Presentations At KORCOS Conference 2014

This year at KORCOS I very much enjoyed presenting two new sessions. The first, Kahlo Meets Coppola: Art, Activism, & Film, was presented with Sara Arno. It is the explanation of the unit we worked on together called Protest Art, that teaches students to use art to provoke a reaction to important social issues. All […]

Movie Rubric Creator

I would like to announce that I have added a rubric creator, just for movies, to my web site. It is very simple to use. You can create your own rubrics, or search for rubrics on your topic. Select from the descriptors I have provided, or write your own. Print the final rubric directly from […]

Social Action Research

This is my third entry about the movie project Sara Arno is undertaking in her class, with my support. To see all of the blog entries for this project, select the Arno Art Project category.

The students have researched social issues and have each chosen one. The issues are teenage pregnancy, school violence, multicultural society, drug […]

Art + Film = Art

This is my second entry about the movie project Sara Arno is undertaking in her class, with my support. To see all of the blog entries for this project, select the Arno Art Project category.

We have spent some time in class discussion about art and social activism, and one of the conversations I found most […]

Art, Society, & Movie Making

Last week I began working with Sara Arno, one of our high school art teachers on a project we developed together, which is to say, Sara developed the content requirements, and I helped brainstorm how we could integrate the technology to provoke deeper thinking. The students are studying art’s place in society, and are going […]

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Editing tips for student- created video projects.

My “Video Editing Order of Operations.”

Edit Clips
Titles
Effects
Transitions
Sound

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Filming tips for your students.

Filming tips handout from my book.

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A review of the new Supercamera AF.

Watch the video I created with it below.

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Teach With Video was awarded best podcast in the “Professional Perspectives” category in the Kidcast Podcasting in the Classroom awards.

Monkeys in my back yard.

Costumes & props.

My history students’ costumes from last year.

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Review of presentation tool Flowgram.
My presentation for my staff.