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  • kvnmcl 6:26 pm on June 25, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: animation, , film making   

    Creative animation 

    Over the past few weeks I have been teaching my class film making techniques and encouraging them to go off and create a short film of their own. One group decided to create an animated short based on a very simple idea of two characters playing games. I helped the group develop the idea along with a storyboard and editing but they did everything else – filming frame by frame using ‘I Can Animate from Kudlian Soft’, Windows Movie Maker and some natural sunlight (we didn’t have any other lighting unfortunately). The 2 minute short is a wonderful demonstration of student creativity.

    Give them the tools, teach them how to use them and let them create.

    [blip.tv ?posts_id=2296708&dest=-1]

     
    • MBarrow 6:33 pm on June 25, 2009 Permalink | Reply

      It is indeed a fantastic example of creativity. Well done to all involved.

    • libwithattitude 7:14 pm on June 25, 2009 Permalink | Reply

      That’s excellent what talented students you have!

  • kvnmcl 4:48 pm on June 15, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , film making,   

    Learning away from the classroom 

    A child in my class was off school today but kept ‘in contact’ with us using Edmodo. She explained to use she wouldn’t be in but would create an animoto as a surprise for someone in our class. We were all intrigued so we checked back later and before home time we discovered her link to the following video.

    [clearspring_widget title=”Animoto.com” wid=”46928cc51133af17″ pid=”4a366d45fcf81cd5″ width=”432″ height=”240″ domain=”widgets.clearspring.com”]

    The video is for a girl who will be, like myself, leaving the class and the island at the end of June to start a life elsewhere. It’s a beautiful peice of work and brought home to me that my teaching of these tools is being used effectively for continued learning by my class outside of school.

     
  • kvnmcl 7:05 pm on June 6, 2009 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: film making   

    Why should I use Myst in my classroom? 

    This time I’ll let my class tell you why.

    [blip.tv ?posts_id=2218850&dest=-1]

    NB  Thank you Tim Rylands for blogging about our use of Myst in our classroom.

     
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