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Presentation For 572

  1. 1. The MTV Generation: Using comics and music videos to teach
  2. 2. What was your favorite cartoon character growing up?
  3. 3. Comic Books to Teach <ul><li>Today I will explain how comic books can supplement your textbook in the classroom. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How will they help? <ul><li>They will intrigue the learner </li></ul><ul><li>They are stimulating </li></ul><ul><li>They’re easier to understand </li></ul><ul><li>They’re familiar to students </li></ul>
  5. 5. http://www.comiqs.com <ul><li>Upload photos </li></ul><ul><li>Choose a layout </li></ul><ul><li>Add photos and text </li></ul><ul><li>Publish and share, or print! </li></ul>
  6. 7. Positive Features <ul><li>Could have students use this to create presentations </li></ul><ul><li>It’s FREE </li></ul><ul><li>You can use any photos you want </li></ul>
  7. 8. Downside <ul><li>No help guide or forum </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot rotate pictures </li></ul>
  8. 9. Music Videos
  9. 10. How long is the average attention span of a middle school student?
  10. 11. Music Videos to Grab Interest <ul><li>They will grab the interest of students </li></ul><ul><li>Can be put at the beginning of note presentations to stimulate interest </li></ul><ul><li>They are extremely easy to put together </li></ul>
  11. 12. http://www.animoto.com <ul><li>Upload photos </li></ul><ul><li>Choose music </li></ul><ul><li>Click and create video </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>http://www.geocities.com/ushistoryteacher06/lnettels/dcmovie. htm </li></ul>
  13. 14. Positive Featues <ul><li>Super easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Very catchy </li></ul>
  14. 15. Downside <ul><li>Cannot save to computer </li></ul><ul><li>Have to pay for extended video </li></ul>
  15. 16. Which of these do you think you could use in your classroom?

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