Digital Photography <ul><li>In the Junior Classroom </li></ul>
One camera or many? <ul><li>Either!  It’s your preference </li></ul><ul><li>The following shows how it was done in a year ...
Setting up your groups <ul><li>Choose groups carefully (3-6 students ideal) </li></ul><ul><li>Parent/ teacher aide/ buddy ...
<ul><li>Whole group: discuss purpose, learning intentions </li></ul>
<ul><li>Brainstorm safety in groups  </li></ul><ul><li>The whole class shares to make a safety poster  </li></ul>Safety Fi...
<ul><li>Role play and demonstrate passing  (tip) .  </li></ul><ul><li>Practice in groups. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Whole class : show labels of the key parts.  </li></ul><ul><li>Small groups : locate these parts on their cameras ...
Parts of the camera
<ul><li>Give tasks to each group  (tip) </li></ul><ul><li>Groups discusses and then takes their first shot/s.  (tip) </li>...
<ul><li>Groups given a selection or small photos of originals. (tip) </li></ul><ul><li>Asked to discuss what are the best ...
<ul><li>Show 2 contrasting shots </li></ul>Evaluating and Improving
Which is better?   This..
..or this?
Develop Success Criteria <ul><li>we can see our subject clearly (it is focussed, near enough/ big enough) </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>hold it steady </li></ul><ul><li>get close - no telephoto </li></ul><ul><li>2 shutter action  </li></ul><ul><li>ma...
<ul><li>Students have a second try at their subject </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate in groups against success criteria </li></u...
<ul><li>Roster children in pairs as class photographers for the week  </li></ul><ul><li>to record learning, items of inter...
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By Colleen Nicholson (St Joseph's School) and Dianne Thomson (Nelson Central School) in Nelson, New Zealand.

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    1. 1. Digital Photography <ul><li>In the Junior Classroom </li></ul>
    2. 2. One camera or many? <ul><li>Either! It’s your preference </li></ul><ul><li>The following shows how it was done in a year 1/2 class using 4 cameras and some (non-expert) helpers. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Setting up your groups <ul><li>Choose groups carefully (3-6 students ideal) </li></ul><ul><li>Parent/ teacher aide/ buddy assigned to each group </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>Whole group: discuss purpose, learning intentions </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Brainstorm safety in groups </li></ul><ul><li>The whole class shares to make a safety poster </li></ul>Safety First
    6. 6. <ul><li>Role play and demonstrate passing (tip) . </li></ul><ul><li>Practice in groups. </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Whole class : show labels of the key parts. </li></ul><ul><li>Small groups : locate these parts on their cameras and discuss their function. </li></ul><ul><li>Whole class : volunteers label the ‘model’ camera. </li></ul>Parts of the Camera
    8. 8. Parts of the camera
    9. 9. <ul><li>Give tasks to each group (tip) </li></ul><ul><li>Groups discusses and then takes their first shot/s. (tip) </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy them - tv/data projector/ computer </li></ul>First Shots
    10. 10. <ul><li>Groups given a selection or small photos of originals. (tip) </li></ul><ul><li>Asked to discuss what are the best photos fit for purpose - give examples with paired photos </li></ul>Evaluating
    11. 11. <ul><li>Show 2 contrasting shots </li></ul>Evaluating and Improving
    12. 12. Which is better? This..
    13. 13. ..or this?
    14. 14. Develop Success Criteria <ul><li>we can see our subject clearly (it is focussed, near enough/ big enough) </li></ul><ul><li>it shows only what we want to see (it’s the ‘centre of attention’ ‘it’s clear not confused’) tip </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>hold it steady </li></ul><ul><li>get close - no telephoto </li></ul><ul><li>2 shutter action </li></ul><ul><li>macro mode (for close up) </li></ul><ul><li>use manual (M/P) setting </li></ul><ul><li>frame photo </li></ul>Hints and Tips Poster
    16. 16. <ul><li>Students have a second try at their subject </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate in groups against success criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Share if/how they achieved improvements </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>Roster children in pairs as class photographers for the week </li></ul><ul><li>to record learning, items of interest for their class blog/ newsletter etc. </li></ul><ul><li>students select the best (use success criteria cards) </li></ul><ul><li>add a caption/ sentence /blog to their photo </li></ul>Continuing the learning

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