All About Me - Using an iPad and Educreations
Teachers show a demonstration video from Educreations, preferable one of the following:
1. One they made "All About Me"
2. One they found "All About Me"
3. Any example of a short video on Educreations
Students will be engaged at the opportunity to create their own movie.
2 Direct Instruction
Teachers and students brainstorm they types of information they can share on their own All About Me video. Teacher predetermines how many slides.
Using Padlet, students also submit ideas.
Teacher also starts to formally teach Educreations.
3 Guided Practice
Once students know what they are going to write about , teacher moves on to teaching how to use Educreations.
Students are told how to use the tool and they can embed images they search for or from the Photos option on the iPad.
Students create 3-5 slides "All About Me"
4 Independent Practice
Students map out their story on Bubbl.us. They indate their title, image and text they will read.
Students narrate their final project. The teachers then displays and embeds all work on a public space like a class page.