Transforming Writing by Elevating Student Voice With Video
Explore and create : BYOD
Wednesday, June 26, 10:00–11:00 am
Take literacy to the next level by elevating student voice with video. Let student writing guide the journey and serve as the script. Use their voice to transform their essay, poem, narrative or other piece of writing and bring the words to life by adding visuals, music, titles and transitions.
|Audience:||Coaches, Teachers, Library media specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||We will be primarily utilize WeVideo, which is web based. Teachers do not need to download ahead of time. We will also share tools like Adobe Spark, Powtoons and Imovie.|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Subject area:||Language arts, STEM/STEAM|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
|Disclosure:||The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session|
Teachers will learn how to scaffold a video project so that students use their words to transform their writing.
Teachers will use WeVideo to create a model project utilizing their words or some provided examples. We start with student writing to maintain focus on the creative process to scaffold the video editing skills.
Participants will first explore student examples and discuss elements of video including writing, speaking and listening. (Explore - Think- Pair Share 10 Minutes)
Then presenter will explain the importance of scaffolding the first video project so that students do not get lost in the tool, but maintain focus so they can quickly complete a project utilizing their words and many new digital editing skills. (Direct Instruction 10 - Minutes)
Presenter will then guide participants in the creation process.
Record Voice Over, Add Video clips, Add Titles, Add Music, Add transitions and share. (30 Minutes)
Debrief and reflect (10 Minutes)
https://studentvoice.org/ There are many opportunities for students to share their voice. The Global Student Film Festival is one example of the importance of using media to highlight student voice.