CREATION OF VIDEO LESSONS BY TEACHERS

 

Tools for Creation of Video Lessons by Teachers

1.  Knowmia Teach iPad App, http://www.knowmia.com/teachers

A free lesson planning and recording tool for teachers.  It helps you create video lessons on any subject and publish them on Knowmia.com.  Knowmia Teach makes it easy to import your own visual aids, organize them in steps and record your voice and face to bring them to life.  You can record illustrations as you draw them and create sophisticated animation sequences with the simple stroke of a finger.  There are tutorial videos, sample lessons, support pages, and tips and tricks.

2.  Knowmia’s Helps, http://www.knowmia.com/howto.

Besides their own iPad lesson creation tool, they offer great information about three other choices for making videos:  other iPad tools, screencasting tools, or recording yourself with a camcorder.  Knowmia’s Helps offers sample videos for each tool and explains the advantages, challenges, and tips for each of those methods.

3.  Screencast-o-matic.com, http://screencast-o-matic.com.

Free program to capture screen and webcam with recording time up to 15 minutes.  Can save as a video file to insert inside another video.

 

Video Tutorials for Teachers to Create their own Video Lessons

1.  Recording yourself with a phone, camcorder, or iPad for short lecture videos.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Icn8kMoH28Y.

Video:  How Do You Make Your Videos? Why? - FAQ - Katie Gimbar's Flipped Classroom  (1:35).  Katie explains how and why she uses the one-take method with no editing for teaching all her math classes.  More info at http://lodgemccammon.com/flip.

2.  Recording yourself with more than a whiteboard.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=54&v=ZRvmjjeZ9CA.

How to Flip from Keith Hughes - I Flip, You Flip, We All Flip: Setting Up a Flipped Classroom,” 24:10.  Keith Hughes describes content curation (resources), preparing to film (understand content, know your audience, your objective - what do you want them to understand in ten minutes or less?), basic equipment (cheap ideas for green screens, lighting, cameras/phones, etc.), filming tips, making the video showing editing in iMovie, problem-solving, and sharing.

 

Archived Videos for Student Learning

1.  KNOWMIA.COM, http://www.knowmia.com/teachers#video-lesson-library30,000 free lessons.  Subjects:  art, engineering and design, English, math, science, social studies, technology, world languages, and more.  (You can upgrade to Knowmia Teach Pro to save their videos to your iPad, record websites, have high resolution videos, etc.

2.  YOUTUBE.COM/EDU, http://youtube.com/edu.  Here educators can find a lot of videos related to various topics easily.  Subject area/channels under primary and secondary education:  geography, history, languages, mathematics, social studies, science, social sciences (economics, gov’t, civics, and citizenship).

3.  TedEd, http://ed.ted.com/lessons.  Teachers can filter by age-group from lessons in the arts, business and economics, design, engineering & technology, health, literature & language, math, philosophy and religion, psychology, science & technology, social studies, teaching & education, thinking & learning.

4.  History - Hip Hughes History videos, https://www.youtube.com/user/hughesDV/videos.  Here educators can find a lot of videos related to various topics easily.  Subject area/channels under primary and secondary education:  geography, history, languages, mathematics, social studies, science, social sciences (economics, gov’t, civics, and citizenship).

5.  History - https:/www.youtube.com/user/YaBigFreak.  An educational, history channel featuring videos about our world's history in a fun, informative, educational manner.  A wide range of categories including Military History, World History, US History, Political History, Entertainment History and more, with series including This Day In History, History Rewrite (Alternate History), History Deja Vu, and "top lists" to rank events from history.

6.  Science -ASAPSCIENCE, https://www.youtube.com/user/AsapSCIENCE.  Mitchell and Gregory from Toronto have these featured channels:  AsapTHOUGHT, Mitchell Moffit, Ask Kimberly, Vsauce, Vsauce3, Vertiasium, the brain scoop, It’s Okay to be Smart, PBS Idea Channel, Smarter Every Day.  (Related channels on youtube:  Buzz Feed Video, Buzz Feed Yellow, MinuteEarth, MinutePhysics, SciShow.)

7.  Science - SmarterEveryDay, https://www.youtube.com/user/destinws2.  Destin Sanlin explores the world using science.  He also features these channels:  Applied Science, CGP Grey, MinutePhysics, Numberphile, Periodic Videos, The Slow Mo Guys, Vertiasium, and Vsauce.


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