Your Name and Title: Bill Bass, Instructional Coach
School, Library, or Organization Name: Parkway Northeast Middle School
Country from Which You Will Present: United States
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience (such as primary school teachers, high school administrators, students, etc.): Teachers, Media Specialists, Curriculum Coordinators
Short Session Description (one line):
Discover how hosting a student film festival can give your students a global voice.
Full Session Description (one paragraph minimum):
Educators are constantly looking for ways to make their content relevant to their student's lives. With the advent of the cloud, sharing video online has grown exponentially and many of the students that sit in our classrooms are already directors, actors and authors. This session will address the value in using student-made digital video projects and describe how to developed a program to bring digital video into the classroom. Through the creation of film festivals spanning grades k-12, 21st century students have the opportunity to enhance their skills, build relationships and collaborate for authentic audiences around the world.