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Apps in der Volksschule: Ein Einblick in den Schulalltag

This document was the handout of the presentation of Sigrid Zwaiger in the MEDEAnet workshop on mobile learning. It includes some information on her master thesis and a list of interesting apps to be used in elementary education.

LIFEtool App-Tipps Februar 2013

In this document, a list of useful apps to be used in early and special needs education can be found. The apps are described briefly and were evaluated by an expert.

EDU-Puzzle – ein Projekt für die Primar- und Sekundarstufe I

EDU-Puzzle is a project of the Private University College of Education of the Diocese of Linz (Austria) and has the goal of creating and providing basic exercises for elementary and lower secondary schools. The materials are actually designed for tablets but can also be used on every computer and browser with an Internet connection.

CLEMI: Ressources pour la classe, Enseigner avec l’audiovisuel : le kit pédagogique

Le CLEMI est chargé de l’éducation aux médias dans l’ensemble du système éducatif français depuis 1983. Il a pour mission d’apprendre aux élèves une pratique citoyenne des médias. Cet objectif s’appuie sur des partenariats dynamiques entre enseignants et professionnels de l’information. Tous les enseignants, quels que soient leur niveau et leur discipline peuvent avoir recours au CLEMI, tant au plan national que régional, pour se former, obtenir des conseils ou des ressources.
Pour développer des activités d’éducation aux médias dans les classes, le CLEMi vous propose de multiples outils : fiches pédagogiques, sitographie des médias, lexique, dossiers thématiques, modules vidéo, etc., et même la possibilité de rencontrer un(e) journaliste dans le cadre de l’opération Renvoyé Spécial.
RFI, TV5Monde, le ministère français des Affaires étrangères et européennes et le CLEMI ont conçu un kit pédagogique pour faciliter l’utilisation de documents et de médias audiovisuels en classe de français.
Composé d’une grille d’analyse, d’un guide pour la conception pédagogique, de 10 fiches outil, de 5 cartes mémo et d’un DVD, le kit pédagogique, conçu comme une véritable boîte à outils, apporte une série de conseils pratiques pour analyser les contenus médiatiques, créer des scénarios pédagogiques et mettre en place des activités de production audiovisuelle.

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CLEMI is responsible for media education across the French educational system since 1983. Its mission is to teach citizen media practice to students. This objective is based on strong partnerships between teachers and information professionals. All teachers, both nationally and regionally, regardless of their level and discipline can CLEMI resources, for training, advice and resources.
To develop media literacy activities in the classroom, Clemi offers a multitude of teaching materials and tools, a media referatory, lexicon, thematic modules, video, etc., even the opportunity to meet a reporter under the activity "Special Reporter".
RFI, TV5 Monde, the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and CLEMI have designed an educational kit to facilitate the use of documents and audiovisual media in French class. Composed of a grid of analysis, a guide for instructional design, 10 sheets, 5 tool cards, a memo and DVDs, the teaching kit was designed as a real toolbox providing a series of hints and practices to analyze media content, create lesson plans and implement audiovisual production activities.

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Fiches pédagogiques
Site des médias
Lexique
Décryptage
Vidéos pour la classe
Dossiers thématiques
Renvoyé Spécial
Expérimentations

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ONAIR: "Let's Discover What's Behind News"- Pedagogical Kit

ActiveWatch publishes a new educational product aimed at secondary school pupils to better understand news production and to learn how to question and verify credibility of information in the media.

The pedagogical kit was developed within the ONAIR European project for media education, an initiative of the Sapienza University in Rome, and it benefits of the support of the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports.

SHARP: "Teaching and Learning Digital Media" Pedagogical Kit

S.H.A.R.P European network introduces a new and FREE pedagogical resource for professionals interested in media education and new technologies.

The pedagogical kit "Teaching and Learning Digital Media" is intended for teachers, educators, trainers and others who want to improve their competences in the field of education about and through new media technologies. The central areas of inquiry are images (still imagery, films, videos) and web tool creation and application (platforms for information searches, for sharing, for producing media content, etc.).

The material is based on the educational experiences engendered during the S.H.A.R.P project by the different partners within their own contexts. These projects were conducted with different targets (e.g. students, teachers, adults, elderly people, minorities) and with particular topics (chosen from the main themes of Sharp: identity, memory, territory....) in mind.

