iPad Workshop

Make iPad videos that tell your story.


Looking for ways to get the most out of your iPad?  Learn to shoot, edit and share stories about the great things you do with your community.  Gain confidence to create simple and effective video projects, from start to finish.

During this workshop you will:

  • Receive hands-on training and personal attention from our two instructors
  • Learn basic video-production techniques including framing, troubleshooting, audio, and editing
  • Learn to use tools like microphones and tripods
  • Work in small teams to create short projects including how-to and promotional videos
  • Learn about free and low-cost resources for equipment, consultation, instruction and distribution

During this workshop, we will guide you through the process of producing engaging videos. Discover how easy it is to make creative, high-quality videos with your iPad. Educators who take this workshop will also learn 21st century team skills and strategies for teaching students in communication, research and media skills in the Common Core. 

This workshop was a perfect introduction to video making. It gave me, a novice, the skills to feel confident in creating my own videos! a recent workshop participant

Next iPad Workshop—(10 hours)

DATE:  Contact us at learn@retn.org to be notified of our next date
TIMES:  9 a.m.–3 p.m. each day
(This two-day workshop meets 5 hours each day, plus an hour break for lunch on your own.)
LOCATION:  RETN Offices, 208 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, Vermont
FEE:  (Includes a certificate for 10 hours of professional development)


*Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Vermont NEA and CommonGood Vermont members are elligible for a $20 discount. Group discounts and a limited number of PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE . Contact Doug at (802) 654-7980, or email dougd@retn.org for more information.



Contact us at learn@retn.org or by phone at (802) 654-7980, ext. 24, to be notified when additional iPad workshops are scheduled.



GIN FERRARA, Multimediator, Spindle & WidgetGin's early work as a media instructor for young people sparked her interest in helping people tell impactful stories, and has continued to be the foundation of her work. As the co-founder of Wide Angle Youth Media, Gin created programming, outreach, management and fundraising plans, and steadily grew the organization for 10 years.  She enjoys collaboration, and has partnered with schools, agencies, companies, and community groups to create events, build dialogues, and bring people together, online and in real life.