Wix Site or Newspaper/MagazineProject ChoicesProject Choice 1 - Newspaper/MagazineYou will choose from the two topics on the right.Use Microsoft Publisher or Corel Draw to create a five-page magazine (or two page-newspaper) You may use tutorials you find to learn how to use these programs. You have showed that you are more than capable of finding your own tutorials that suit the way you learn.You will want to make your newspaper/magazine be as realistic as possible, with the types of stories you will find in either. Example: reviews of products (so you might do a review on a product that is important to you... a new version of Minecraft, a laptop....) Lots of ideas on this site ...
Posted Sep 11, 2012, 6:46 AM by Avi Luxenburg
Stop Motion AnimationExperiment: Emerging word or phraseTake over 150 shots of a word or phrase that is emerging.Import to Movie MakerMake each shot .08 - .1 secondsPlay and produceView Gallery of Claymations and absorb conceptsGo to the ReelYouth site: http://www.reelyouth.ca/gallery.html and find 20 stop motion animations to view. You will need to go to the various organizations to view the work.As you view, notice the techniques that are used. Example: This animation uses a "peel" or "reveal" http://www.reelyouth.ca/BCAltEd.html List five techniques that you noticed and the effects that they had. Be prepared to show them to others and discuss what effect the technique has.Example: Was ...
Posted Jun 4, 2012, 7:47 AM by Avi Luxenburg
PreziPrezi is one of the coolest presentation tools around. With Prezi, you can zoom in and out of parts of your presentation, embed video, images and much more. View an example created by Mr. Luxenburg below these instructions. Notice that the Prezi is embedded in the page, as yours will be.TutorialsView the three videos at the top of this page:
http://prezi.com/learn/ Experiment with Prezi as you view the videos:
http://prezi.com/index/ (When you sign up for Prezi, make sure you use your @online.sd71.bc.ca email address.There is a Prezi below the videos that is called: How to make a good Prezi. View that Prezi please.AssignmentCreate a Prezi on ...
Posted Mar 13, 2012, 6:37 AM by Avi Luxenburg
Creating Your Own Android Phone/Tablet AppWhy Android?MIT just released their version of an Apps Inventor for Android devices. For a programming tool it is very, very easy... probably the easiest for creating your own apps from scratch.I was wondering what the market saturation of Android devices was around the world, thinking that Apple products probably ruled. I was wrong. Android has half of the market share and Apple has 30%. Wow... half of the smart phones and devices out there are Android. (The most recent statistics I found were here: http://www.email-marketing-reports.com/wireless-mobile/smartphone-statistics.htm)The Apps Inventor is a very cool product originally created by Google and shifted over to MIT, who released it in March ...
Posted Mar 13, 2012, 6:11 AM by Avi Luxenburg
5 video clips.
5 seconds each.
Music you design.
A powerful mood, or feel, or message.
Image from Shayla Maddox
Watch this "how to make a 5X5" video from Vimeo
...which teaches you to use Windows Live MovieMaker. Best to use full screen and experiment as you watch.
Windows Live MovieMaker is available in the 113 Lab.
Film or select Video footage
Option 1: Filming Watch this video from Vimeo teaching some filming basics.
OR... Option 2: Use footage from Lake Trail students Simply log into your computer and:Open Windows Explorer (MyComputer)Go to TeacherShareGo to LuxenburgGo to Videos for EditingLook through some of the videos and photosMake note of what you want to use ...
Posted Feb 8, 2012, 5:46 AM by Avi Luxenburg