OK, those last two posts didn't turn out the way I want them to. I guess technology isn't always easy.
The slide show was made on iPhoto, though we worked with Audacity and SoundSlides at the Poynter workshop. I tried out iPhoto and had a nice show with fades and Ken Burns effect. But when I saved in quicktime, it came up as a straight slide show. I don't know what happened.
And in my last post, only the very end of my video got posted! There was actually a short news story (the beginning of one, anyway) with a voiceover, interviews, and some neat overlapping video/audio. But somehow, only the last interview got saved. Someone was helping me at that point (the instructor!) and I think we were doing different things.
All this, plus some troubles with the technology now and then at the workshop, made me feel a bit wary of technology and teaching it. Not that I'm going to leave it out of my class--I can't! But I need to be aware that there are always odd glitches and misunderstandings popping up.
Robbie showed me Moviemaker today. Maybe I'll try using it and see what I can come up with. I can re-do my news video, or maybe just put together the footage from the Sarasota Aquarium and bay boat ride.
I'll be ready for those glitches!