Digital photography - Through the lens. In this EDtalk Amanda Signal, eLearning specialist teacher at Elm Park School, shares her passion for digital photography. Amanda talks about how she and her students use their one camera and the essential elements of photography to incorporate powerful images in their learning. She explains '5 frames storytelling', a particularly powerful learning activity.
Maree Crosby: Photography and blogging. Maree Crosby from South Hornby School attended the first EduCamp to be held in Dunedin. Maree tells us about working with her students to maintain a photography blog to illustrate their learning. Maree asks a different student each day to capture just one image to depict something they had learned that day.
Using ICT to support creativity in the visual arts. Head teacher Lynne Paul discusses how their centre wiki has been a pivotal support for daily teaching practice by enabling collaborative understanding and reflection, and in aiding their investigation into children’s creative processes.
Curriculum Integration Project: Passionfruit Magazine website goes live - This blog follows the development of a project that integrates teaching and learning for a range of subject areas through the production of a Visual Culture magazine. A complimentary project, based around a student band has been added in 2013.