Tech Salad

With Crunchy Bits and Bytes

March 18, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Photo Booth Green Screen

Ms. Johnson’s students will be creating videos to share their findings about artists and art. This is a tutorial I made a long time ago for elementary teachers, but I think it will work great for what this group of … Continue reading

January 14, 2013
by Bea Leiderman
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Technology, Old and New

I walked past the Ceramics Studio this afternoon and caught Mrs. Long making a sample for her students. The process took several minutes. I’ve sped up the video in iMovie. Watching Mrs. Long reminded me that teachers have used technology … Continue reading

October 9, 2012
by Bea Leiderman
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Sound Effects in iMovie

Mr. Burch and his Goochland Players are preparing for their upcoming production of Dracula. They will be enhancing the live action on stage with audio and video effects. Here’s a tutorial I made after spending time with them in the … Continue reading

May 25, 2012
by Bea Leiderman
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Green Screen Fun

iMovie is an incredible tool that with tons of features that are woefully underutilized by most users. Here is a tutorial for green screen, a favorite of mine.

January 24, 2012
by Bea Leiderman
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Mobile Movies

Today I was back at GES, reading with Ms. Cachina’s class and working on videos with Ms. Webb’s class. Here’s the sample video the kids helped produce. Starting tomorrow, the students will be producing their own videos discussing different types … Continue reading