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Digital Cameras Workshop

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  1. Digital Cameras Workshop • Manual Overview • http://www.iol.ie/~bmullets/ • http://www.scoilursula.com/ • Digital cameras - discussion • Taking photos around SEC • Downloading photos to Picasa 3 • Working with photos in Photostory 3 • Websites and you tube clips about digital cameras

  2. Incorporating the digital Camera into teaching and learning • Curriculum Links • Advantages • Possible pitfalls • Practicalities • Use in the classroom • Publishing photos • You Tube clips • Useful web links

  3. Advantages • Valuable educational resource • Can consolidate learning • Record of learning process: art samples • Record of end result e.g. experiments • Engages pupils on a real level • Technology is the way of the future • Teaches pupils to respect technology

  4. Possible Pitfalls • Camera not used enough • Over use / too many photos • Saving / deleting photos • Camera damaged • Teacher anxious about correct use • Safety and permission • Card reader and charger going missing

  5. Practicalities • Have a list close to you desk with ideas as to when you could use the camera • More than one camera per school, is preferable • Own memory card for each teacher • Each camera bag should be labeled with a number which corresponds a teacher • A list of names linking teachers to camera number can be kept in the office.

  6. Practicalities • Pupils should be drilled in correct usage • Pupils should show respect for camera • Pupils can upload photos to computer • Pupils must return camera charged • Pupils are responsible for photos taken • Teachers should regularly delete photos • External hard drive for storage • AUP, permission and enrollment form

  7. Use in the classroom • Portfolio of pupils work: art, handwriting, drama pieces, display boards. • School Catalogue – ideas for planning / new teachers • Traveling Teddy-Cam • Project work – one camera per group of 4 • SEN: PECS: motivated by seeing self • Science: record growth, results, sequencing • Pupils give presentations using photos

  8. Publishing Photos • Photostory 3 • Picasa 3 • Websites: I am an artist, Scoil Net, Image Bank. • Blogs: edublogs • E-mailing • Posters • Invitations

  9. You tube clips: • Making the most out of digital cameras in education part 1. • Making the most out of digital cameras in education part 2. • Introducing Picasa 3. • Photostory 3 Advanced Effects. • Micrsoft Photostory 3. • Power Point Baby Steps 1.

  10. Useful Web links • http://www.wacona.com/digicam/digicam.html • http://drscavanaugh.org/digitalcamera/ • http://futureofmath.misterteacher.com/digitalcameras.html • http:www.ncte.ie/documents/advicesheets/12DigitalcamerasNov08.pdf • http://www.iamanartist.ie/gallery/gallery.aspx • http://www.iol.ie/~bmullets/ • http://www.ncte.ie/navanec/dig.htm • http://www.ncte.ie/documents/in_touch_article_aw.pdf • http://desktoppub.about.com/od/scanning/a/cameraAsScanner.htm • http://blog.teachnet.ie/?p=1864 • http://www.techlearning.com/article/13964 • http://www.scoilursula.com/