Green Screen Magic

Janet Corder and Joan Gore

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What Do You Know About Green Screen?

Double-click on this Padlet Wall and tell us what you know about Green Screen.

Green Screen in the Classroom

Remember Lieutenant Dan (Gary Sinise) in the movie Forrest Gump? How did Hollywood make his legs disappear? Click here for a short video clip explaining the magic.

How can you make your lessons more meaningful? How can your students use Green Screen to demonstrate their learning? Using Green Screen in the classroom is easy, economical and appropriate for all grade levels and subject areas!

Green Screen allows you to create a video using an image or video for your background. If your students are studying about the Pyramids of Egypt, they can create a video report with the Pyramids in the background. What about a weather report from the banks of the Nile River or on top of Mt. Everest? The possibilities are endless, so let's get started!


Green Screen in the Classroom - includes why you should use Green Screen and ideas for making a Green Screen

Everything Green Screen - includes examples, tutorials, handouts, etc.

Getting in on the Green Screen Scene - Good introduction to Green Screen

Green Screen Videos by Wesley Fryer - Great ideas and resources

Ask The Meteorologist: How Does The Green Screen Work?

Give the Green Light With a Green Screen - several good ideas

Why you never wear green when making a video.

Animation & Drawing by DoInk

The Green Screen Animation & Drawing App allows students and teachers to create advanced animations. These can then be imported onto the top layer of the DoInk Green Screen project. The drawing editor can be used to create vector artwork and frame-by-frame (flip book) animations. The composition editor can be used combine your artwork and props from the DoInk prop library into more detailed scenes.


Animation & Drawing by DoInk ($4.99) compatible with Green Screen

Creativity Bundle by DoInk ($5.99) includes Green Screen and Animation & Drawing


Examples/Directions:
Vintage Illustration Animation

The Water Cycle

Layered Animations

Dryden Art - Examples and Directions

Still Photo with Rotation on an Animation Path

Geometric Transformation

Pythagorean Theorem

Happy Valentines Day

The Tell Tale Heart

The Life Cycle of a Frog


Pinterest Boards

Animation Tips & Tricks

#Sketch50

Animations in Art

Animations in Math

Animations in Science

Animations in English/ELA


Tutorials:

Create an Animation in Two Minutes

DoInk Animation:Green Screen Tutorial

Sketch50: Animating Your Sketches in DoInk Animation App

How to Create an Animation Using Your Own Video Using DoInk Apps

How to Create a Background using Drawing Tools in Animation & Drawing app by DoInk on the iPad

How to Create a Frame-by-Frame Animation using the Animation and Drawing by DoInk app on the iPad

How to Make Objects "Dynamic" Using the Animation and Drawing by DoInk app

How to use the Trace Feature in the Animation and Drawing by DoInk app on the iPa

Instructions for Animations & Drawing (34 page manual)

How to Share Files from DoInk Animation & Drawing app to DoInk Green Screen app

Cue Prompter

CuePrompter is a free online teleprompter. Write or cut and paste your script in the teleprompter window. You can change the font size, colors and prompter window.


Help your students deliver more professional videos.

TouchCast Studio

Create videos on your iPad using TouchCast with a built in Green Screen, Teleprompter, Whiteboard and vApp (Video Apps).

TouchCast Studio Tutorials

Educator's Guide

Quick Reference Guide

Step-by-Step Handout

Veescope Live

The free version of Veescope Live can be downloaded here.
Veescope Live Full is available for 2.99 here.

Tutorials

How to Use a Green Screen with Veescope

Veescope Live Help Topics

Green Screen Fun Winter Olympics Project Step-by-Step

Veescope Manual

Veescope Directions

Ideas for Green Screen Backgrounds

  • Inexpensive bright green tablecloths from party or discount stores
  • Bright green fabric or bulletin board paper
  • Paint a pizza box bright screen to create a small green screen stage for small toys or puppets. Read more about using a pizza box here.
  • Green file folder

Ideas to try

Where We Shop

Disposable Green Plastic Tablecloths - Don't pay more than $1.00 for them! Available at many different stores in the party section.

Green Screen Backdrop - The bigger the better! Amazon

Green Fabric by the Yard - Walmart seems to have the best price

Green Leggings - Cut in half to cover your arms to use with puppets - Walmart in the ladies department

Green Straws - Starbucks

Green Garden Gloves - Dollar Tree, Walmart, etc.

Maskimals - available at Walmart for $19.98

Belkin Portable Tablet Stand - Amazon

xtreme universal tablet stand - Amazon or even better...$4.00 at Five Below

Tellagami App

Tellagami (free and in-app purchase) - In this app, you can create and share quick animated videos called Gamis. These Gamis are an excellent way for students to give their report using a Green Screen program. Create your Gami and upload it instead of a video. Students who are nervous about being filmed will love using Tellagami as an alternative.

TellagamiEDU ($4.99) - This paid version of Tellagami includes classroom-related features and does not include in-app purchases.

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