To operate an enriching ﬁlm school project to supportcollaborative teacher professional learning andsharing and to grow student learning through theeffective use of ﬁlm to communicate their learning.
2010Funding from the WhakatuClusterKids Can Film Festival – 3 dayﬁlm festival2011First year of Flick-It-On!Followed on from the Kids CanFilm Festival – sustainability &embed ﬁlm making intoclassroom programmes2012Second year Flick-It-On!Flick-It-On! 1 day workshopsfor teachers & students (run bylocal teachers) before therotations started
Flick-It-On!Classes from different schools around NZ collaborating inteams of 4Learning how to storyboard, ﬁlm, act, animate, add voiceover& sound effects, add music to show mood & emotion, edit....Creating a 2-3min movies based on a theme or concept in 10weeks!
Rota%on 1: 1-‐3 min Silent movie 4 weeksRota%on 2: Add sound eﬀects & voice 2 weeks Rota%on 3: Add music to show mood & emo7on 2 weeksRota%on 4: Edi7ng, 7tles and eﬀects2 weeks
DropboxWe passed on each rota7on through using Dropbox -‐ each teacher set up a free accountDeadlinesWe set the deadline as the Thursday of the ﬁnal week of each rota7on to allow for any glitches! We encouraged teachers in each rota7on to contact each other early rather later!
CommitmentTeachers ‘buy in’ to rota7on deadlines. 2013 Flick-‐It-‐On! Applica7on Form to take part in the project.Intellectual PropertyUsing copyright free images, sound eﬀects and music. 2013 Flick-‐It-‐On! Teachers to complete license to use material forms.Release FormsFor individuals making / taking part in the ﬁlm.
communicatecollaboratecreatePhoto Credit- <a href="http-//www.ﬂickr.com/photos/21563721@N00/4424552903/">Lollym... to become conﬁdent, connected, activelyinvolved, lifelong learners.NZ Curriculum - Page 39
...exposing yourself to asmuch serendipity, as muchargument and conversation,as many rival and relatedideas as possible; to borrow, torepurpose, to recombine...good ideas happen innetworks....http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/oct/19/steven-johnson-good-ideasPhoto Credit- <a href="http-//www.ﬂickr.com/photos/8190867@N08/772193662/">W. E. Jackson</a> via <a href="http-//compﬁght.com">Compﬁght</a> <a href="http-//creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/">cc</a>collaborate
Finally, we all get to tellour story in our own way.Jason OhlerCommunicatePhoto Credit- <a href="http-//www.ﬂickr.com/photos/22144986@N00/4164756091/">Florian
Media ﬂuencymeans being a‘prosumer’ - aneffectiveconsumer andproducer ofdigital content.From:Literacy is NOT enoughPhoto Credit: <a href="http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/9597476@N07/4640191735/">David Rebers Hammer Photography</a> via <a href="http://compﬁght.com">Compﬁght</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/">cc</a>Communicate
creativityDigital storytelling helps students developcreativity and innovation skills needed tosolve important problems in imaginative ways.Jason Ohler
http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/20605599@N00/2594561652/“If you can crack the problem of engagement - not just‘are you paying attention?’ but ‘are you fascinated bythis?’ - if you can crack engagement in deep learningthen you’ve cracked 21st century schooling.”Mike Berrillengage
Digital stories combine traditional &emergining literacies, enagaging otherwisereluctant students in literacy development.Jason Ohlerengage
20Integrate sources of informa7on and to create and express their ideas (process & strategies)Shape digital texts for diﬀerent purposes (purpose & audience)Select, form and express their ideas (ideas)Develop their awareness of the eﬀects of language (language features)Develop their skills in organising digital texts (structure)How does ﬁlm making support student learning?Literacy Learning Outcomes
21How does ﬁlm making support student learning?Through crea%ng digital narra%ves and documentaries students…• share new learning• interpret the past • develop new thinking for a sustainable social, cultural, economic and environmental future at a local, na%onal and global level In any NZ curriculum area
If it ain’t on the page, then it ain’t on thestage...media projects are a great way to sneakwriting in under the radar.’Jason Ohlerengage