Creating Stories with YouTube

Session Description                                                                                                     

YouTube opens the door for educators to bring a variety of content into their classrooms but it can also serve as a platform for creating and telling stories. In this session we will explore some of the often overlooked tools that can turn students and teachers into storytellers, not just video consumers. (30 minutes)

  • Suggested audience:  Anyone
  • Prior experience or knowledge: All


  • Time: April 19, 11am Eastern
  • Session hashtag: #youtubecreators
  • Conference hashtag: #eduonair

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Creating Stories with YouTube


YouTube workshop


Bill Bass
Instructional Coach, Parkway School District

Bill Bass is a former middle and high school English teacher and Technology Integration Specialist who now works with teachers as a Instructional Coach in the Parkway School District in St. Louis, Missouri. Bill is also an adjunct professor of educational technology for Missouri Baptist University in both online and face to face classes. As a speaker, writer and professional developer, Bill focuses on systemic and sustainable integration of technology into classrooms at all grade levels. He holds a Master of Science in Instructional Technology and a Bachelor of Science in English and is working on his Certificate of Web-based Learning.

Bill is Co-President of the Educational Technology Association of Greater St. Louis (an ISTE affiliate), a Google Certified Teacher, Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer, Common Sense Media Certified Trainer, and DEN Star Educator. Currently he serves as member-at-large for the ISTE Innovative Learning Technologies Special Interest Group and is a past member of the NCTE Executive Committee. Bill is also the author of the ISTE book, "From Inspiration to Red Carpet" focusing on how and why to hold a student film festival.


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