TechSoup Baby Steps Webinar Series
The competition invites early childhood educators to submit videos explaining what they do to assist early childhood education. The upcoming webinars will be regarding production and postproduction of the videos, as well as providing some information on the contest itself. Previous webinar archives are available online.
Baby Steps 3: Producing a Compelling Story
Thursday, January 9 at 1pm Central.
The third webinar in the Baby Steps webinar series will show you how to capture a great story. We’ll cover the production of video, from good lighting, the right equipment, and how to set up a good shot for capturing those little footsteps. Get the ins and outs of video production so you can capture the moments you want and end up with a final video that meets your needs.
Baby Steps 4: Post-Production and Promotion
Thursday, January 16 at 1pm Central.
In the fourth webinar in the Baby Steps series, we’ll show you what to do now that you’ve got your video footage captured! Learn about different video editing tools, for both high-quality digital video and easy-to-use mobile video editing. We’ll also go over the basics of editing video so you get consistent, professional-looking quality. Lastly, we’ll show you how to upload, tag, describe, and promote your video on the web and around different social media channels, so your video gets traction.
The Baby Steps webinar series is part of the Baby Steps Competition to engage caregivers, family members, and early childhood educators in answering the question “What do you do with your kids?” We hope to provide organizations and individuals with the skills and know-how to create video stories for this competition and to expand your organization’s ability to achieve your mission through storytelling.
If you do produce a video for the competition (or have previously created videos), please feel free to share it with us – we’d love to see your library’s work with children and early childhood education!