Students Create Mini-documentaries — No Media Experience Required!

SudansSecretSide2Teachers and students can use a free online video editor and professional footage from a public television series to edit and publish their own 1-3 minute docs about North Africa.  Lessons materials allow students to learn about current, global issues and create products in an innovative, hands-on multimedia learning environment, with each of six topics aligning to Common Core Standards. These  topics include Humanitarian Aid, Education in North Africa, and Village Life, and conform to History/Social Studies and English Language Arts Common Core Standards.  For projects that range from simple (arranging video clips over a pre-existing narration) to sophisticated (researching background material, writing an original narration, and choosing from a large library of clips), please visit




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