Movie Making MacGyver Stuff – #EdCampOAISD #MACUL16

Here are links for my EdCamp and MACUL MacGyver video making sessions

iMovie Fifth Grade Book Reports

iOS Apps
Avid Pinnacle Studio Pro
Action Movie FX
Path On – Swipe To Type


Video Story Problems
Preserving History
Caterpillar Nurse Cam
Covering Hawkeye Sports

Practical example of using the Shooting Gallery

Formative Assessment/Screencasting
ShowMe appExplainEverythingEducreations

Only you  can prevent Vertical Video Syndrome

Green Screen Effects Folder – VeeScope Live

Dave Tchozewski – Green Screen Resources

Keynote Animation Project from Linda Dong

Explore these 8 Avatar Makers

Here are a bunch of sites for creating avatars or custom characters. Due to ads and some character options, not all sites may be suitable for younger students.

Face Your Manga – Anime feel

DoppelMe – Super simple, classic character generator

Madmen-me – Characters in the theme of the show

Mii – Make Wii like characters

Marvel – Create your own superhero

Mini-mizer – Create your own Lego characters

My Blue Robot – Nice editor with many easy to use features

Get Peanutized – Create characters in the style of the new Charles Schulz Peanuts movie out in November

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#edcampOAISD Create Animated Text Cut-outs with Keynote (2)At EdCamp Ottawa Area ISD yesterday I shared how to do some app smashing with Keynote to create graphics featuring cut-out text and animation like this one for the word “sharks”. Here is a step-by-step guide to the workflow involving Keynote, Preview,, and

This and many other cool techniques will be featured in my upcoming MACUL two-hour hands-on session Friday March 20 in Detroit. Cost is $50. Space is still available and can be paid with registration or at the conference.

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