The information presented in the kit sheds light on the main theme of the S.H.A.R.P (Sharing and RePresenting) from both theoretical and practical perspectives. The five theoretical chapters of the kit aim to provide help in answering the five main questions below. They can be used to plan and implement trainings "about and with media"; to work with ICT in the didactic field; to analyse and produce images and films with a school class, with university students or in adult education; and to facilitate social enquiries with given groups. The five questions are:

1. How can I plan a project?

2. How can I didacticise ICT in a project?

3. How can I analyse images, film and sound?

4. How can I produce images and films?

5. How can I collect significant social resources?

The kit also contains a series of practical examples on using new media for developing media skills. You can find a detailed description of nine workshops conducted by S.H.A.R.P partners from 7 EU countries: Italy, France, Portugal, Cyprus, Lithuania, Romania and Bulgaria.

ActiveWatch is the Romanian partner of the project and we contributed to the kit with Chapter 7: Visual Language and Representation of Reality.

The entire pedagogical kit is available for FREE in English and some chapters were translated into Romanian by local partner. Soon, the material will also be available in French.

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About us
Partners list
Sample project
Culture
Identity
Territory
Dissemination
Culture
Identity
Territory
Pedagogical kit
Search the kit
Contact us
Share your project
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Français
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S.H.A.R.P network partners: CEM - Centro Educazione Media (Pavia, Italy) CLEMI- CENTRE DE LIAISON DE L'ENSEIGNEMENT ET DES MÉDIAS D'INFORMATION (Paris, France) Centro de Formação de Escolas do Concelho de Almada (Portugal) Easy Communication Association (Sofia, Bulgaria) ISCSP - UTL (Lisabona, Portugal) ActiveWatch- Media Monitoring Agency (Bucharest, Romania) Provincia di Pavia (Italy) Università degli Studi di Pavia (Italy) UNIVERSITY OF ARTOIS (France) UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA (Cyprus) Vytautas Magnus University (Kaunas, Lithuania)

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2012

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Lighting techniques 3: Using lights around the house to add that extra sparkle

In this video tutorial director of photography Eve Hazelton shows how you can use lights that you just have lying around at your home in a creative way to light a person or a scene. You would not have thought of Christmas lights to add fairy lighting to the twinkle of an eye, did you? A summary in screenshots and photographs and a bit more information also gives you an idea of the tutorial.

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Eve Hazelton (director of photography)

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2011

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Hoe monteer je een goede film?

In this online article "How to edit a film in a good way?", Jamie Biesemans explains what you need to do to edit a recording. In a down-to-earth way he bundles helpful tips as well as things to avoid when it comes to software, adding transitions, transition effects, soundtracks, and so on.

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Welk software?
Consequent met kleur
Orde is je vriend
Veranderen op rustmomenten
Actie!
Gebruik vulling
Spaarzaam met overgangen
Let op het geluid
Muziek, geen kakofonie

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Jamie Biesemans, ZDNet.be

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2011

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Promotion of gendersensitive Media Education

This manual, entitled ‘Promotion of gendersensitive Media Education - Didactic Material for Use in European Teacher Education’, aims at contributing to building gender and media competence by sensitising for the perception of genderspecific differences in media education in school and teacher education and strengthening the diagnostic and self-reflective competencies of future and practicing teachers and teacher educators.

On the webpage http://www.project-game.eu/dissemination.php you can also find the manual in other languages.

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G@me Project

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2009

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Making Movies with Moviestorm, A guide for schools

This manual is meant for schools to learn to use Moviestorm, a 3D animation software (see the resource http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/moviestorm). Moviestorm enables the user to have a full virtual production of a movie, from conceptualisation to production and distribution. You can create and customise 3D sets and characters and film from multiple angles.

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- How to Use This Book

- Making Your First Movie
- Roles in Your Movie Crew
- Suggested Team Organisation

- Making the Most of Moviestorm

- Before You Start Filming

- Creating Your Film with Moviestorm
- Production Designer
- Director
- Editor
- Sound Designer

- More Information
- Glossary of Terms
- The Traditional Movie-Making Process

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