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How we created our FÍS film

Video Overview

Madonna Byrnes, Scoil Éanna Bullaun, describes the process they followed to create a film for the FÍS Film Project Competition.


A teacher talks through the steps involves in creating a film with 6th class. This collaborative whole class project brings together the skills of storyboarding, music, visual art and editing. The Dúchas Ireland website is mentioned as an initial starting point for the research and inspiration of the film. The FÍS website best practice video tutorials helped the children to understand how to create the video. The pupils used iPads and the iMovie app to bring everything together for their final production.

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Digital Learning Framework

This video supports the following statements of the Digital Learning Framework (DLF):

Teaching & Learning (1 Learner Outcomes)

  • 1.1 Statement: Students use appropriate digital technologies to foster active, creative and critical engagement in attaining challenging learning outcomes.

Teaching & Learning (2. Learner Experiences)

  • 2.1 Standard: Pupils engage purposefully in meaningful learning activities Pupils use digital technologies for sourcing, exchanging of information to develop understanding and support basic knowledge creation.

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, Primary, Collaboration, Content Creation, Digital Video

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