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Indiana Jones IV camera assistant & Amity HS broadcast journalism teacher Jeremy Iverson joins the podcast to discuss how he transformed a classroom into a digital editing and broadcast studio. Jeremy also shares some innovative classroom assignments he has created to introduce students to the basics of digital journalism as well as some forward looking ideas geared for advanced digital editing students.
Documentary filmmaker and video teacher Jackie Valenzuela joins the show for a two-part series on how to teach students to make short documentary films. On the podcast she discusses every step in the process from getting an idea to writing a two shooting script and treatment – and then shooting and editing the project. Jackie also shares her experience in Uganda where she filmed a documentary about an extraordinary local guide who is on a mission to preserve local wildlife, and just as important, to teach young children why it is in everyone’s interest to do the same.
The iDig Video team looks at how students can create their own guides to filming – including shots, composition and editing techniques. Instead of passing out guides – send your students on an adventure to come up with their own definitions and video examples – then have them publish with iBooks Author! Also a few thoughts on SBAC and how the confusing roll-out has impacted teachers and students across the country.
The iDig Video team looks at some of the options available if you want to cut the cord to cable TV! Is it worth $100+ a month for the 600 channels you now receive. We explore some of the options available to anyone who wants to explore viewing options that include a home-based DVR set-up. Also a great DVD to show young film makers the basics of camera work, editing, mise en scene, lighting and sound. Short scenes are used from such classics as “The Third Man,” “Sabotage,” and “M” to illustrate each topic.
The iDig Video team goes over some e-z to set up collaborative exercises you can use in your classroom so your video students can see stories and ideas in visual terms. We also discuss a super new book on “How to Shoot Video” book that gets the essence of film school in less than 250 pages! Also James takes a look at the under-released but visually stunning film “All is Lost.”
The holidays are right around the corner and the iDig Video team presents their annual wish list for Tech Gifts! We’ve looked at techie reviews and come up with our own dream list for what we’d like to receive (and give!) for the holidays. While there are a few high ticket items, we found some very affordable and innovative ideas for presents. Some items on the list have been around for a while, but they’ve proven to be reliable and highly desirable in terms of their performance records. Happy Holidays to all our listeners.
Schools across the country are all struggling with how 2 manage digital content. Teachers and Media Specialists are all shifting from analog systems to digital systems. The iDig Video team looks at some of the problems in this transfer as well as some solutions. Also students are increasingly doing their work in digital format and schools are figuring out ways to best showcase this digital content.
Apple Tech Update Conf: – an amazing new device for your video classroom – iOgrapher. For $600 you can have the most amazing rig: an iPad fitted with a shotgun mike, light source, tripod, and an app for digital video editing and uploading! Also James on the film “Gravity.”
James gives a step-by-step on iPad deployment. He’s done the research and has created a model for how to plan and purchase iPads for your school.
The new iPhones are out and we review the pros and cons of using them in your classroom. Also the CECA 2013 Conference (Connecticut Educators Computer Association) is coming next month and iDig Video will be there! Both James and Jonathan have been selected as presenters: James will present on iPads Across Elementary Grades: Behind the Scenes. Jonathan will present: Take the Leap: Creativity in the 21st Century Classroom!
A new season of iDig Video – join us to hear What’s New on the Horizon at Apple. Also James discusses an exciting 1:1 deployment in his Media Center and how it applies to video production. And video students seem to pick up the tech stuff pretty quickly, but struggle with story structure. We outline an intro to teaching story structure to video students.
WeVideo is a unique cloud-based collaborative video creation service that enables people all over the world to create and share great look videos. The sky is the limit for what you can do with WeVideo in your classroom! WeVideo’s CEO and co-founder Jostein Svendsen joins the podcast to discuss WeVideo and and share some of the amazing ways educators are using WeVideo with their students!
Summertime! Media Literacy is all over the new standards that teachers are using in their lesson plans. Join us for a fascinating look at “Game of Thrones” – and see how to take a multi-media form and create a jumping off point so your students can analyze, interpret and look at images, words and messages with a fresh eye!
More and more teachers are showing films in their classrooms and accepting student-created videos as an optional assignment. HBO’s “Game of Thrones” has captured the imagination of viewers everywhere. The iDig Video crew is joined by a creative writing teacher, an English teacher and a well-read Chef (he’s read the whole series!) to look at all the components that have led to the show’s success.
Phenom writing teacher Jenni Bonaldo joins us to share how she uses films like “Good Will Hunting” to teach creative writing. She has developed some great ideas for teaching dialogue writing to her students and uses films in the process!
Finding a new and creative way to challenge my broadcast technology students for a final project is a fascinating journey for me each semester. I push myself to never offer the exact same project to the students. For the past 16 semesters, I have been successful, with only a few brain freezes along the way.
This week on the aRTs Roundtable is about Plan B. What do you do when you hit a wall in technology in the arts. Tricia reached out for resources at https://edbacker.com/ Jen creatively rescheduled. Brenda using Sonic Pics is still trying a work around with her first graders and the book Fortunately by Remy Charlip. Carol was someone else’s Plan B, since another teacher found it difficult to recreate a movie. We all had the student’s in mind of creating our Plan […]
With a few pointers and some great scene study from two classic films – student film makers can take linear short films, PSA’s, commercials and music videos and turn them into professional looking video projects.