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How to Create Interactive Videos, Three Options – Education Article

This year I’ve become a big fan of the PowerCert Animated Videos YouTube channel as the videos on it have helped me explain some important concepts in my Intro to Computer Science courses. Sometimes getting an explanation from someone other than me helps my students understand a concept a little better. Throughout the year I have either shown one of the videos in class or used one in a lesson that distribute through EDpuzzle. EDpuzzle is a free service for creating video-based lessons.…

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Three Good Ways to Make Stop Motion Videos – Education Article

Creating a stop-motion video or a time-lapse videos can be a good way for students to tell a story in the style of Gumby. Making stop-motion and time-lapse videos can also be a good way for students to demonstrate how a lengthy process works without making people watch a long video. Here are three good and easy-to-use tools for making stop motion videos. Cloud Stop Motion At the recommendation of Danny Nicholson I recently tried a new stop motion tool called Cloud Stop Motion.…

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Creating Interactive Videos & Video-based Lessons – Education Article

Last week I ran a workshop for a group of teachers of adult education courses. Teaching with video was the topic of the workshop. We spent the bulk of the time making our own videos. The rest of the time was spent on developing lessons based on existing videos found on services like YouTube and Next Vista for Learning. To build lessons based on existing videos we used EDpuzzle and Thinglink. EDpuzzle is a free service for creating video-based lessons.…

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Six Styles of Classroom Video Projects – And Tools for Making Them – Education Article

Creating videos can be a fun way for students to show what they know, to reflect, to ask questions, and to spark conversation. Making a video is often a good way to get students to invest a little extra effort to research and revise to make a product they’re proud to show off to parents and friends. But if you have never facilitated video creation in your classroom, choosing the right style of video and the right tools can be…

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