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An After-School Video Club for Elementary Students

By Chuck Jurich
Chuck Jurich explains how an elementary after school video club of 20 students creates an average of a dozen short films every year through peer instruction. Here he lists the stages of production, shows an example of an AV-style student script, and links to the software used.
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Lessons in Linked Learning and Maker Education from the Wonder Workshop

By Paula Mitchell
Teachers at Grass Valley Elementary engage young people in exploring their interests and found that Project Based Learning with a focus on Maker Education increased student engagement and empowerment. Included are examples of student work, links to Maker kits, prompts, and templates.
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Lights, Camera, Social Action!

By Katie McKay
Kate McKay shares student work from her fourth grade class as they complete a unit on discrimination and describes how the students’performance of the work completely unended the audience's biased expectations of their school. Shown here are examples of student storyboarding as well as links…
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Sequence of Inquiry for Technology Use at the Primary Level

By Jason Shiroff
Jason Shiroff shares the Sequence of Inquiry Project that he uses when introducing students to wikis and other new technology.
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Video and Writing in the Elementary Grades

By Chuck Jurich
Chuck Jurich focuses on the writing that happens in video production as he describes how his elementary grade students become filmmakers in their Video Club. He includes an example of a student-produced script along with a description of the production process and how that process reflects…
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