Tips and Tricks

Use a wide angle lens to capture the whole class


Use the Google Drive app on your phone to film for up to 10 minutes directly into your drive (doesn't use your phone's memory)


Use Airdrop (for Macs) to transfer a video from phone to computer


Let the teacher view the video alone first and choose the clip they would like to view together


Take informal video by propping a phone on a book or in a chalk tray


Start recording 5 minutes before the lesson so students can get used to the camera


When you take video and pan around the room, pan SLOWLY


Ask the teacher what experience they already have with video


Use an iPad tripod mount


We seek to address this question:

How can educators use video analysis to identify and address inequities in the classroom, and their own biases, so that young people experience a student-centered education that leads to success regardless of their race, gender, language, and ability?