Thursday, November 19, 2009

Thurs Nov 19 -- Wrap up

Today the students had a competition to see who could build the best house on LEGO Digital Designer. Once that was done they got to finish editing their videos and learned how to burn them onto blank CDs.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Tues Nov 17 -- Read Posters and Various Photoshop Projects

A variety of activities were going on in PNG today. The beginning of the class was devoted to finishing up the student's READ posters. Students got all ready to pose with their favorite book. After the creation of the posters, the students had a choice to work on a podcast or creating a trading card.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Thursday Nov 12 -- Filming

We started off class by having the students take pictures and make READ posters. Once the posters were done, the students brought in props and costumes to film their video. After filming they began to edit their video.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Tuesday Nov 10 -- Movie Week continued

Wow, what a busy day! The class got started with each student creating their own e-mail account. After they had their e-mail, they got to create their own websites on (such as: The students got the chance to resume the movie project by writing scripts for their videos. We plan to film the movies during the next class.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Nov 5 -- Change of Plans

We decided not to continue the movie project until next week. Instead, the students made autobiographical slide show presentations on PowerPoint. They also had to interview each other on video as part of their presentations.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Nov 3 -- Movie Week Pt. 1

This week we are focusing on film-related projects. The students got started by making movie poster spoofs of recent movies. After they were done with the posters, the students got to learn how to use PNG's new cameras.