With smartphones and tablets becoming more popular, students have video recording and editing capabilities in the palms of their hands. Instead of just watching educational videos, they can engage in the English language by scripting and creating their own.

See some examples of student created ESOL videos from the Spring International Language Center: http://www.spring.edu/webroom/video.html

Here is a PowerPoint presentation on their video creation unit plan: http://www.spring.edu/webroom/Rohrbach_YouTube.ppt

Want to create videos with your students? Check out these resources:

iPad filming tips: http://teachingwithipad.org/2013/10/30/ipad-filming-tips/

Overview of video editing apps for iOS, PC, Mac, and Android: http://edtechteacher.org/apps/video/

Tip from Tiffany Brand