Mobile Movie Makers- Recording & Editing Video via iPad for Student Learning

Amy Blaker is a Biotechnology teacher at Lucas Middle School.  Ms. Blaker’s students use technology in a variety of ways to research and communicate information.  Recently she designed a project in which her students researched an environmental topic and then created an instructional video.  Ms. Blaker will discuss her motivation for designing the project and what she and her students learned in the process.
  • Host- Jerry Williamson, DPS Educational Technology Specialist
  • Guest- Amy Blaker, Biotechnology Teacher, Lucas Middle School
Discussion Points
1.  Can you describe your (Ms. Blaker’s) background, classroom philosophy, and Biotechnology?
2.  What are the some of the various ways in which you leverage technology in your classroom?
3.  You recently did a project in which your students researched an environmental topic and then created an instructional video.  Can you tell us about it, what you learned, and what your students learned?
4.  Do you recommend other teachers do similar projects in their classrooms.  Why or why not?  Are there limitations to this type of instructional model?


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