Skip to main content
Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product
. Get it on the
Presentations and Resources
Pages and Files
6 Ways to Show...
Hacking Google Slides
Why Teach Tech Standards
Finding Your Spark
3 Ways to Tell a Story
Your Story Ideas
Better Power Point
How to Make a Podcast
Education: Team Sport
Music for Your Movie
- Search for and download clips for your students to use in their class productions. Not for use if you plan to post projects on the web. Read the
"browse this site to hear some of the
people have built from sampling music on this site, all licensed for use under Creative Commons license."
IMovie can import "jingles" that are already installed in the iLife Sound Effects folder on your computer. Or for a more creative option, why not have your students create their own music soundtrack with
Transitions are often overused. Watch a movie or a TV show. Do you see a lot of fancy transitions? Think of transitions as "visual punctuation".
CUT - no punctuation or a comma
DISSOLVE or CROSS DISSOLVE - a period
FADE TO BLACK - new paragraph
Jon Orech's Wiki
Curriculum for Teaching Movie Making
AFI Screen Education
- Free registration required.
- Teacher & Student tutorials, Celebrity Challenges, and a place for your students to share their videos online.
Apple Digital Moviemaking Curriculum
- Free Registration required
How to make a movie without a video camera.
My tutorial that explains how to use iMovie08 to create digital riddles using still images.
Digital Riddle Sample Video - President Riddle
How to Make a PhotoStory3-Type Movie Using iMovie08
Sample Projects that show what you can do with iMovie and photos/still images:
10/5 Digital Story
Tidepool Riddles Project
Back to School Project
The video below is an example of what happens when you put a bunch of Discovery Educators in a small room for an extended period of time. This video was created using only still images and clips downloaded from
. Some of the titles were created in Keynote, exported as Quicktime movies, and imported into iMovie.
For the real story behind this video visit my blog post:
"Don't Take Him For Granite"
help on how to format text
Turn off "Getting Started"