Archive for 'The Creative Classroom'

Creating enhanced podcasts with Keynote and GarageBand

Posted on 02. Mar, 2010 by admin in Garageband, Keynote, The Creative Classroom, iLife, iWork

In this edition of The Creative Classroom, Mark Pentleton demonstrates how to create enhanced podcasts, combining images and text with audio. Mark is working with a group of 14 year olds who are learning French verbs, and the students create slides in Keynote before recording their voiceover in GarageBand. Mark looks at combining the two [...]

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Exploring the work of famous artists in iMovie

Posted on 16. Feb, 2010 by admin in The Creative Classroom, iLife, iMovie

In episode 6 of The Creative Classroom, David Baugh looks at some interesting ways to use iMovie to explore the work of famous artists. Topics covered include using the Ken Burns effect to focus on different parts of the piece of art, adding voiceover and other audio to enhance the presentation.
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Enhancing Animation Projects with iMovie ‘09

Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by admin in The Creative Classroom, iLife, iMovie

In this edition of The Creative Classroom, Oscar Stringer looks at  importing animations into iMovie, adding titles and transitions, and enhancing the movie with sound effects and the voiceover tool.
You can access The Creative Classroom in iTunes in two versions: Apple TV | iPhone/iPod or you can download the videos directly from the links below.

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Encouraging class singing using MIDI files in GarageBand

Posted on 06. Jan, 2010 by admin in Garageband, The Creative Classroom, iLife

In this edition of The Creative Classroom, Joe Moretti looks at importing MIDI files into GarageBand, changing the instrumentation and tempo, and adding alternative percussion loops. Joe also looks at changing the structure of the song using the Arrange Track and exporting to a variety of file formats.
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MFL Speaking and Listening with GarageBand

Posted on 15. Dec, 2009 by markpentleton in Garageband, The Creative Classroom, iLife

In this edition of The Creative Classroom, Mark Pentleton is working with a group of children who have recently started learning Spanish. The children are using GarageBand to practise their listening and speaking, firstly through an re-ordering exercise based on a prerecorded conversation, and then by recording their own voices as part of the conversation. [...]

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Visual literacy with iMovie

Posted on 01. Dec, 2009 by oscarstringer in The Creative Classroom, iLife, iMovie

This week Oscar Stringer takes a look at developing visual literacy with iMovie. Oscar has been working with a group of children creating a movie around the theme of Autumn colours. Topics covered include:

planning a video project
shooting the movie
editing video footage in iMovie
adding effects
using transitions appropriately

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