Time: 2:00-3:00 pm

Facilitator/s: Angie Wagner & Pauline Henning - pmhennin@jeffco.k12.co.us

Tech level: beginner - moderate skills

Application level - K-6

Learner should bring: laptop/power cord with Pixie 2 (part of tech4learning software) and Photostory 3 (free download)

Session Description:
We will look at how to create mutltiple copies of same background in pixie as cartoon or time elapsed and then how to import into photostory to create a multimedia project including voice/audio.

ISTE NETS for Session:
Student NETS

Creativity and Innovation

Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.

Communication and Collaboration

Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others

Digital Citizenship

Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Technology Operations and Concepts

Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations

Teacher NETS
1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments

2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessment incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS•S.

5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership
      • Teachers continuously improve their professional practice, model lifelong learning, and exhibit leadership in their school and professional community by promoting and demonstrating the effective use of digital tools and resources
Curriculum Connections/ Instructional Impact:
Our example is taken from a second grade unit on plants; however, pixie 2 and photostory is applicable to all subject areas and grades.

Session Objectives / Goal:

12/8/2010 9:54:06 Pauline Henning Hutchinson Elementary Teacher Librarian "Movie Creation Using Pixie and Photostory
Students will draw/create their own pictures in Pixie and learn how to export the pictures to be used in Photostory to create a multi media project." pmhennin@jeffco.k12.co.us Elementary "5b (YELLOW)
Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
•Understand that technology is a tool to help complete a task and a source of information, learning and entertainment.
6a (RED)
Understand and use technology systems.
•Demonstrate the basic care of technology systems and various media types.
•Use the functions of basic file menu commands.
•Keyboard alphabetic and numeric entry using keyboard and numeric pad:
oUse special function keys (caps lock,shift, delete, etc.).
6b (RED)
Select and use applications effectively and productively.
•Use various age-appropriate technologies for gathering and organizing information, create and present ideas.
" computer, smartboard, projector, Pixie, Photostory, Internet one hour Perhaps Angela Wagner if it works out. I need a computer lab, or laptop carts (put the software required listed under "other"), pixie, photostory

Proposed progression for every session
2 Hour: (reduce by half for a 1 hour session)
  • 5 Intro
  • 5/10 Overview of tool
  • 5/10 Classroom/curricular uses of tool
  • 15/30 Instruction - Hands on
  • 20/40 Guided practice on personal curricular projects
  • 10/15 Sharing of projects to gain ideas and deeper understanding of tool uses