Teaching with Keynote: #2 Document a Process

Students can use Keynote to document a process with photographs. For example, students could show the process of photosynthesis, the process of building a bed-side table or the process of throwing a cricket ball. An image (or short video) on each slide supported with audio narration and text help children consolidate their understanding. 

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Teaching with Keynote: #1 Annotate & Animate

Students can use Keynote to animate their hand-written notes on top of an image and then add audio to explain their understanding. As we know from cognitive science, a combination of visual and verbal information allows students to retain information more effectively. Here’s a screen-shot example from a Science class.

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Teacher Story: Bringing Dystopian Fiction to Life with Clips

Last year, I was fortunate to have been featured on the Apple Teacher Learning Centre. My story showcased the video app, Clips and how it was used to bring senior students’ creative writing to life. Read about how I introduced this task to my class to inspire and immerse them in their writing.

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