Want to continue using the skills, vocabulary and programs you learned at CCM in your classroom? Below are some suggestions, specific to each field trip, to help you.
|Try BoinxTV in the classroom to create your own tv and film productions: http://www.boinx.com/boinxtv/use/school/-Upload your own photos or videos to use as backgrounds.
Download ACID Xpress, a free, loop-based music software similar to Super Duper Music Looper. http://www.acidplanet.com/downloads/xpress/
Build your own green screen: http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-build-cheap-and-portable-green-screen-272187/
|Use Photoshop Elements in your school: http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshopel/
Experiment with Sumo Paint: Sumo Paint is a free, web-based, image editor with tools very similar to Photoshop Elements: http://www.sumopaint.com
Create a physical zine:
|Take your video a step further:
o Add titles and special effects using iMovie or Windows Movie Maker.
o Add sound effects and a score using Garageband or Acid Music Studio.
Create your own simple animation machines:
Create an animation with iStopmotion:We use iStopmotion to create our animations at the Children’s Creativity Museum. Learn more about curriculum connections and purchasing educational licenses here: http://boinx.com/istopmotion/education/
For a list of the types of cameras supported by iStopmotion look here:
Don’t want to build characters out of clay? Try these alternatives:
|Mystery Box challenge: Introduce your students to one of our most popular creativity studios, the Mystery Box Challenge! Have students draw a challenge out of a hat (example: Build a hat for a shark) and they will have 30 minutes to complete that task using only the materials provided.
Play the game that inspired our Photoshop Mash-up activity and was popularized by the Surrealists – The Exquisite Corpse: http://www.pbs.org/art21/education/labor/lesson1-3.html
Download Scratch for free and create your own animations, or interactive games: http://scratch.mit.edu/