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Al Thomas - Visual Storytelling in the Classroom Educational Duct Tape: An EdTech Integration Mindset

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Al Thomas, the Edu Copilot, joins the podcast to talk about visual storytelling. We discuss multiple apps including Adobe Creative Cloud Express, Canva, Adobe Premiere Rush, Adobe Capture, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Apple Clips, DaVinci Resolve, and Final Cut.
#EduDuctTape S04-E72
Find the show notes online at jakemiller.net/eduducttape-episode-72
Today’s Sponsor: The Toddle TIES Inquiry Educators Summit! - TIES is back for its third and largest edition yet. Designed to be a festival of learning like no other, TIES 2022 will feature 100+ phenomenal thinkers and doers across 10+ unique session formats. Whether you want to attend TIES 2022 solo, or save big by attending as a group, there are tons of ways you can join us! As listeners of the Educational Duct Tape Podcast, the first 100 of you who get your TIES 2022 pass can get 20% off on your pass! Simply use TIES2022EDT at checkout. So head to www.toddleapp.com/ties today and save big on your pass now! Soapbox Moment: EdTechdle (EdTech Wordle) Today’s Guest: Al Thomas Bio: Al Thomas is an educational leader with a passion for creativity. He has more than 20 years in the field of education as a teacher, principal, district-level director, and consultant. He believes that if we are to prepare students for future success, we must equip them with creative problem-solving skills that harness their talents and abilities. Contact Info: educopilot.com, @educopilot on Instagram and Twitter 2 Truths & 1 Lie Educational Duct Tape Question: How can I engage my students in visual storytelling? Sidney Poitier’s The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography - https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Man-Spiritual-Autobiography-Oprahs/dp/0061357901 “Steps” Activity Students take x number of steps and then take a photo Have students add these photos into a Google Slides deck and then write reflectively on classmates’ photos. Have students edit images into a slideshow or other creation in. Adobe Creative Cloud Express - adobe.com/express Canva - canva.edu “We want to give them guardrails, but we don’t need to give them a map for every element. Let them be uncomfortable in that messy portion of being creative.” Reduce the cognitive load Zoom out slowly on a student’s picture and discuss what you see or have students write a story about it. Randomly select different images and asks students to write a story about them. WheelOfNames.com “16 Questions, 1 Photo” - Come up with 16 questions to ask about this photo “One Minute Documentaries” Adobe Premiere Rush - adobe.com/products/premiere-rush.html - use with higher elementary and up Adobe Creative Cloud Express - adobe.com/express - use with any age Apple Clips - apple.com/clips Adobe Capture App - adobe.com/products/capture.html DaVinci Resolve - blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve Adobe Premiere - adobe.com/products/premiere.html Final Cut - apps.apple.com/us/app/final-cut-pro/id424389933 Adobe Photoshop Lightroom - adobe.com/products/photoshop-lightroom Al’s Creativity App Database - educopilot.com/creativity-app-database Ask your students what other tools they use! Make sure you listen for the giveaway at the end of the interview! 100cameras - 100cameras.org Audio Endorsements for Jake’s Book: Submit your book endorsement on Flipgrid or Speakpipe! FlipGrid.com/EduDuctTape Speakpipe.com/EduDuctTape Ways to Support the Show or Connect with Jake & other Duct Tapers! Apple Podcast Reviews FlipGrid.com/EduDuctTape Speakpipe.com/EduDuctTape #EduDuctTape on social media Telling your friends & colleagues The Duct Tapers Facebook Group - facebook.com/groups/ducttapers Stickers! Want to pass some out?  Want some for yourself? JakeMiller.net/SendMeStickers The JakeMillerTech Newsletter – Sign up! jakemiller.net/newsletter Grab a signed copy of Educational Duct Tape: An EdTech Integration Mindset - jakemiller.net/signedbook

Al Thomas, the Edu Copilot, joins the podcast to talk about visual storytelling. We discuss multiple apps including Adobe Creative Cloud Express, Canva, Adobe Premiere Rush, Adobe Capture, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Apple Clips, DaVinci Resolve, and Final Cut.
#EduDuctTape S04-E72
Find the show notes online at jakemiller.net/eduducttape-episode-72
Today’s Sponsor: The Toddle TIES Inquiry Educators Summit! - TIES is back for its third and largest edition yet. Designed to be a festival of learning like no other, TIES 2022 will feature 100+ phenomenal thinkers and doers across 10+ unique session formats. Whether you want to attend TIES 2022 solo, or save big by attending as a group, there are tons of ways you can join us! As listeners of the Educational Duct Tape Podcast, the first 100 of you who get your TIES 2022 pass can get 20% off on your pass! Simply use TIES2022EDT at checkout. So head to www.toddleapp.com/ties today and save big on your pass now! Soapbox Moment: EdTechdle (EdTech Wordle) Today’s Guest: Al Thomas Bio: Al Thomas is an educational leader with a passion for creativity. He has more than 20 years in the field of education as a teacher, principal, district-level director, and consultant. He believes that if we are to prepare students for future success, we must equip them with creative problem-solving skills that harness their talents and abilities. Contact Info: educopilot.com, @educopilot on Instagram and Twitter 2 Truths & 1 Lie Educational Duct Tape Question: How can I engage my students in visual storytelling? Sidney Poitier’s The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography - https://www.amazon.com/Measure-Man-Spiritual-Autobiography-Oprahs/dp/0061357901 “Steps” Activity Students take x number of steps and then take a photo Have students add these photos into a Google Slides deck and then write reflectively on classmates’ photos. Have students edit images into a slideshow or other creation in. Adobe Creative Cloud Express - adobe.com/express Canva - canva.edu “We want to give them guardrails, but we don’t need to give them a map for every element. Let them be uncomfortable in that messy portion of being creative.” Reduce the cognitive load Zoom out slowly on a student’s picture and discuss what you see or have students write a story about it. Randomly select different images and asks students to write a story about them. WheelOfNames.com “16 Questions, 1 Photo” - Come up with 16 questions to ask about this photo “One Minute Documentaries” Adobe Premiere Rush - adobe.com/products/premiere-rush.html - use with higher elementary and up Adobe Creative Cloud Express - adobe.com/express - use with any age Apple Clips - apple.com/clips Adobe Capture App - adobe.com/products/capture.html DaVinci Resolve - blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve Adobe Premiere - adobe.com/products/premiere.html Final Cut - apps.apple.com/us/app/final-cut-pro/id424389933 Adobe Photoshop Lightroom - adobe.com/products/photoshop-lightroom Al’s Creativity App Database - educopilot.com/creativity-app-database Ask your students what other tools they use! Make sure you listen for the giveaway at the end of the interview! 100cameras - 100cameras.org Audio Endorsements for Jake’s Book: Submit your book endorsement on Flipgrid or Speakpipe! FlipGrid.com/EduDuctTape Speakpipe.com/EduDuctTape Ways to Support the Show or Connect with Jake & other Duct Tapers! Apple Podcast Reviews FlipGrid.com/EduDuctTape Speakpipe.com/EduDuctTape #EduDuctTape on social media Telling your friends & colleagues The Duct Tapers Facebook Group - facebook.com/groups/ducttapers Stickers! Want to pass some out?  Want some for yourself? JakeMiller.net/SendMeStickers The JakeMillerTech Newsletter – Sign up! jakemiller.net/newsletter Grab a signed copy of Educational Duct Tape: An EdTech Integration Mindset - jakemiller.net/signedbook

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