Futurelab - Resources Archive - Publications, reports & articles - Web articles - Machinima and education Flag for follow-up - use this tool to flag up items that you’d like to read later (use the customise page to view and manage these flagged items)Print - send a print-friendly version of this page to your default printerSend to friend - e-mail a link to this page to a friend September 2007 Diane Carr CSCYM, London Knowledge Lab, IOE, University of London During machinima production a computer game’s protagonists become actors, its dungeons or domestic interiors become virtual sets, and the player takes the role of director. Transcripts - YouTube Help Transcripts are a simple way of creating captions. They only contain the text of what is said in the video and you don't need to enter any time codes. You can enter a transcript directly in your video or follow the steps below to create a transcript file.
Dipsticks: Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding What strategy can double student learning gains? According to 250 empirical studies, the answer is formative assessment, defined by Bill Younglove as "the frequent, interactive checking of student progress and understanding in order to identify learning needs and adjust teaching appropriately." Unlike summative assessment, which evaluates student learning according to a benchmark, formative assessment monitors student understanding so that kids are always aware of their academic strengths and learning gaps.
You think you know what teachers do. Right? Wrong. - The Washington Post (By Charles Rex Arbogast/ AP) You went to school so you think you know what teachers do, right? You are wrong. Here’s a piece explaining all of this from Sarah Blaine, a mom, former teacher and full-time practicing attorney in New Jersey who writes at her parentingthecore blog, where this first appeared. By Sarah Blaine We all know what teachers do, right? Venn Diagram Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Varying Views of America Students work together to analyze three poems about America with varying points of view. Language, Camera, Action! Motivating Young Learners with Video (by David Dodgson) Back in the sepia-tinged days of 2010 when I was still very much finding my way around blogs and Twitter, I was virtually introduced to Barbara and she kindly offered me the chance to do a guest post here on Teaching Village about how I used PowerPoint in class. 18 months on, we again get the chance to collaborate as part of the EVO 2012 Digital Storytelling for Young Learners team along with some other fantastic educators, namely Shelly Terrell, Özge Karaoğlu, Esra Girgin, Jennifer Verschoor, Michelle Worgan, and Sabrina De Vita (full details are included at the end of this post). As part of our EVO event, I will co-moderate a session about Video Stories with Young Learners with Özge. As a prelude to that, am delighted to have the chance to return to Teaching Village to share some of the ideas I’ve used in class, often with little more than a video-recording device and some editing software – and creative young students of course! The Strange Show! Life on Mitrax
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