Thursday, February 3, 2011

Fighting Bullying with Enhanced Podcasts

Sandi McElravy's ninth grade English students at Keystone High School recently created public service announcements with a focus on bullying.  Keystone participates in the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, so Mrs. McElravy and her students integrated those topics into their study of PSAs. After a quick lesson on making enhanced podcasts using the GarageBand software on their Macbooks, the ninth graders created sometimes poignant videos with anti-bullying messages. See samples of their work below.

By Katie and Jacob: 
(Photos were shot using the webcam on the Macbook.)

  video

By Samantha and Brooke:
(I'm still trying to figure out why we're only seeing 1/2 the width of the video!)

video

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