Reader Response: Stop Motion Animation

Last week, we read non-fiction about animation. I wanted to choose something interesting that my students already have some prior knowledge for, but may not know the intricacies of. (We were also beginning a school-wide note-taking initiative and as an interventionist, I wanted to support that.) I’m reading a lot (for my dissertation) about motivation … More Reader Response: Stop Motion Animation

Meet the Greek Gods

Meet the Greek Gods was a project done with my 8th graders over the course of three days. They did a bit of research, wrote and recorded a script, then created Vokis representing their Greek deity. The process was quite fun.  Here are the results. Period 1 Athena http://vhss-d.oddcast.com/vhss_editors/voki_player.swf?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fvhss-d.oddcast.com%2Fphp%2Fvhss_editors%2Fgetvoki%2Fchsm=ff43893852654f553492c32b6be93093%26sc=10231349 Ares http://vhss-d.oddcast.com/vhss_editors/voki_player.swf?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fvhss-d.oddcast.com%2Fphp%2Fvhss_editors%2Fgetvoki%2Fchsm=0057de839cda1a93195b80b4c26c1822%26sc=10231513 Hera http://vhss-d.oddcast.com/vhss_editors/voki_player.swf?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fvhss-d.oddcast.com%2Fphp%2Fvhss_editors%2Fgetvoki%2Fchsm=45ded0510ba057074e8620a31b052af0%26sc=10231751 Period 2 … More Meet the Greek Gods

Fall 2013 Quest #3 – Original Photography

Quest #3 involved taking original still photographs that contained representations of a questing group’s assigned vocabulary word. Below you’ll find links to videos and ballots for each word. So you know what’s at stake, the winning group earns +100 toward their group XP (experience points). On behalf of the questing groups in Reading Room 211, … More Fall 2013 Quest #3 – Original Photography

Demolish Slideshow | Quest #3

Here are the photo representation of DEMOLISH. Vote for your favorite below. Navigation: View photo representations of COMMERCE  and vote for your favorite View photo representations of DEMOLITION and vote for your favorite View photo representations of EXCAVATION and vote for your favorite View photo representations of GLOBAL and vote for your favorite Return to … More Demolish Slideshow | Quest #3

Commerce Slideshow | Quest #3

Here’s the slideshow. Find the ballot and navigation below the video. Navigation: View photo representations of COMMERCE  and vote for your favorite View photo representations of DEMOLITION and vote for your favorite View photo representations of EXCAVATION and vote for your favorite View photo representations of GLOBAL and vote for your favorite Return to original … More Commerce Slideshow | Quest #3