Thursday, October 29, 2009

Oct 28 -- Radio Broadcasts

Today the students got to make their own radio broadcasts. They started off by writing scripts for their shows, which included segments such as weather forecasts, celebrity interviews, and commercials. After the students were done recording they had to edit their sound clips together while also adding songs to their broadcasts.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Oct 27 -- Powerpoint Presention Day

In loom of halloween, the students made scary adventures using powerpoint and the hyperlink feature. After that, the students became magazine publishers of a tabloid. Some magazines featured Dora the explorer!

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Thursday Oct 22 Make your own!

Have you ever wondered how to make cool backgrounds for you desktop. Well today the students got the experience to create custom backgrounds. After that, we focused on making our own version of R.L. Stine books. Using a power-point sideshow, the students created a mini story.

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Oct 20 - Comic Strips

Comic strips! Students took pictures and edited them using facebook. They took those pictures and put them into a comic strip template

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Thursday, Oct 15th -- Sales Pitch

The students finished their product inventions from Tuesday's class after doing typing practice and playing Boggle. Once their Photoshopped inventions were finished, they had to come up with a sales pitch and accompanying PowerPoint presentation for their product.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tuesday Oct 13 -- Photoshop

We started class by doing typing practice. After that, the kids learned some photoshop basics that would help them on their first photoshop project. Each student had to come up with their own new invention, illustrated using Photoshop.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Tuesday Oct 8th -- Pivot Man and Typing

Typing and Pivot man! The beginning of class started with a test of the student's knowledge of the 50 states. After that, they worked on improving their typing skills. The class closed with an introduction to pivot man.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Tuesday, October 6th -- Jeopardy Boards

The first day of PNG was a success! We started off with name games to help everyone get acquianted. After that, the students jumped head first into creating jeopardy boards. The students all got a chance to be the host of their game. The rest of the class were the contestants.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Fall Session 2009

PNG is just around the corner. Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4pm-6pm. Sign up sheets are at the Youth Library reference desk. Be ready to learn all sorts of cool things and make new friends!]