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.
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.
Passionfruit Magazine website goes live
If we're tracking progress against Doorley and Witthoff's emotional arc for a project, yesterday was a definite 'up' in that we (and by we, I mean web editor Lia Ellis and her team) got the magazine website all live and functional. Articles currently available feature designer Christian Pearce and photographer Mark Hamilton. As a result of that I'm very proud to be able to let you know that the name of our magazine is Passionfruit, and you can find it online at…
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.