Lesson Plan

All About Me - Using an iPad and Educreations

Students Create All About Me Projects
Jennifer F.
School district administrator
Ossining, NY
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts

Students will be able to create an online All About Me Digital Story using the iPad and Educreations.  

English Language Arts
Grades 2 - 5
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1 Hook

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

Free, Paid

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

Free, Paid

Students map out their story on Bubbl.us.  They indate their title, image and text they will read.

5 Wrap-Up

Students narrate their final project.  The teachers then displays and embeds all work on a public space like a class page.