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Lights, Camera, Action: Green Screen Ideas on a Budget

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Participate and share : Poster

Saturday, December 5, 11:00 am–12:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Kate Tinguely  
Learn about ideas for video creation in your classroom, explore green screen tools for storytelling and have the opportunity to be your own movie producer! Optional materials for exploration of tools: iPad, Green Screen by Do Ink app, green stick, green play dough, green pocket folder, small mini figure

Audience: Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: DoInk . or
and YouTube
Topic: Storytelling/multimedia
Grade level: PK-5
Subject area: Language arts
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will know basic green screen terminology and see green screen apps in action. Participants will use green screen technology on iPads, Chromebooks or Laptops that is affordable an easily accessible to teachers and students. Session participants will be provided with background knowledge of green screen use and will be guided through a slide show going into detail what tools and ideas are available to aid their use of green screens in the classroom. Finally, they will get to create a green screen project of their own.


Slide Show Presentation - 20 - 30 minutes
Peer to Peer Sharing of Green Screen Sharing of Ideas & Project Generation or exploration of tools on attendees device - 10 minutes
Wrap up and sharing of ideas in large group - 10 minutes

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Kate Tinguely, Prior Lake - Savage Area Schools

2015 Teacher of the Year for the Prior Lake -Savage Area School District, Kate Tinguely is a K-5 Library Media Specialist who blogs, pushes books and loves integrating tech with students. Kate has been in the business of educating children for over 25 years, has her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, K-6 Minnesota classroom license and a K-12 Media certification. She is a Former ISTE, FETC, TIES, ITEM and District Tech Camp presenter, and local CoderDojo leader. She is a Common Sense Education Ambassador, Seesaw Certified Educator and a PBS Digital Innovator.

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