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Friday, July 29 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Don’t Just Write About It, Produce Documentaries In Your Class

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Adding value to learning and marketing what we do/think/produce are key ingredients to our learning spaces today and tomorrow. Many of our schools are, however, still using traditional means of producing research papers and reports – text-based final products. Using the power of visual storytelling can intrinsically motivate all involved (including teachers) to explore new and exciting ways to create learning, and more importantly, showcase it to the world. Documentaries are an important form of media that allow/empower content area teachers new avenues of adding value to their learning goals. This is a quick workshop that will explore strategies on how to best create an environment where these projects can be produced and shared.

 


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Marco Torres

Teacher, Creative Director, Media Coach - ALAS Media, ALAS Media
Marco Antonio Torres taught high school for ten years,  and was the media coach and education technology director for San Fernando High School, one of the nation’s largest urban schools in Los Angeles.  | | In addition to his work in the classroom,  Marco Torres is also a professional filmmaker and photographer who uses these digital storytelling skills to add value to his curriculum. He has been recognized locally and... Read More →


Friday July 29, 2011 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Statler - 2nd Floor