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Snap2B: Connecting Classrooms and Communities Through Clips

Location: W187c, Table 2

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Wednesday, June 27, 12:00–1:00 pm
Location: W187c, Table 2

Brianna Buck   Andy Leiser   Anthony Stirpe   Joseph Welch  
How does a community connect in a digital age? Can an app address this complicated issue? At first glance, Apple’s new video app Clips is a great way to create fancy social media videos. Clips, however, is a creative classroom tool that transforms the way kids learn and communities connect.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: iOS Device
Clips app- https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/clips/id1212699939?mt=8
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Communication and collaboration
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, Performing/visual arts
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Facilitator
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.
Global Collaborator
  • Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

-Clips will help teachers, students and administrators to be a creative communicators.
-Teachers will discover ways to use Clips to reach outside of the classroom to connect with communities and schools across the country.
-Participants will learn about the number of ways that Clips can be shared in our 21st century learning experience.
-Teachers and Administrators will explore ways that Clips can empower students, by giving them voice to share their unique, diverse, and powerful stories.
-Participants will identify unique ways that Clips can connect people, democratizing the way that students and communities access information.
-Teachers will see how Clips can be used to identify an issue in their schools or community that can be addressed through the power of media and digital content.

Outline

Part One (5 minutes): How Clips Impacts and Connects a Classroom
-Participants will learn the basic concepts behind Clips. What is the app, and how does it work? Examples will be presented to show how Clips has been implemented to quickly impact a classroom and create equity amongst students.
Part Two (7.5 minutes) How Clips Impacts and Connects a School
-Participants will learn about the live titles feature. They will discover how they work, and how it democratizes the experience for the students and even the parents. Clips subtitle feature is an accessibility feature that makes information available for anyone who might struggle with comprehension. Examples will be presented to show how Clips has been implemented to quickly impact a classroom and create equity amongst students.
Part Three (6 minutes): How Clips Impacts and Connects a Community
-Participants will learn about the social media features and how easy it is to post. Examples will be presented to show how Clips has been implemented to quickly impact a community and connect and build that community, regardless of the race and socioeconomics. And, Clips, with its languages and subtitles, addresses concerns that many migrant community members might face.
Part Four (11.5 minutes) How Clips Impacts and Connects Classrooms Across the Country
-Participants will learn creative ways that Clips can and has been used to connect classrooms across the country. Examples will be presented to inspire participants and encourage them to create their own Clips.

Supporting research

Captions & Subtitles for the Classroom:
State of Texas and Texas Tech University. “Student Disability Services.” Captions & Subtitles for the Classroom | Faculty Resources | Student Disability Services | TTU, www.depts.ttu.edu/sds/facultyresources/Captions.php.

Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology: A Handbook for Instructional Designers and Program Developers
Peat, David & Potvin, Bernie & Rehn, Nicki. (2014). Ten Strategies for Building Community with Technology: A Handbook for Instructional Designers and Program Developers. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/264752493_Ten_Strategies_for_Building_Community_with_Technology_A_Handbook_for_Instructional_Designers_and_Program_Developers

It is a Fact: Captions and Subtitles Enhance 2nd-Language Learning!
Flynn, Nicole. “Captions and Subtitles Enhance 2nd-Language Learning.” cielo24, 3 Sept. 2015, cielo24.com/2015/09/captions-and-subtitles-enhance-2nd-language-learning/.

Creating Video and Multimedia Products That Are Accessible to People with Sensory Impairments
“Creating Video and Multimedia Products That Are Accessible to People with Sensory Impairments.” Creating Video and Multimedia Products That Are Accessible to People with Sensory Impairments | DO-IT, www.washington.edu/doit/creating-video-and-multimedia-products-are-accessible-people-sensory-impairments.

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Presenters

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Brianna Buck, Lakeville Area Schools
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Andy Leiser, ISD200: Hastings Public Schools

Andy Leiser is a professional educator and technology integrationist from Hastings, Minnesota. He is passionate about sharing the story of education from the point of learning whilst amplifying the voices of our creative and innovative students to audiences beyond the classroom walls. He wants to ensure that our students are conduits of learning; shining brightly and illuminating the lives of others with new information and ideas. Andy is an Apple Distinguished Educator, a Green Bay Packers owner, and a solid example of Minnesota Nice - with a slight, but discernible, accent.

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Anthony Stirpe, New Rochelle High School
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Joseph Welch, North Hills Middle School

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