Active viewing is great, but it isn't enough. When it comes to videos in the classroom, students shouldn't just get it; they should also have something to say about it. Students need to be active and reactive viewers -- comprehending and critiquing, reading and reacting, getting and giving knowledge. Below you'll find great tools, tips, and strategies for helping to foster both of these essential media-literacy skills.
We want our students to be active viewers. But why stop at comprehension?
Downloadable and printable tip sheets
Getting the most out of video isn't complicated. Just keep this cheat sheet of tricks handy!
Great video and video creation tools to use in your classroom
Check out these top tools for creating videos, plus a few more for video annotatation and remix.
Add these resources to your toolkit to inspire and engage students.
Put students in the spotlight with these great video and animation creation apps.
Try out these tips and strategies with your students
Use a backchannel to help students discuss screenings, silently, as they watch.