Mybrainshark is a place where you can easily create videos from your PowerPoint slides…but not only from PowerPoint slides! You can also add your voice to documents, a series of photos, and even voice over to a video or else the video with its own sounds. It is a fantastic free programme! So open Mybrainshark on http://www.brainshark.com
My first attempt: How to make a Mybrainshark
My first attempt at a Mybrainshark was just to upload a PowerPoint on how to make a Mybrainshark and add voice to it. I just loved how easy it was and how you could read your speaker notes from the PowerPoint on screen as you narrated.
My second attempt: How to make a blog
In my second attempt I became more ambitious:
a) I added a PowerPoint with voice on how to make a blog (in case you have come to the conclusion that you need your own blog to embed tools as you make them!)
b) After add the PowerPoint I also added a movie with its own voice which was exciting – because that meant I had added two different media.
c) Thirdly I added an attachment which was the PowerPoint I used for the webinar last night. By the way, if you hover your mouse at the top of this page you’ll see the attachment – this evening’s presentation! Anyone can download the attachment by just clicking on it. How is that!!!
Last night’s webinar recording
Last night’s webinar was a short 15-20 minute presentation on how to make a Mybrainshark. The recording can be located at:
*Photo journal of an
outing with narration
*Students can present
a good project with a great mix of media*Great for a flipped
classroom experience – giving instructions via a blog with voice
*If a teacher can’t be
in a class that day she can send instructions this way.
*My brainshark is
useful for listening skills lessons where just the podcast section can be used.
*The fact that you can
edit everything at any time means it also
allows reflection as learners get a
chance to produce, present, edit, re-present, re-appraise during a further
could make a short film as part of a project and add a commentary. They
could, for example, detail information about how the film was made, where it
was filmed and why they directed it in a certain way. The
original film needs to have no or minimal sound as voiceover can
be added. Background music can be added
There must be a whole lot more uses that I haven’t yet thought of.