* Consider how feedback is currently captured in your own classes. * Demonstrate knowledge and confidence in using digital hardware.
* Feedback on new technology – Copycat. * Capture images, transfer and store them safely. * Utilise camera tools to make images more effective (shutter speed, timer, playback)
Beginners guide to camerawork, digital media and other ideas…
* Experiment with hardware – opportunities to get hands-on…
* Complete the worksheet on the paper provided. * In small groups please consider how you currently provide feedback and capture progress in the classroom.
* List your methods and be prepared to elaborate if necessary. * We’ll feedback in 10 minutes…
* Old technology – new use. * Improved memory and mass production has pushed down costs. * Retails between £45 and £80.
* Huge market and demand from digital generation. * Improved production has increased choice and reduced costs. * Prices range from £25 to £1000s.
* In the classroom: * Instantly capture assessment / task completion. * Student remains in ownership of original document. * Ideas collated effectively as work can be projected / emailed / placed
* In the classroom: * Video function can be used to record short video clips (Q&A) * Engaging activity that promotes communication and co-
online for all to see.
* Bundled software can convert writing to text – but not always successful.
* Very simple method of capturing distance travelled. * Not all enjoy being photographed – be aware.
Try to categorise and define the terms listed below in 10 minutes:
*SD card *XD card *Internal memory *Playback *USB to micro USB *Exposure
* Found on-board a photographic device. Can be altered…
* Timer * Gorillapod * Video * Megapixel * Macro * White-balance * FPS
*Playback *Exposure *Timer *Video *Macro *White balance
* * Physical devices that support photography:
*SD card *XD card *Gorillapod *USB to micro USB
* * Impacts upon the communication between hardware and other components:
*Megapixel *FPS *Internal memory
* * Here are some of the photos I’ve taken so far and how I’ve used it to back-up learning.
* These have been further developed by learners as they annotate them in the following session – it encourages recollection and promotes reflection...
* * Now’s your chance to experiment and gain some hands-on experience.
* Take some photos, play with the settings, understand the functions.
* Feel free to ask for guidance. * We’ll review progress in 15 minutes…
* * These methods offer support and timesaving opportunities – not
* Data transfer is usually slow. Worth considering when lesson planning...
* Best method is to treat the camera as a memory stick. * Data (JPEGs) should be automatically recognised if running Windows 7.
* Get a copy of your images and drop them into a folder – fastest way will on be the desktop.
* Default viewer should be Windows Fax and Picture Viewer. * Use paint for simple editing...
an answer to everything.
* Huge opportunity for engagement – if observations mention lack of engagement / activity this ticks a box very easily.
* Simple proof of student work / collaboration / interactivity. * Be wary of transfer times. * Introduce effectively over several sessions – students soon lose their inhibitions.
* Picture register. * Annotation of notes confirm learning. * Students make a picture journey. * Recap previous session by displaying images.