Monthly Archives: March 2011

TLAT #2 Decisions and Peer Review

Today we’re deciding which TLAT activity we want to implement. We’ll decide by evaluating our ideas and choosing the best one. Let’s take a look at the design guide. I have included five criteria that I believe are important to … Continue reading

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Thinking like a teacher again

We’ll start today by showing any late straggler movies that want to be seen.  I really enjoyed watching movies last time, and I look forward to more of you creativity.  We’ll also talk briefly about your comments on wallwisher about … Continue reading

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View Party

Put on your finest tuxes and gowns…it’s time for the academy awards. Remember that your stories are due at the beginning of class, whether you’re present or not. Before We’re going to get in small groups of four and watch … Continue reading

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Welcome back

I hope you all had a great Spring Break, and are ready for the last big push to the end of the semester.  Before you know it, we’ll be finished and the oppressive summer heat will be upon us! Hopefully … Continue reading

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Get your creative on

Digital Storytelling Tools Today we are running full speed ahead into digital storytelling. You should have a clear idea of the story you want to tell. Are you planning to use photos or videos (or both)? Will you be using … Continue reading

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Take cover, it’s a brainstorm

Time for our next project – digital storytelling! Remember the NETS standards? We used the ones dealing with collaboration and communication previously. Now let’s see what they say about creativity and innovation: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop … Continue reading

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Turn up the music

Today we’re going to play around with audio editing.  We’ll mostly be playing with a free program called audacity.  You’ll want to download this to your computer at home, since it’s not an online program.  It allows you to record, … Continue reading

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