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Explore and create

Explore and create : Creation lab

Saturday, December 5, 11:30 am–12:20 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Claudio Zavala  
Learn how to produce your own YouTube videos. This is a beginner's guide to creating your own videos for your YouTube channel. From scriptwriting and staging to recording and uploading your video.

Audience: Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Attendees will need to create an Adobe account (free)
Download Adobe Premiere Rush and or Adobe Spark Video
Topic: Storytelling/multimedia
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
Additional detail: Session recorded for video-on-demand
Influencer Disclosure: This session includes a presenter that indicated a “material connection” to a brand that includes a personal, family or employment relationship, or a financial relationship. See individual speaker menu for disclosure information.
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Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

At the end of this workshop, the participant will:
• Know steps to creating a video for YouTube
• Know how to create a YouTube channel
• Know how to setup proper lighting
• Know how to develop a script to use
• Know how to use YouTube in their classroom as a tool for learning


Intro (5 min)
• What are we doing in this session?
• So you want to YouTube?
• Why use YouTube?
Ideas & Topics (10 min)
• Class
• Perspective
• Daily journal
Setting Up (30 min)
• Choose your style - Vlog or Studio or both?
• Lighting
• Gear
• Locations
Scripting (15-20 min)
• Key Points or Verbatim?
• Voice
Camera - Using mobile phone (15 min)
•Use the right settings
•Save the info
Filming (15 min)
• Capture videos
• Record each other
• Walk about
Editing (30 min)
• Adobe Spark Video (easy)
• Adobe Premiere Rush (advanced)
Creating Channel (15 min)
• Naming
• Channel art
• Playlist
• Description
Sharing (5 min)
• Channel
Extras (5 min)
• Tips
• Make mistakes - it’s ok
• Natural - be yourself

Supporting research

• How To: Tell A Great Story— 5 storytelling tips:
• Danyah Miller's top ten tips for stunning storytelling:
• Why Creativity is Important:
• How stories are told around the world:
• Once Upon a Time: The Secrets to Digital Storytelling:
• Creativity and Education: Why It Matters:

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Claudio Zavala, I Am Claudius

Claudio Zavala Jr. is a digital designer for the Burleson Independent School District in Texas.. He’s passionate about fostering creativity in the classroom and using digital tools to engage learners. He also enjoys helping individuals, entrepreneurs and small-business owners create their designs and build their brands. Zavala has presented at a number of national and regional conferences, including the ISTE Conference & Expo, SXSWEdu, the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) and the TCEA Convention & Exposition, and his work has been featured in Toggle and EdTech Magazine. He’s also experienced in social media management, something he learned to do as part of I Am Claudius, his digital media consulting company. An Adobe Education Leader, Adobe Creative Educator, Certified Alpha Squirrel, Flipgrid Ambassador and Participate Community Advisor, Zavala enjoys photography and videography, and growing his YouTube channel. He’s also a professional musician, master woodworker and graphic designer.

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