Sometimes kids give you the best ideas! While posting a screenshot from YouTube for a different project, “Ben” unwittingly gave me the link to How To Make an Interactive Adventure using annotations. This boisterous “how to” video (I’m not sure I’d show it in class!) is less than 5 minutes long but spurred my interest from the start.
The idea is that you can link a number of videos that are posted on YouTube together to create a story- in this case, a “choose your own ending” story. All I could think was, wow! What a great class project! Here are some ways you could use it: