Parts of this post originally appeared on my other blog, FreeTech4Teachers.com. Making animated movies is one of my favorite video creation projects for elementary school students. Students love hearing their voices bringing to life an animated character on the screen. You can have students create animations to tell stories from their own lives or to […]
When it comes to creating videos in elementary school there are some qualities needed in an iPad app that aren’t needed in apps for older students. For example, it’s helpful to not require that students register to use the app. It’s also nice if the app has a child-friendly interface. The following three apps have […]
Earlier today I published a post on FreeTech4Teachers.com in which I mentioned using Magisto to create videos online. This afternoon I tested out the Magisto iPad app. The Magisto iPad app works in a manner that is very similar to the web app. To create a movie with the Magisto iPad app you simply select […]
Videoshop is an iPad for creating and editing videos. Through the app you combine video clips and images into one video project. You can import video clips and images from your iPad’s camera roll into your project or you can capture new footage through the app. After adding your video clips and images to your […]
Easy Studio is an iPad app that children can use to create animated videos. The process of creating a video on Easy Studio is a drag and drop process. To create a video a child drags shapes and characters into place on a scene. The process is repeated to create each new scene in the […]
Loopster is a video editing tool that I first tried as a web app last fall. Recently, I learned that Loopster has a free iPad app. The free iPad app offers all of the same features that are available in the web version of the service. The Loopster iPad app provides a four track editor. There […]
A couple of days ago I reviewed Doodlecast for Kids. Doodlecast for Kids is a great app that children can use to create short, cartoon videos. This morning I the grown-up version of Doodlecast a try. Doodlecast Pro is an excellent iPad app for creating instructional videos. At its most basic level Doodlecast Pro allows […]
Yesterday, Google released a new YouTube iOS app. The new app is optimized for iPhone 5 but works on my iPad 2 as well. Using the YouTube Capture app you can quickly record videos and upload them to YouTube with just a couple of taps on your screen. The first time that you open the […]
If you’re looking for a new video editing app, Pinnacle Studio is one iPad app that deserves your attention. Pinnacle Studio for iPad reminds me quite a bit of iMovie. In testing Pinnacle Studio I found it to have a more intuitive interface than iMovie (and I’ve used iMovie on my MacBook for years). Within […]
Teach Your Monster to Read is a great game environment in which students can develop the speed and accuracy with which they recognize letters, sounds, and...
McGraw Hill has put the classic Country Mouse and City Mouse into an interactive format for iPads. The Country Mouse and City Mouse iPad app gives students the...