Creative Constructor
Lab Virtual
Leadership Exchange
at ISTELive 21
Edtech Advocacy &
Policy Summit

EdFLIX and Chill

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Explore and create : Creation lab

Meredith Boullion  
Ashley Guillory  

Learn how to create customized videos to augment your classroom that can make your content more accessible and engaging to all learners. Videos will be created using free tools available to everyone. Participants will walk away with a product along with skills to create video content beyond the session.

Audience: Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: PC
Tablet: iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: To participate in the PowerPoint video creating process, participants should have an Office 365 account and download the PowerPoint app to use.

To participate in the Flipgrid video creating process, participants should have a Flipgrid account.

A working microphone (internal or external) needs to be on the device participants use for creating videos.

Topic: Instructional design & delivery
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.
For Coaches:
Digital Age Learning Environments
  • Coach teachers in and model use of online and blended learning, digital content, and collaborative learning networks to support and extend student learning as well as expand opportunities and choices for online professional development for teachers and administrators.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

As a result of participation, attendees will get a brief overview of effective video creation strategies for providing customized educational videos. They'll have the opportunity to create their own personalized video using screencasting tools found on devices, in PowerPoint, and with Flipgrid.


Welcome & Introduction (5 minutes)

Poll Everywhere poll to brainstorm why video creation is an important skill for educators to lead into a discussion and rationale for using video content (5 minutes)

Quick tip whole group: How to create a screen recording on a mobile device (10 minutes)

Overview of PowerPoint video creating features with teacher examples (10 minutes)

Overview of Flipgrid video creating features with teacher examples (10 minutes)

Separate into 2 groups to create video based on participant choice (PowerPoint/Flipgrid) (30 minutes)

Participants share their final video products/links to showcase in a OneNote which also contains resources to support this session (5 minutes)

Provide peer feedback on shared videos (10 minutes)

Wrap-up and questions (5 minutes)

Supporting research

Research Review: What is the Impact of Using Video in the Classroom

Use Video in the Classroom to Stimulate Critical Thinking

Using Educational Video in the Classroom, Theory, Research, and Practice

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Meredith Boullion, Calcasieu Parish School Board
ISTE Certified Educator
Ashley Guillory, Calcasieu Parish School Board
ISTE Certified Educator

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