After 40 years working alongside educators, we’ve seen — and research has shown — that creative expression leads to deeper student engagement. And when students are more engaged, they take more ownership of their learning. Students become better problem-solvers, communicators and collaborators. They explore more and experiment more. They tell richer stories and find their own unique voices. They stretch their imaginations and make connections they might not otherwise make — and carry all these skills through everything they’ll do in school. And beyond.
Every student learns differently, finds inspiration in different places and communicates ideas uniquely. Designed with the help of educators and creative professionals, Everyone Can Create includes four project guides that introduce the fundamental skills and techniques of video, photography, music and drawing.
The Everyone Can Create Drawing unlock children’s potential using technology . The units follow an easy-to-follow format to take the learner through the following areas:
Within each section the reader picks up a wide range of skills relating to that art form such as symmetry, shading, colour and texture. Children are encouraged to think ‘out of box’ and develop creative skills in drawing.
The skills taught through Everyone can create Photo can be learnt by the very youngest of learner and have the scope to turn basic camera work into creative masterpieces.
The Everyone Can Create photo touches upon the following topics:
You don’t need to have any experience teaching music or playing an instrument to enjoy and start playing in GarageBand.
From Voice Recorder students can add their own lyrics to a song or poem then play around with the sound effects and editing tools. The Live Loops section is an instant hit with children as they can easily combine pre-recording sounds to make their own funky beat.
The Everyone Can Create: Music shows you how to:
Everyone can create Video gives students a powerful means of interpreting ideas, expressing their thoughts, and informing, influencing and inspiring their audience.
The portability of the iPad with the camera enables pupils to get up and explore their enviroment outside the classroom. New updates to iMovie make it more exciting than ever with Green screen, Picture in Picture and Split screen options. iMovie also works alonside a powerful new app Apple Clips. Students are able to animate still images, add audio overlays and camera filters to make their own movie project.