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Grouping Students 

1. Think about skill level and technical ability in the following essential skills:
  • Public Speaking
  • Technical Ability
  • Outgoing/Self-Confidence
  • Creativity
  • Teamwork

2.  Consider behavior and peer interactions

3. Consider the scope of the project to determine the size of the group.  Most video productions require 3-5 students.


Rules to Follow 

Handle all equipment carefully with respect

  •  Do not use video production equipment unless you have been properly trained
  •  Demonstrate responsible behavior when shooting in the field
  •  Stay on task
  •  Do not disrupt other classes
  •  Follow a schedule in order to complete the project on time
  •  Practice each scene before filming
  •  Film multiple takes of each scene
  •  Return all equipment at the end of every class period

Classroom Management Tips 

  •  Prepare a model/sample for students to view in order to set clear expectations
  •  Provide students with a rubric on how they will be graded
  •  Carefully review student scripts and storyboards before they begin filming
  •  Provide clear descriptions of jobs so students know what they are expected to do
  • Give a detailed schedule for students to follow 
  • Check on groups as they're filming in order to troubleshoot any issues they are having 

Jobs (see definition in glossary)

  • Director
  • Producer
  • Talent
  • Camera Operator
  • Editor 


Sample Schedule

Day 1

Introduce Project

Student pre-production

Decide on jobs

Brainstorm ideas


Day 2-3

Students film on location or in studio

Day 4-5

Students edit video

Day 6

Student presentations



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