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Augmented Reality | Media Arts Toolkit

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Kentucky reading teacher Ashley Judd uses augmented reality to get her students excited about learning. The PBS Digital Innovator says she has seen student engagement soar since she started using more technology in her classroom because students are already excited about using iPads and other devices. In this video, students use an augmented reality app to create an interactive memory book.

Creating Comics | Media Arts Toolkit

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Reading and creating comic strips and comic books are engaging ways to promote literacy at any grade level and across content areas. The students in this video are members of a high school comic book club and have access to drawing tablets and Adobe Photoshop, so they can achieve sophisticated results. Even without such software, however, teachers can still integrate digital comics into a wide range of teaching situations. 

There are a number of comic books, especially contemporary ones, that are not “school appropriate,” so you might want to guide students’ web research on comic books.

Video Drones | Media Arts Toolkit

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Media specialist Victor Darrigrandi explains the process for teaching students how to safely operate video drones. Darrigrandi believes that as drones become more popular in video production, operating them is a valuable skill for students to learn.

Green Screen Tips | Media Arts Toolkit

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Using the green screen video technique your classroom opens up a world of possibilities. These easy tips demonstrate how the technique can be used for student newscasts, artistic performances, even action adventure videos!

Audio Recording Tips | Media Arts Toolkit

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Audio is an extremely important part of creating good video, especially when doing interviews. Learn how to avoid making common audio mistakes by following these tips.

Video Production Tips | Media Arts Toolkit

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This video takes you from the researching to the recording of an interview. Use these quick tips to get an interesting and great looking video.

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