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Using a Green Screen for Visual Arts

Video Overview

A class teacher describes how he has set up a green screen to create a narrated video in his classroom. Essential resources used include a green sheet hung in the classroom and tablet with the app Green Screen by Do Ink:


A class teacher outlines how he has set up a green screen in his classroom to support learning. In this video the pupils use a green screen background to create a narrated video with linkage to literacy and art. Pupils work as a whole class when filming content with the teacher supporting. Essential resources used include a green sheet hung in the classroom and a tablet with the app Green Screen by Do Ink. Pupils then edit and add sounds and voiceovers to their final creations before they are published.

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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 Pupils use appropriate digital technologies to foster active, creative and critical engagement in attaining challenging learning outcomes.
  • 1.3 Pupils use digital technologies in highly effective ways to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding in accordance with the content objectives, learning outcomes, skills and concepts of the Primary School Curriculum.

Teaching & Learning (3. Teachers’ Individual Practice)

  • 3.1 The teacher has the requisite subject knowledge, pedagogical knowledge and classroom management skills.

Teachers use a range of digital technologies to design learning and assessment activities for their pupils.

Teachers design or adapt learning experiences that incorporate digital technologies and make learning activities relevant and meaningful to support pupils’ learning. When teachers use digital learning activities, they evaluate their effectiveness, and revise their teaching strategies accordingly.

Visit DL Planning to explore what other areas of the DLF are supported in this video, and to help you to plan for digital learning in your class.

Teaching & Learning, Primary, Content Creation, Digital Storytelling, Digital Video

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