students can create with iLife 05
With iPhoto, students can easily store, organize, and
edit digital photos, and then share them as photo books, customized
slideshows set to music, on web pages, and more.
With iTunes, they can store and organize music, audio
files (such as famous speeches), and sounds to use in their digital
projects. They can also store audio books and voice recordings, such
as poetry readings, and even create their own CDs.
With GarageBand, they can perform, record, and create
their own music with drag and drop simplicity. They can view their compositions
in full music notation and use their original music as soundtracks for
their slideshows, movies, and DVD projects.
With iMovie HD, students are empowered to create digital
stories and video documentaries that include digital video, photos,
and music, as well as their own narration and text.
With iDVD, they can easily create impressive DVDs to
store and share their digital projects, create portfolios that document
what they have learned and demonstrate proficiency, or present a class
movie, complete with menus and chapters.
Apple Learning Interchange
Here's a collection of lesson starters to show how you can use iLife applications
in your classroom --These wonderful lessons come from educators like you,
who are using iLife applications to enhance their curricula and student
QuickTime for Learning
The Macintosh iLife 04 in the Classroom: An
interactive classroom learning guide to iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD and
Garage Band by Jim Heid --
Teacher edition including hands-on
projects for grades K-12, by Nikos Theodosakis, author of Director
in the Classroom: How Filmmaking Inspires Learning.
Garage Band: Making
Your Own Music
(Textbook pg. 230-259)
iTunes and iPod -- Listening to Music
• Importing music into iTunes: pg 20-21
• Audio Formats: pg. 22-23
• Editing Song Info: 28-29
RE: File format:
Read more about import settings and hard disk space in the iTunes help.
iPhoto: Organizing and Sharing Images
(Textbook pg. 90-149 )
Four Basic Functions of iPhoto
1. Import photos from cameras or files
2. Organize and categorize them
3. Make simple editing changes quickly
4. Output to a wide variety of destinations
iMovie: Making Movies
(Textbook pg. 152-201)
iDVD: Putting it All Together
(Textbook pg. 204-227)
A picture is worth a thousand words!
Create an iPhoto slide show, with music, about a topic you are currently
teaching, or to "tell a story" about activities your students are involved
in. Minimum 10 slides.
shows and iLife lessons.
1. Export your completed iPhoto slide show to Quicktime. Create a large
format (640 x 480 pixels), and a smaller one (320 x 240 pixels). Be prepared
to share your discovery about file size and quality.
2. Use your iPhoto slide show as a foundation for an iMovie. Add titles,
transitions and (optional) voice-over.
3. Create an "Action plan" for incorporating iLife tools in
your classroom. Template provided.
Sharing of action plans and completed movies.
Explore these iLife website and Lessons pages. Find one lesson or idea
that you could adapt for your classroom. Be prepared to share your findings.
Apple Learning Interchange
- iLife Educator Awards
From the Educator Awards:
Lesson Plans in the Teacher Supplement
Rights and Responsibilities
Social Studies - Middle School
Math All Around Us
Math - Middle School
Exploring History Face to Face
History - Middle School
Documenting Environmental Issues and Taking Action
Science, Social Studies, Language Arts - High School
Let's Make a Photo Book
Language Arts, Science, Art - Primary
Now Hear This! Making a Public Service Announcement
Health, Social Studies - High School
Create an iMovie lesson
Review the iLife Lesson plans on the Apple Website. What lesson or activity
could your students use iMovie as a learning tool?
to brush up on iLife Skills?
The Atomic Learning Library (use your ICE login)
Online software training for school, home, and business. 12 Free
iMovie 3 tutorials
Using iLife 04 in Education
-- David Baugh
(Watch and learn, all video tutorials!)
Camera and Camcorder compatibility
Tips for making your movie
Unofficial iMovie FAQs
Unofficial iDVD 4 FAQs