3…2…1…ACTION! Video Production in ANY Classroom!- Online

Looking to have your students create VIDEO projects that are even more exciting, effective and interesting than what you doing right now? Interested in matching those types of lessons with your current curriculum? Ready to take your class to the next level? If you answered “YES!” to these questions, then this course is for YOU! With a simple video camera, computer or cell phone, and one of the many media production tools available, anybody can become a video producer. Participants will learn and practice the “Video Production Process.” as well as how to use a Green Screen. The goal is to not ADD something new for educators, but to REPLACE things they are already doing in their classrooms with innovative and exciting new ideas using video production.

In this ONLINE course, Participants will learn and practice the “Video Production Process.” as well as how to use a Green Screen. Participants will learn and use several APPS for stop motion animation, green screen, and video production such as DO INK, STIKBOT, STOP MOTION STUDIO, and also WeVideo and Kizoa for producing the final videos. Everyone will also collect take-home ideas for immediate use in all curriculum areas. This course is wonderful for ANY subject area or grade level as well as Administrators for school-wide homemade videos. You will gain not only the confidence to assign these types of projects, but the skills and materials to share with your class as well! The materials and course will give the guidance needed for yourself and the students and how to use the APPS and the complete video production process.

Course Details


Audience Classroom Teachers, Technology Integration Specialists, Librarians, Digital Learning Coaches, Administrators, and Counselors 
Level K-12
Instructor Erika Sandstrom
Dates May 7, 2018 – May 27, 2018 (4 weeks)
Earn 16 hours of certificate of participation
Location Online
MassCUE Member Cost $150
Non-Member Cost $190
Limit 20 Participants
Prerequisites Access to an IOS device to purchase ($2.99) and use the DO INK App. Basic knowledge of Google Drive and have set up a Google account prior to taking this course.
Graduate Credit (Pending) At the first class, participants may choose to register for 1 graduate credit through Worcester State University for an additional fee of $125. All participants, including those who do not opt for graduate credit, will receive a certificate documenting the number of course hours attended. 

Erika Sandstrom

This is my 26th year as an educator including grades 3-8 in several subject areas. My experience includes 8 years of teaching in Missouri and I am in my 17th in the Peabody Public Schools.  My experience also includes 20 years of teaching educators and administrators courses and staff development in all areas of technology. I am currently teaching grades 6th-8th where I have created a new Digital Media Arts curriculum as well as serve on the Technology team where we recently rolled out our new 1:1 Chromebook Program.  Additionally, I teach courses for the Salem State Collaborative and serve as our District Coordinator. I hold a professional license as a Technology Integration Specialist and obtained 2 Master’s Degrees as well as served as Building Technology Facilitator for many years. I truly enjoy teaching Digital Media and traveling with students with the People to People International Travel Program.  I also own The Painter’s Pub and LimeLightGreenScreen.Com as side jobs that continuously feed the creative pang inside me! My passion lies in teaching educators innovative and emerging technology as well as educating students about the MANY digital age career paths and all the new and exciting opportunities that await them!

 

 

Online Session 1: Concept and Brainstorming 

In this first module you will be introduced to the first two steps of Video Production process:  CONCEPT and BRAINSTORMING along with several tools available. You will also be introduced to Green Screen technology and the DoInk APP as the “TOOL of the WEEK!” You will create a Green Screen Video of your own using all your new skills, tips and tricks. 

Online Session 2: Storyboarding and Scripting 

In this second module you will be introduced to the next two steps of Video Production process:  STORYBOARDING and SCRIPTING along with several tools and resources available. We will dive into the secrets of good filming by learning camera angles and shots!  You will also be introduced to STOP MOTION technology as the “TOOL of the WEEK” and several APPS to help you create your own stop motion mini-movie. You will also learn how to incorporate this amazing tool into your own existing curriculum. 

Online Session 3: Set Up and Filming 

In this third module you will be introduced to the following two steps of Video Production process:  SET UP and FILMING along with several tools, resources and examples to guide you through your own process.  We will create our own STORYBOARD and begin a video project lesson AND example for our own classroom that can replace an existing unit or project.  You will also be introduced to VOICE OVER technology as your “TOOL of the WEEK” and the awesome resources available to you. 

Online Session 4: Editing and Publishing 

In this fourth and final module you will be introduced to the following two steps of Video Production process: EDITING and PUBLISHING along with two choices of video production platforms KIZOA and/or WeVideo as a “TOOL of the WEEK!”   We will continue our video project lesson for our own classroom as I guide you through the skills to produce a complete video including sound, titles, transitions, animations, and much much more! You will also leave this course with a VIDEO PRODUCTION PACKET that can be used to share with students to help guide them through their own Video Production Process and creation! 

 

K-2.DTC.b.1 Collaboratively use digital tools and media resources to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains.

K-2.DTC.b.2 Use a variety of digital tools to exchange information and feedback with teachers.

K-2.DTC.b.3 Use a variety of digital tools to present information to others.

3-5.DTC.a.3 Use digital tools (local and online) to manipulate and publish multimedia artifacts.

3-5.DTC.b.1 Communicate key ideas and details individually or collaboratively in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains using digital tools and media-rich resources

6-8.DTC.b.1 Communicate and publish key ideas and details individually or collaboratively in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains using a variety of digital tools and media-rich resources.

6-8.DTC.b.2 Collaborate synchronously and asynchronously through online digital tools.

9-12.DTC.b.1 Communicate and publish key ideas and details to a variety of audiences using digital tools and media-rich resources.

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3…2…1…ACTION! Video Production in ANY Classroom!
May 7, 2018 through May 27, 2018
Four online weekly sessions 

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