Piper's Hill College
Our first Teaching and Learning Club of the new year kicked off on 2nd October with Ms Dempsey showing us how simple it is to use the iMovie app in class.
iMovie is an easy to use video creation app that allows for fun and interactive ways to introduce, recap and assess students understanding. The app is preinstalled on all student iPads and allows students to combine video and photo footage from their gallery to make short films. iMovie allows students to create voiceovers and import music as a soundtrack to their movie.
In my teaching I have used iMovie in a number of ways and students have always amazed me with their creativity and the quality of videos produced. Some examples include:
- Using iMovie to challenge students to create a short video explanation of a new concept
- Using iMovie as a homework activity to assess students understanding of a topic.
- Using iMovie to detail their learning from a group investigation in science
iMovie has also been very successfully used by Transition Year students to create silent movies in English and Irish language short films which premiered in the school last term during Seachtain na Gaeilge.
The Padlet link below will allow you to see some of the work created by students and also features a short video that explains how to use iMovie.
So why not take a look, and discover the endless possibilities!!