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Lord of the Flies 9 to 12
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In an effort to stimulate the interest of Lord of the Flies with high school seniors, I created a three option video project . The project was designed to integrate technology tools and concepts with their english curriculum.
Meteorologist For a Day! 4 to 7
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Students will use their knowledge of meteorology, weather forecasting, and weather maps to become meteorologists for a day!
Middle School Masters of the Web - Video Newsletter 7 to 8
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Students will interview, script, edit, and produce a web-based newsletter/ video newscast for school and district viewing.
Modern Indian Culture as "Scene" through Bollywood 9 to 12
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Using Knowledge from Current Indian Culture (social organization, religion, government, language, arts and literature, customs and traditions, economy) students will be asked to collaboratively create, film, and edit a five minute scene in the true style of a Bollywood film.
Movie Music 5 to 8
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Students study music in movies and create a sequel to a popular childrens movie.
Multi Media: Television Show Production 10 to 12
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OST class offered for students in grades 10-12. Introduction to multi-media production careers with partnership with local university students, radio station and cable TV.
Music Video P-K to P-K
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Students record their own voices using Garageband and karaoke songs purchased from itunes, and turn their song into a music video. They create a storyboard, shoot, edit, and mix the video with the audio track and burn it to a DVD to be viewed.
My Three Words 7 to 8
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Our schools 7th and 8th grade Performing Arts class was asked to reflect on an significant event that happened in their life. The student had to express this event using only 3 words in a non traditional and non verbal way, such as written in flower petals, in the sand etc. We used our flip camera to record each child's interpretation, and set the movie to music.
Mystery Game P-K to 3
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Use a Karaoke Machine, a digital projector (or smart board technology), speakers, computer, document camera, Digital Microscope, Digital Camera to determine if an item is living or nonliving according to its physical characteristics.
NIce to Voki You! This is my Family Cyber Safety Glog 5 to 8
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Students create voki avatars that speak and introduce themselves to the class Create a famous historical figure voki Digital Family Tree for the Entire Family Cyber Safety Glog
Novel, Loser by Jerry Spinelli "Bullying" Commercials 4 to 12
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After my class read the novel, Loser by Jerry Spinelli, they worked in cooperative groups to select one of the bullying scenes to act out in a commercial to be videoed with a Flip Camera. They wrote the script, designed the props, costumes, and had to become actors and actresses to perform the original scene from the book, as well as, how the incident could have been prevented.
Once Upon Technology 4 to 8
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Students re-write fairy tales adding current technology to change the ending. Then they make their new story into a movie to record and edit in class.
One L.E.S.S. (Partners in Education Campaign Initiative) 9 to 12
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Through this social marketing campaign - One L.E.S.S., the students will assume the role of a business professionals using different types of marketing media. The studentsí initiative will increase collaborations between community leaders, the school, and youth. The concept is simple - One Leader Engaged in Student Success (L.E.S.S.) equals one less youth involved in juvenile delinquency and other destructive decision making.
Pair Ideas:Parody 6 to 12
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After studying a poem, play, or novel considered to be a "literary canon," students will write and videotape a parody of it utilizing live musical or acting performances, LEGO animation, or puppet theater to share with peers and then serve as mentors for middle school students to recreate this process. All videos will be accessible on a web blog site or through a Google Drive or dropbox.
Percents of Time 5 to 12
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Students will calculate various percents of time (50% of a minute, 20% of 3 minutes, etc...). They will then have assignments that require them to video a set of events (3 minute time frame: someone walking 20% of the time, running 50% of the time, and eating 30% of the time).
Pod Cast for Veterans Day 3 to 12
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Students will pod cast an interview of a person who lived or served during a wartime. Some students may role play a war hero in a pod cast.
Pod Review 3 to 3
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Students from the gifted and talented class will create pod casts to review science concepts and vocabulary. These pod casts will be shared with ELL students and other science learners.
Pod-Casting for Parents P-K to P-K
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This lesson would provide parents with an incite into what their child is learning on a daily basis. It would allow parents to reinforce classroom concepts at home.
PODCASTING 7 to 8
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Students wrote plays with historical settings or events and recorded them on a podcast using the 30 day free trial of Tool Factory.
Podcasting the Bard 2 to 5
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Students read and perform readers theater adaptations of Shakespearian plays.
Poetry In Motion 2 to 6
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Student come to hear the language , rhythm, and motion of poetry as they read and select images to represent their poems.
Poetry Slam For a Cause! K to 5
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Problem Based Learning, Driving Question: How can we as poets and poet critics, create and design a Poetry Slam to make other students and parents more aware of (a topic or cause of student choice/interest.) Students will research a few local problems or topics of interest and decide on one of interest to their group. Then, they will find poems and write poems to bring to life for a Poetry Slam and the slam will be recorded in imovie!
Poetry Video Project P-K to 12
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We will use the website, www.favoritepoem.org to inspire students to read poems with emphasis, memorize their favorite poems, and use technology to create their own poetry videos. This is a lesson designed by an ESOL teacher, but can be used with any population of students, and highlights the diversity of a student population.
Point and Shoot Mood Silent Movie 7 to 8
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There is a movie, Who is Afraid of Virginia Wolf, that the story is told more by the actions of the characters than their words. This lesson will help students understand emotions and how to portray the mood of a story with facial expressions, music and no words. They will make a silent movie!
Public Service Announcements for Our School 6 to 8
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Students will work in co-op groups to brainstorm, plan, write scripts, keyboard scripts and then use digital video camera to film public service announcements. They will edit on the computer and we will show on morning announcements and connect to website.
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