Video in the Classroom Carnival #4 comes a month early. There were just too many good tips and examples to hold off another month.
Video Production Examples from the Trenches
Mr. Moses’s middle schoolers’ productions. I particularly enjoyed The Clumsy Ninja for its dry sense of humor and well thought out shot selection.
6th Grade Puppet Shows from Kevin Hodgson’s class.
Kelly Dumont’s elementary film festival winners.
The Substance of Style. A series of film essays on the influences of Wes Anderson. Watch these to help train your eye on what to look for in teaching and evaluating film.
Literacy Status: Its Complicated, Tom Woodward asks us to think about how we’re teaching literacy. Have we redefined it? Have we let tools take over technique?
Let the Beat Build. Dan Meyer explains why this music video rocks.
The Best Cinematic Tutorials Online from Smashing Magazine.
Normalizing Audio in Final Cut Pro by Larry Jordan (also check out his free FCP newsletter)