five day EdTech Jumpstart workshop in Ipoh, Malaysia.

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KIS EdTech Team 2014-2015

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This year the KIS EdTech Team has two new members, and with that, new artwork. This year we outsourced this for the first time. We were fortunate enough to have my talented student, Melissa Rodriguez, create our “business cards” this year. Below is what I put together as our “team photo,” and then each individual card. Ben Summerton used the artwork to create our Keynote theme for the year. Check out our first presentation using the theme. This is some seriously cool artwork. Melissa is a graphic artist and freelances in her spare time. See some of her artwork, photography, and videos at melirodriguezart.com/.

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Amalia Kingsbury

Amalia Kingsbury

Rick Mallon

Rick Mallon

Art Schultz

Art Schultz

David Lee

David Lee

Ben Summerton

Ben Summerton

Steve Katz

Steve Katz

KISedtech

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Professional Development That Works

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This presentation about ongoing professional learning in The Fish Bowl at Korea International School was presented twice. The first time at the Learning 2 Conference in Bangkok, Thailand, October and the second time at EARCOS Leadership Conference in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, November 2, 2014. The slide show below is from the EARCOS conference.

 
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Stop Motion Animation in Your Classroom

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Below is the slide deck for my stop motion animation workshop at the Seoul EduLAN conference on October 25, 2014 and Korea International School.

Workshop description:

Ever thought about creating stop motion animations with your students? It is fun and easy to do. In this session we will cover some of the important aspects of creating these movies, and then create our own. Bring your computer, phone, or tablet, and some toys you would like to animate.

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Creating Classroom Movies With YouTube Editor

Presentation resources for the EdTech Team South Korea Summit featuring Google Apps for Education, September 28, 2014.

Resources

YouTube Editor

YouTube Editor Tutorials

YouTube Capture (for iOS)

Creative Commons Licenses

Movie Rubric Creator

How to:

Set up your YouTube channel

Upload videos

Use YouTube Editor

Promo from a Fish Bowl professional development session with similar objectives.


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Set Up A Blog Using Blogger

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Korea International School is starting the second year of our One To World program. All students in grades 3-5 are using iPads to enhance their learning. This year the One To World team created a “Boot Camp” for all students in the program. It is five weeks of activities that will help students to be comfortable using their devices, and teach them appropriate uses and etiquette.

Below are the instructions for setting up a blog, which will become the student’s portfolio while at KIS.

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Keynote Hyperlinks Only Presentation

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In Keynote 6.2, when you are making an interactive presentation and you do not want the user to be able to advance to the next slide, you can create a “Links Only” presentation. You would use this when the viewer of your presentation is clicking on objects that link to other slides. A vocabulary review, a quiz, or choose your own adventure slide show can really benefit from this setting. Change this setting by selecting Document, and under Presentation Type click on Normal and then select Links Only. (see below)

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Create Flickr Slide Shows

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Frustrated that Flickr no longer allows you to embed slide shows? Although Flickr no longer gives the option to create slides shows like the one below, you can still use the old code to embed a slide show in your blog or site. Here’s what you do:

1. Select the set you would like to make a slide show for.

2. Find the set ID number.

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3. Copy the embed code below & replace the red numbers with the set number you want in your slide show.

<object width=”500″ height=”375″ classid=”clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000″ codebase=”http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,40,0“><param name=”flashvars” value=”offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fstevekatz%2Fsets%2F72157640616498884%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fstevekatz%2Fsets%2F72157640616498884%2F&amp;set_id=72157640616498884&amp;jump_to=” /><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true” /><param name=”src” value=”http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=124984” /><param name=”allowfullscreen” value=”true” /><embed width=”500″ height=”375″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” src=”http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=124984” flashvars=”offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2Fstevekatz%2Fsets%2F72157640616498884%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2Fstevekatz%2Fsets%2F72157640616498884%2F&amp;set_id=72157640616498884&amp;jump_to=” allowFullScreen=”true” allowfullscreen=”true” /></object>

 

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