Wednesday, May 18, 2011

A Sampling of Room 12's Salmon PSA's

The students in room 12 have been working diligently to complete their Salmon Public Service Announcements. We ran into quite a few technical difficulties, but all in all, the students' projects were a success. Students learned so much about teamwork, patience, creativity, and the value of persistence.  Due to some issues we had with technology, a few groups have not quite wrapped up their projects.

The following are some of the projects that have been completed.

Finnigan used a video camera and then compiled and edited his project using Windows Movie Maker. Here is Finnigan's Special Report:

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Ava and Lilia gathered photos online and made an Animoto slide show. It played in the background while they videotaped their broadcast highlighting the need for cold, clean, clear, and consistent water for salmon. With some help from Mr. Pahl, they also used Windows Movie Maker to pull all the pieces of their project together.

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Many students are greatly enjoying the fun one can have with Blabberize. All of these groups are hoping to embed their "blabbers" into Glogster. This was one of the areas students encountered the most problems. Until we can get Glogster to work for us again, here are the salmon "blabbers" they created.

Bebeck and Rylan:


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Sylvia, Alexandria, and Ashley:

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Michael, Joshua, and Huver:

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Gregory, Julian, and Nik:

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Jessica, Jayden, and Skye's broadcast:

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Savannah, Jadyn, and Tatum:

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Please comment! We love your feedback! Please tell us a few things you learned from our public service announcements, some things you liked about what you saw and heard, and please share some constructive feedback as well. What do you think we could do a little better? Were our messages positive and empowering? Could you hear and understand what was being said? Thank you!

7 comments:

  1. Great job everyone!

    Dawn

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  2. Fantastic job room 12. What a great opportunity to spread your message with technology! I will follow your recommendations!

    Mrs. Decker

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  3. Wow! Very impressive Room 12!
    Love to see how much my little kinders have grown!
    Keep up the good work.
    Mrs. D.

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  4. Wow I'm impressed! Thanks for the information on salmon.

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  5. Great job Room 12! You guys learned a lot about keeping salmon healthy. I'll take my car to the car wash for sure. Love the blabbing salmon!
    Room 12 rocks!
    Mrs. F.
    Room 10

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  6. The creative use of technology is always wonderful and very educational, Room 12! Great Job & Very Impressive!

    Sarah
    Mr. Pahl's little sister

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  7. Excelent work Room 12! I worked in a salmon fishery in Alaska during the summer when I was in college and know how important it is to take care of our streams, rivers and bays. I had a good conversation with some Room 12 kids in the hall last week about salmon and steelhead. Last week they thought steelhead were a salmon species, but I hear that you learned more during your field trip. I also did some research last week. Can Room 12 learners tell me the difference between salmon and steelhead?

    Mrs. Smith

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