Category Archives: YouTube


I recently put out a call to various people and groups on Twitter for recommendations for booktubers. Booktubers, contrary to what you may think, are not literary rhizomes. Now that I have that root vegetable joke out of my system, … Continue reading

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There is very little to be said about Animoto that is not already on their website but here goes… What is it? Animoto is a fremium website that creates videos out of your photos and video clips, sets them to … Continue reading

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Student YouTubers

Aitken College has some very enthusiastic film-makers and vloggers who are putting their stuff up on YouTube. Some of you might recognise the people behind Effective Fayul from your classes: Others might know the owner of Quiet Space: These kids have … Continue reading

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Aitken College on YouTube

Aitken College has made its official YouTube debut! Thanks to Joyce and Michael and their students for sending through these video. Joyce’s kids take us on a tour of the Melbourne Zoo in Indonesian. The students did everything here from … Continue reading

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Finding video resources online

For online educational video resources (and clips of people falling over) you can’t beat YouTube. I know there are lots of other sources like Vimeo, TeacherTube and so on but this post is unapologetically YouTube biased. Of course, the easiest way … Continue reading

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YouTube: AitkenOnline

Aitken College on YouTube Aitken College has a YouTube channel!!! How do I get there? To access the channel, go to the following URL: Contributing to the channel If you have anything that you would like me to publish … Continue reading

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Make a movie using Movie Maker

In earlier posts I have discussed creating video content and uploading it to the web, now it’s time to look at how to make it watchable. Computers in the school have a program on them called Movie Maker. This is … Continue reading

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Uploading Videos to YouTube, etc.

Important! Before you upload anything it is important to note that, while the students have consented to having their images published on the Aitken College website, we do not have permission to show them on third-party websites. Uploading Videos Creating … Continue reading

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