Classroom Filmmakers

This group's purpose is to provide a collaboration space for educators interested in utilizing filmmaking as a teaching and learning tool in the classroom. All subjects and grade levels are welcome.
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Creativity and Mentorship in the Classroom - Teaching the Spy Hop Way Webinar 1

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Three examples of the hour-long 'Teachng The Spy Hop Way' teacher training, where Myke Johnson takes participants through the different philosophies of creative design and youth engagement. These techniques foster youth voice and empowerment, as well as creating a safe space for artistic exploration. Some of these tools include listening techniques, inquiry based learning structures and quick, fun activities that transform a classroom into a hands-on artistic learning environment.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Spy Hop

Creativity and Mentorship in the Classroom - Teaching the Spy Hop Way Webinar 2

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Three examples of the hour-long 'Teachng The Spy Hop Way' teacher training, where Myke Johnson takes participants through the different philosophies of creative design and youth engagement. These techniques foster youth voice and empowerment, as well as creating a safe space for artistic exploration. Some of these tools include listening techniques, inquiry based learning structures and quick, fun activities that transform a classroom into a hands-on artistic learning environment.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Spy Hop

Creativity and Mentorship in the Classroom - Teaching the Spy Hop Way Webinar 3

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Three examples of the hour-long 'Teachng The Spy Hop Way' teacher training, where Myke Johnson takes participants through the different philosophies of creative design and youth engagement. These techniques foster youth voice and empowerment, as well as creating a safe space for artistic exploration. Some of these tools include listening techniques, inquiry based learning structures and quick, fun activities that transform a classroom into a hands-on artistic learning environment.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Spy Hop

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Digital Storytelling Application

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This lesson is to teach students about different apps they can use to create their digital stories based upon the script that they wrote. In this lesson, they will explore different video-making apps and begin to create their video using their script and storyboards.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Kaer

EMR Student PSA Film

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This is a video assignment for students who are taking the CTE Emergency Medical Responder course at their public high school. This lesson/project aims at helping students use and grow their filmmaking skills while applying their knowledge of what to do in medical or environmental emergencies.

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan

Author: Michael

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Filmmaking Lesson Plan

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This is a lesson introducing students to storyboards and beginning to think about how to create a story to film in a future lesson. Students will work backward to write a storyboard for a short film, will brainstorm and outline their story they want to share, and will then flesh it out as a storyboard and will think about the shot the want, the audio they want to add and they will revise their lessons based on feedbakc from teachers and peers.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: Carlie

Remix

Matter Documentary Lesson Plan

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This lesson plan utilizes filmmaking to solidify student understanding of scientific phenomena related to matter. While the plan is tied to 5th grade SEEd standards, it can be adapted to meet any SEEd standard at any grade level, particularly in upper elementary, middle school, and high school.  (This resource's preview image was created by the author of this lesson plan.)

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Katie Blunt

Script for Teaching the Spy Hop Way

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Script for 'Teachng The Spy Hop Way' teacher training, where Myke Johnson takes participants through the different philosophies of creative design and youth engagement. These techniques foster youth voice and empowerment, as well as creating a safe space for artistic exploration. Some of these tools include listening techniques, inquiry based learning structures and quick, fun activities that transform a classroom into a hands-on artistic learning enviornment.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Spy Hop

PDTV: Tips for Pro-Quality Video

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On this episode of PDTV, our production team steps in front of the camera to go through the top 10 tips for creating pro-quality videos. Katie, Fernando and Nicole share examples and recommendations for each tip to give additional guidance to those less familiar with video production.

Material Type: Media Object