More Student Stop Motion

I have been doing stop motion animation with students since 2011, and it has been a lot of fun. I have worked with students in several curricular areas, and also was the advisor of a stop motion club for two years. I have started a playlist (below) of a few of my favorites.

iPads in Education

Below is the iPads in Education slide show that I created as part of a five day EdTech Jumpstart workshop in Ipoh, Malaysia.

iPads in Education from Steve Katz

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 […]

Using Blogger For Student Portfolios

This movie and infographic are designed to help our community understand how efficient we make our students lives when having them gather all portfolio artifacts in one location. We are a Google Apps school, so Blogger is a logical choice for our student portfolios.

Workshop in Ipoh, Malaysia

Come join us for a five day technology integration workshop in Ipoh, Malaysia May 1-5, 2014. There are a few spots left.

For registration & hotel information contact Jessica O’Kelly or Amanda Stoddard.

Ed Tech Jumpstart Workshop Agenda

Mo Willems Illustrations

The first grade students in Amy Cabaluna’s class were fascinated with the illustrations in the Mo Willems books they were reading, so we collaborated to give the students the opportunity to create some illustrations in Willems’ style. We used iPads to take the photos around campus and Doodle Buddy to draw on those photos. Amy […]

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 […]

ISTE 2012 Movie Project Workshop

Below are some notes and helpful links from my movie project workshop presented at ISTE 2012 in San Diego, CA.

Commercial_Rubric

Movie Rubric Creator (Beta release late Summer 2012)

Online animation creation:

Zimmer Twins
Kerpoof
Go Animate
Xtranormal

Shot Types

Master Shots (with student-created examples) by Mark Heil

iMovie Support & Tutorials

iMovie (Apple)

iMovie Tutorials on YouTube

Student-created Movie Examples

Book Trailers

Israel/Palestine Movies

United States History Movies

Journalism

Aristotle’s Poetics

Dialogues

 

Everything you […]