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Write-Record-Create: Transforming Writing With Video

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Thursday, December 3, 12:00–1:00 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)

Scott Padway  
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 and bring the words to life by adding visuals, music, titles and transitions.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Library media specialists, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Topic: Storytelling/multimedia
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Teachers will learn how to scaffold a video project so that students use their words to transform their writing.

Teachers will learn how to design project so students can stay focused on the literacy 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)

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Scott Padway, Pleasanton Unified School District

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