PhotoVideo- Fall

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 20 (Jan. 22-25)

  • Fri: Watch Short Story Videos
  • Tues: Finish and Publish Videos

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Week 19 (Jan. 14-18)

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Week 18 (Jan. 7-11)

  • Wed:FinishBlog Posts
    • Fill in The Feedback Form
    • Listento Le Duc lecture about always being interviewed
      • Example of a teacher being called as a reference a year or two after they had the student
  • Tues: Finish Blog Posts and Have Someone Else Proof Read It
  • Mon:Finish3 Studio Lighting Photos Project
    • Publish pictures to Flickr
    • Finish article review

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Week 17 (Jan. 2-4)

  • Thurs: Start Project in Teams of Three
    1. Form Teams - share with Mr. Le Duc
    2. Read article from VideoMaker.com
      • Create a Blog Post Titled VideoMaker.com Article Review
      • Write a small paragraph review of the article
      • Use at least one quote and place in blockquotes
        • Do not plagiarize!
      • Include a link back to the article
    3. Take a picture at each of the 3 stations and upload to Flickr.com
      1. Portrait Studio
      2. Product Studio
      3. Field Studio
  • Wed: Explore 3 Studio Lighting Photos Project
    • Watch Mr. Le Duc demonstrates how to use the portrait studio, product photography station and portable light

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Week 16 (Dec. 17-18)

  • Mon-Tues: Watch Videos, Review Project,Take Pictures and Photoshop

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Week 15 (Dec. 10-14)

  • Thurs-Fri:WatchRandy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams
    • Read More . . .
    • Fillin the note-taking guide and hand in Friday
    • Randy's team createdAlice, a cool, free program to learn programming
      • It's so simple, a child can learn it
      • "Using an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create animations or games, the Alice Project seeks to provide tools and materials for a conceptual core of computational thinking, problem solving, and computer programming." - Alice.org
    • Two SD Cards Missing

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Week 14 (Dec. 3-7)

  • Fri: Continue Editing
  • Thurs: EditYour Interview Video
  • Wed: Film Film Film
  • Tues: Watch the Videos Linked Below,Storyboard and Start Filming
  • Mon: Finish ReadingArticles About Video Production atVideoMaker.com
    • Demonstrateinterview lighting
    • Demonstrate Screen in a screen
    • Work on storyboard of interview

Yearbook needs your summer pictures

  • Emailthem your pictures toyearbookpictures2013@gmail.com
  • Include the photographers name
  • CC Mr. Le Duc in the email for leadership credit

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Week 13 (Nov. 26-30)

GRADING CUT OFF THIS WEEKENDMr. Le Duc will not except late work after this weekend
What should you do?Get him your feedback form today for any ungraded work

  • Fri: Continue Reading and Storyboarding Ideasfor VideoMaker Article
  • Thurs:Create a Blog Post Titled Plagiarism
    • Searchfor an article about someone being fired or expelled for plagiarizing
    • Copy and pastea section of the article into your blog
    • Linkback to the article (to cite your source)
    • Create
      < /blockquote >around the article text and link
    • Createa section heading titled: My Reflection
    • Writeat least a one paragraph reflection about the article
    • Publishyour post
    • POINTS
      • Title- 1 Point
      • Quote with blockquote- 1 Point
      • Link- 1 Point
      • Reflection- 1 Point
      • Grammar- 1 Point
    • Class Plagiarism Policy
    • VIDEO TUTORIAL - Plagiarism and Blockquote

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Week 12 (Nov. 19-21)

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Week 11 (Nov. 13-16)

  • Thurs: Pitch Storyboard to Mr. Le Duc
    • One you have pitched your idea, you can begin filming
  • Wed: Finish Research of Video File Formats
    • Remember to answer all questions about the video format
  • Tues:ResearchFile Formats and Create Storyboard

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Week 10 (Nov. 5-9)

