Microsoft Windows MovieMaker


With digital motion capture being easier to accomplish than ever (for example, using a FlipCam), having a freely available tool to edit and publish that video is crucial to the digital-age classroom.

Our first resource items will review the process of getting video clips saved from a FlipCam, and then how to get those video files into MovieMaker. These are typically the first hurdles to overcome before you get into MovieMaker iteself.

Saving clips from a FlipCam onto another drive (H: drive, jump drive, etc.):



Importing clips into MovieMaker (including troubleshooting when you get an error!):




A great introductory resource from Microsoft:
Get Started with Windows MovieMaker


Needing something to get the creative juices flowing regarding how this can be integrated into student learning?
Ideas for MovieMaker Integration