Studies have shown that our students at all levels are becoming more
visual in their learning. Use broadcasting to your
advantage. This does not mean having access to a studio, although
having one certainly doesn’t hurt.
Most laptops, tablets smart phones have video cameras along with
editing software. For Android. Magistro – Magical Video
Laptop – Adobe Communicator – much more professional.
Students- students love to be hams and what better way to get them
involved in learning than making them part of your video
Break them into teams, this allows them to work together on a subject area.
Have the teams work separately, then have them work with a member of
the other teams. The key is to have it laid out in a way that
there are examples shown once the instructions have been given.
Team 1- Resources, the students that enjoy looking up information on a
topic – they are the ones who are usually good in English and
Team 2- Film crew, those student that enjoy being behind the camera,
usually they are quiet and like the technical side of the house.
Team 3 – Editor crew, those student that like to edit- also English types but also the art folks.
Team 4 – Actors team, this may or may not be the hard group to
find, although the resource team usually are inclined to do this one.
Once they have become comfortable doing their job, then rotate them out
of their team into another team, and have students ‘teach’
the new member.
Each day I have a question or more like a review on points that have been covered in the class. Socrative
calls it ‘Exit Ticket’. Since my students have it
bookmarked, all I have to tell them is to login and put our classroom
number in and answer the question. It takes very little to come
up with the question and is a good review.
Science- Astronomy Class. Once video have been completed, given
to the astronomy class, instructor can use them as introduction to