Here is the finished product featuring 3 vocab slides exported as images from Keynote (or you could use Powerpoint, uploaded to Animoto, mixed to music, to use as a vocab review. This was done – on the fly – in the middle of a professional development session today. Video tutorial to follow!
Here’s a tutorial on how to export a Powerpoint slide as a jpeg file, a handy way to generate a custom title slide for a Windows Movie Maker project, (or for a cool title slide in an Animoto project!)
Prerequisites: Sign up for a free Animoto educator account at http://animoto.com/education
1) Sign in and click “Create Video”
2) Choose a theme or style, “Water” or “Air” or “Original.”
3) Upload pictures.
4) Choose music.
5) Finalize (add title and description)
6) Wait for the email that your video is ready.
Watch the tutorial here:
Here’s our most ambitious video tutorial to date: how to use a Creative Commons image search, Animoto, and Freeplaymusic.com to create an unforgettable instructional moment that you can use in your classroom. You can easily share these free resources with and teach this technique to students too!
How did we create this?
Watch the tutorial video: How to Use Animoto, Creative Commons Images and Freeplay music for instruction