Premise: Incorporate Presentation Zen ideas into a Presentation Makeover Recipient: This is the presentation that Tabitha Johnson (@tabletj) and I gave at Seoul International School’s Mini-EARCOS (East Asia Regional Council of Schools) We were selected to submit this presentation to the EARCOS Teachers’ Conference for consideration and were lucky enough to be accepted. As Tabitha… Continue reading preZENtation
What I saw This video by Kirby Ferguson made me think about how remixing is such an amazing level of creation that is now at our fingertips due to the internet and other digital tools. Ferguson points out that creation comes from three steps: copy transform combine What I Thought I also thought about what the… Continue reading Remix: A Grey Zone of Creation
I love looking at infographics. I think the use of images, color to display information is art. It’s often aesthetically pleasing to me and my first reactions upon encountering one is, “Cool!” Like this one, aside from good information, I like how it looks. I love reading infographics. I love studying them in magazines, and… Continue reading Nope, Never Considered It: Thoughts on Infographics
process 1. Storytelling Reading about Digital Story Telling made me think about how I initially started getting students to create videos in my class. In my previous school (in 1st grade), we started the year with an oral story telling unit so that the students could get used to telling stories. The students would record… Continue reading Digital Storytelling to Creating Tutorials
Can – Pictures – Be – Worth – 1000 – Words – ? No. I started a messing around on the internet after reading about how pictures coupled with words is an extremely powerful tool. I reflected on how I use images in my classroom, and what I thought of were my visual aids, anchor… Continue reading A Picture is Worth a (1000) Word(s)
*This was all going to be one post, but I didn’t think it would show how I’m starting to think about my blog post, so “Visual, Media, Literacy: Wha?” became 2 posts. Thank you for enduring the mess of my mind. –> Click here for “Visual, Media, Litearcy: Wha?” part 1. recap Great, so now… Continue reading Visual, Media, Literacy: Wha? II
Define As I read various articles and websites about Visual Literacy and Media Literacy, I realized that I often use the two terms quite interchangeably. So my first quest went to finding definitions for these two terms with the aim to distinguish between the two. I found many definitions, but here’s what I found: Visual… Continue reading Visual, Media, Litearcy: Wha?