Teacher Review for iMovie

Awesome app to destroy boring reports!!

Lee M.
Classroom teacher
Jefferson Elementary Center
Parkersburg, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Small group
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I recommend using the trailer feature of this app. This is a great way to get students excited about doing a report. I helped a teacher with a project on the Civil War. The students completed their research and then put together a trailer for their part. We then combined all of the trailers into one movie. This was a great project for collaboration between students. It was also a great project for collaboration between myself and the classroom teacher.
My Take
This is a great tool to use across the curriculum. The students quickly picked up how to use this app. However, teaching how to use this app correctly is the key to success or failure. This will cause the initial use to be a little longer than desired, but the it is worth the time spent doing so.