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Digital Self-Portrait Workshop 1.3

Arts | October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Digital Self-Portrait Workshop 1.3

Over the summer, a group of bay area educators participated in a media production workshop, Digital Self-Portraits at KQED. The workshop began with an inspirational day of art-making and viewing at SFMOMA and Zeum. After learning more from curator Julie Charles about contemporary portrait artists (including Robert Arneson and Janine Antoni), the group headed over […]

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Project Voicescape’s Fatima

Civics in the Community | September 26, 2011 | 0 Comments

Project Voicescape’s Fatima

Usually, we hear about how teens should not give into peer pressure, but for Fatima, it was peer pressure that influenced her to apply to college. Her friends were the only support to keep her motivated and persevere through the challenges she faced at home. In her film Fatima, co-produced by William Tatlonghari and Eric […]

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Best Practices for Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

6 -12 Science | September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Best Practices for Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

As an educator, it can seem quite overwhelming to assign your students a digital storytelling project. There can be many external as well as internal challenges that range from school resources to personal comfort level with technology. However, these challenges should not deter you from assigning a project to your students. The potential benefits can […]

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Project VoiceScape’s We Need Help

Civics in the Community | August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

Project VoiceScape’s We Need Help

To Shaq, it was not an ordinary chemistry class at San Francisco’s Burton High School. That cold spring morning, he had a plan. He was going to film a drug scene in the middle of the lesson. He had his props ready – a small mirror, a dollar bill, and powdered sugar. He sat there […]

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Quest Institute — Slideshow Workshop

6 -12 Science | July 28, 2011 | 46 Comments

Quest Institute — Slideshow Workshop

There are a number of necessary skills that are essential to learning the process of making slideshows with audio. Like most multimedia productions, we can organize these skills into a common workflow.

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Teacher Tech Training Workshop 1.5: Teachers’ Slideshows with Sound

Community Voices | July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Teacher Tech Training Workshop 1.5: Teachers’ Slideshows with Sound

In our final Teacher Tech Training for the Summer, teachers learned how to create a slideshow with sound. They created Digital Postcards, similar to Audio Postcards, but now with images to accompany the soundtrack. They used the free web application JayCut to produce their projects. For many of the participants who came to our previous […]

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Teacher Tech Training Workshop 1.4: Slideshows with Sound

K-5 Science | July 18, 2011 | 7 Comments

Teacher Tech Training Workshop 1.4: Slideshows with Sound

There are a ton of slideshow programs out there online. Some are better than others. Most are free, but be aware of those that claim they are free and then ask you to pay a fee once you’ve registered to use their site. Below, you can view a chart that lists a number of applications […]

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Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.2: Great body of work!

Arts | July 1, 2011 | 6 Comments

Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.2: Great body of work!

Sharon Hi everyone, I’m back from my trip to Philadelphia where I attended the ISTE conference — a lot of educational technology stuff. It was really interesting, but I have to say that I kept thinking about the work you are all doing in this workshop and how impressive it is! Some of your stories […]

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Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.1: So many thoughts, so little time…

Arts | June 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Digital Self-Portraits Workshop 1.1: So many thoughts, so little time…

  On Monday, our trip to MOMA and Zeum was quite inspirational. We were able to view amazing self-portraits from an array of visual artists like Robert Arneson’s California Artist (shown on the left). We were able to gain insight into a variety of artists’ processes. What issues/factors motivate them to create work. What choices […]

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Digital Self-Portaits Workshop 1.0: Who am I?

Arts | June 10, 2011 | 16 Comments

Digital Self-Portaits Workshop 1.0: Who am I?

Welcome video artist educators! We’re so excited to be going through this creative exploration with you. Hopefully, this course will allow you to explore and express yourselves using video as a platform. The sky is the limit. Today, we’ve discussed ways to think about self-portraits and what constitutes auto-biography. Hopefully, we have kept the conversation […]

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