An envelope arrives in the classroom. The children gather around it and then it jumps up shouting: “The Great Writer of Alphabet has decided, the new letter is B!”.

Quickly the children pack their iPads and line up to start their scavenger hunt for words that start with B.

Find the words that start with the letter of the week and gather them in Clips.

Kurt Klynen

The Steps.

Here is my story:

Open Clips and start a new project by tapping on the square icon at the upper left hand corner. Then tap on Create New.

Next tap on Posters and select a template.

Tap on the text and change this to the letter of the week.

Now tap on the red button and swipe up to record the letter of the week.

Once the introduction is done, it’s time to go on the scavenger hunt and snap some picture.

Tap on camera and take a picture.

TIP: Add Live Titles to connect audio, visual and writing together.

Record the word by tapping on the red recording button.

Repeat this step for the other words.

Afterwards check your result. Make sure that there are no spelling mistakes.

TIP: If you do find a writing error, simply tap on the clip and then on the speech bubble icon. Correct the typo and confirm by tapping done.

Export your result or show it on the Apple TV.

Going Further.

Challenge your students by finding more and more words every time the Letter Clip comes to the classroom.

Take it further by recording a song with these words in GarageBand.

This is one of the activities that educators can participate in during The Playground.

If you are inspired to try this yourself, have a look at the resources I used:

Apple Teacher

Everyone Can Code

Everyone Can Create

Have fun!