  • Fri: Research File Formats and Create Storyboard Next Week
  • Thurs:FinishBlog Post, Start Planning Your Video Format Commercial
    • Haveanother studentreviewyour blog post andcheck offyour Feeback Form
    • HandFeedback to Mr. Le Duc
    • When finished, begin storyboarding, on paper, your commercial idea

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Week 9 (Oct. 28 - Nov. 2)

  • Fri:FinishTaking Your 6 Pictures andUploadThem to Flickr
    • You do not need to share them, yet
    • Seeif you can figure out how to get the metadata of each image you uploaded
      • I will show you Monday, but I am curious if you can figure it out

  • Thurs: Work on your project
  • Wed:Review Terms and Images
    • Reviewterms and images in Flickr Gallery
    • Discusswhat makes a good image
      • Technical aspects
        • Focus - Lens
        • Blur - shutter
      • Creative aspects
        • Compositonal rules
    • Tella story inSix Frames
      • How do we want to publish this?
      • Paper or Plastic?
      • How will Mr. Le Duc know which images are yours?
      • How will Mr. Le Duc know you know the camera settings?
    • Volunteersomeone
      • We need someone in charge of batteries and managing cables

  • Tues: Finish Taking Pictures / Define Photographic Concepts
    • In your teams define the following terms:
      • Lens / Aperture
      • Shutter Speed
      • File Speed / ISO
      • Depth of Field
      • Resolution / Bit Depth
      • Composition
      • Cropping
    • I will be quizzing you tomorrow on these terms
    • Be able to explain them to a 7 year old
      • Don't just memorize the term, know it enough to be able to share an example or an anology

  • Mon: Review Photos on Flickr
    • Move pictures into the class gallery
    • Examine images and comment
    • Discuss what worked and recommendations

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Week 8 (Oct. 22-26)

  • Tues: Finish Compositional Slide Show
    • Gather 1 image for each of the 6 rules
    • Create a presentation
      • Have each image fill the whole slide
      • Have the name of rule on slide
    • Create a citation slide
      • Be sure the title Work Cited is at the top of the slide
    • Publish the slide show to Slideshare.net
    • Create a blog post titled, Photography Composition
      • Include the link to the Slideshare.net presentation
      • Each team member needs this blog post

  • Mon: Explore Photography Basics
    • Sharequestions about what makes good photography
    • Sign up for Mr. LeDuc's Class notifications
      • THIS IS OPTIONAL - NOT REQUIRED!
      • Remind101 Inc., a safe way for teachers to communicate with students and parents.
      • Text @photovideo to (646) 434-0091 or email photovideo@mail.remind101.com
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      • To opt-out, text 'unsubscribe @gentech' to (646) 434-0091.

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Week 7 (Oct. 15-18)

  • Thur: Review Learning Topics for Class
    • Write down 3 questions about the photography
    • Save them somewhere so you will remember them for Monday
    • Be prepared to share your questions on Monday
  • Wed: Participate Total Quality Process to Structure Class

  • Tues: Essential Question: How do you improve your process?
    1. Create a blog post titled: What is Quality?
      1. Write down and answer this question: How do I create quality in my life, my school work?
      2. Write down and answer this question: How do I measure my progress toward my goals?
    2. WatchDr. Deming
      • What are the 5 Deadly Diseases?
    3. Take notes on the Total Quality Movement presentation
    4. Fill inClass Survey Form
  • Mon: Present Slideshows
    • Reminder: ALL LATE WORK MUST BE SUBMITTED BY FRIDAY!
    • Reminder: You must turn in a completed My Presentation Checklist to receive credit for your My Presentation blog post
    • You can have your parent or guardian complete it at home, if you chose
    • Presentation Feedback Criteria
      1. Work Cited slide must use MLA
      2. At least 16 slides
      3. Numerous high quality images
      4. No more than a few words per slide
      5. Present for 30 to 60 seconds
      6. Use proper grammar
      7. No last name
      8. No self portraits, unless permission granted by parent or guardian AND a signed note granting permission is submitted to the teacher
      9. Upload to Slideshare.net
      10. Linked in blog
    • Reminder: You must turn in a completed My Presentation Checklist to receive credit for your My Presentation blog post
      • You can have your parent or guardian complete it at home, if you chose

