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Create a Math Problem Solving Video Tutorial

Step One – Practice the Skill You’re Going to Make a Tutorial Of

Go to Thinking Blocks and pick the area and skill you’re going to make a tutorial of. Solve the five problems in that area.

Step Two – Open Up Your Keynote and Write Two Problems of Your Own

Choose New Document, then the White theme.

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Delete the top text box and use the bottom text box for writing your problem.

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When you’re done writing your problem, left-align the text.

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Add another slide by clicking the + (Add a slide) button in the toolbar in the top left.

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Save your work.

Step Three – Export Your Slides as Images

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Step Four – Transfer the Images to the iPad

Step Five – Record An EXPLANATION on How to Solve the Problems in Educreations

Step Six – Embed the Recording on Your Blog

Make a Screencast with Educreations

Educreations is a screencasting app. A screencast is a recording of something happening on a computer screen with voice narration. It was originally used to show people how to do things on the computer – the same way I’ve shown you how to do various things in the previous three projects – but then people started using the same technique to show people show to do other things.

The most famous of these is Salman Khan, a graduate of MIT and Harvard Business School, the creator of Khan Academy. Last year, the CBS news show 60 Minutes did a story on him:

Here’s an example of one of his videos:

Here’s another on prime and composite numbers:

Use these as a model to make your own.

How to Use Educreations

Here’s a demo on how to use the iPad app Educreations: