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Date registered: August 25, 2011

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  1. Classroom Student Art Gallery — November 11, 2013
  2. How to be Responsible — November 11, 2013
  3. LC-TV News — October 1, 2012
  4. Portable Radio / TV — October 1, 2012
  5. My Brother Shane — February 24, 2012

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  2. Outdoor Classroom Audio Reflection — 2 comments
  3. Come To Our Colony: New Amsterdam — 2 comments
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Nov 11

Classroom Student Art Gallery

Mrs. Carissa Zill is an art teacher who uses a Flickr site to post student artwork. Students in her class use iPod Touches to take photos of artwork and then post then via email to their class Flickr channel / gallery. Web link to the media example: http://www.flickr.com/photos/hesterartroom Grade Level: elementary Any additional info you’d …

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Nov 11

How to be Responsible

“How to be Responsible” is a short common craft style video written, illustrated, performed, and edited by the 10 Year Old class at QSI International School of Sarajevo. Web link to the media example: How To Be Responsible (YouTube) Grade Level: elementary School Name: QSI International School of Sarajevo Any additional info you’d like to …

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Oct 01

LC-TV News

We initiated a student-produced news cast this year using iPads. The students write, edit, perform and produce a daily five-minute newscast with school announcements, lunch menu, a daily prayer and pledge and sports and weather. Web link to the media example: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA857CACA25AC4667 Grade Level: middle school School Name: Lumen Christi School

Oct 01

Portable Radio / TV

This is my 7th year of producing Portable Radio with junior level students (ages 9 – 11). It’s evolved into two formats: episodes and POVs. Episodes are pretty much variety shows around 15 minutes in length. A POV (Portable Radio Point of View) is my student’s reaction to current events news. We’ve been fortunate to …

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Feb 24

My Brother Shane

A 2011 Digital Storytelling Project by Alec S. – This project was a collaboration between the high school media specialist and English 9 teacher at Westmont High School and was designed to model best practices in technology integration. Students worked to write and answer essential questions based on life experience. Ninety students participated, with 12 …

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Jan 16

Animal Podcasts

2nd grade students did research on an animal of their choice using books from the library and online resources. The students entered key information in a form provided by the teacher and then shared what they learned as a podcast in interview format.

Nov 21

Age of Exploration: Explorer Interviews

Each pair of students researched, wrote and recorded an interview with an explorer from The Age of Exploration. After gathering facts and writing questions together, one student took the role of the interviewer while the other student played the role of the explorer. We recorded the interviews in class using just my iphone. The audio …

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Nov 11

Education Restart

My digital literacy students conducted research on what it is like to be a student today. Their prompt was a video made in 2007 by Professor Michael Wesch and his Kansas State University students.

Nov 01

Student Web 2.0 Help Desk

Our student technology group (SAINT Squad – Students Actively Involved in Networking and Technology) has been creating a ‘Help Desk’ for students and staff at our school for a few years. We use Screenr or Jing and post to our wiki page. We create screencasts to show people how to use valuable Web 2.0 Tools. …

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Oct 26

Come To Our Colony: New Amsterdam

Every year my students participate in a project-based learning (PBL) unit on the 13 Colonies. This year’s 13 Colonies PBL culminated in students using Photo Story 3 to create digital stories about each of their team’s assigned colony. Pictures were courtesy of Flickr and music loops were exported from GarageBand. Each student worked in a …

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