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Week 6 (Oct. 8-12)

  • HOW IMPORTANT ARE PRESENTATION SKILLS?
    • "Presentation skills are extremely essential for you to succeed professionally. In todays business environment, the competition in the workplace is getting more competitive. It is no longer enough for you to have the necessary capability to do the job, you should also be able to talk well, write well, and present yourself attractively to your superiors. What better way to let other people know what youre capable of than by presenting a great idea or a plan during a meeting. However, you need to have the necessary presentation skills to succeed in this endeavor."
    • from: businesstrainingdirect.co.uk

  • Fri: Complete the My Presentation Blog Checklist
    • Team up with another student
    • Check each other's blogs for all the required project components
    • Review a couple more excellent student blog posts
    • Mr. Le Duc will be checking off your citation slides
  • Thurs: Complete My Presentation Blog Post
  • Wed: Review Blog Post Content and Format
  • Tues: Finish The My Presentation Blog Post
    • Upload scans and screenshots to your Flickr account and place in your blog post
      • Video tutorial for uploading and placing images
        • Click the Actions button (top left corner of page), after you have clicked on one of your images to view all sizes
        • Hold down the Control Key on the keyboard and click the image to select "Copy Image Location" (Firefox) or "Copy Image URL" (Chrome) or "Save Image Location" (Safari)
  • Mon: Finish Citations and Upload Slide show Slideshare.net

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Week 5 (Oct. 1-5)

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Week 4 (Sept. 24-27)

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Week 3 (Sept. 17-21)

  • Fri: Participate in the Art Institute of Seattle Visit
  • Thurs: Brainstorm Ideas, Storyboard Content, Scan Papers
    • Review blog format steps
    • Remember: "Lack of limitation is the enemy of art" - Orson Welles
    • Overview of project details
    • Watch Made to Stick Presentation
      • Take notes in blog post
    • Brainstorm on half sheet of paper ideas for your presentation - RIGHT BRAIN CREATIVITY
      • When planning your presentation remember to connect with your audience with the Five F's
        • Family
        • Friends
        • Food
        • Fun
        • Feelings
  • Wed: Take Notes About Great Presentations
    • What, Why and How of the project
      • What - This project about how to engage an audience with a creative presentation style
        • It is also about workflow or how you get things done
          • Demonstrating how you get things done is important in the world of work
      • Why - Because you will create presentations your whole life
        • Making them efficiently and with good design will help you or your ideas get noticed
      • How - Step by step in class, follow the daily directions
    • Review the The Autobiographical Presentation Project
      • Remember this presentation is about connecting with your audience
      • Remember to include details about yourself that you feel comfortable sharing and that will grab the audience's attention and help them identify with you
    • Overview of project details
  • Tues: Finish 'Back to School' Blog Post
  • Mon: Create a Blog Post
    • Title the blog post 'Back to School
    • Listen to 1st act of the radio program This American Life
      • Take notes in your blog
      • Include things that are meaningful to you
      • This is practice for taking notes in your blog

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Week 2 (Sept. 10-14)

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Week 1 (Sept. 5-7)

  • Fri: Create a Blog at Edublogs.org
    • Email Mr. Le Duc your blog address
    • Review Social Media Contract, if you haven't already
    Thurs: Learn More about You
    • Make a YuGiOh card
      • This information about you will help Mr. Le Duc learn more about how to make the class more interesting for you
    • RESOURCE: http://capitalcomtech.info/2009/10/08/learning-about-ourselves/
    • Save your finished card to the Newton Server Folder in Mr. Le Duc Class Folder
    • ASSESSMENT: 10 Points
      • 1 point for each card field being filled properly
      • Finish YuGiOh Card and place on the Newton Server Shared Resources Folder in the class YuGiOh Card Folder
  • Wed: Welcome to Class!

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