Student Project: Problem Solution Videos

“A problem well put is half solved.” – John Dewey Now that my semester has ended I have some time to share some of my students’ projects. I teach English and students are required to complete at least 4 essays throughout one semester. I add a digital component to each writing, because our students need […]

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. Instead, of getting them to write essays for each form, I try to introduce them to types of writing activities we do now, which emulate these forms. I think it’s important for students to learn the different types of writing forms and the […]

14 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

“Animation offers a medium of storytelling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.” – Walt Disney Research indicates that one of the most effective ways students learn is by teaching others. In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions […]

20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

“Humans are incredibly visual and powerful, moving images help us find meaning… video helps capture and contextualize the world around us.” – Dan Patterson Students enjoy producing short videos and showing their creativity. Planning a video project doesn’t have to be a huge headache. In my digital book, Learning to Go, I provide tips, resources, rubrics, […]