Exploring Geometry With Digital Photography


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Exploring Geometry With Digital Photography

  1. 1. this presentation is available @<br />www.cornertsonesd.ca/convention<br />
  2. 2. A SamplePhoto StorY<br /><ul><li>Self Portraits (Carlyle Elementary)</li></li></ul><li>Exploring Geometrywith Digital Photography<br />Kimberley Munroe, Curriculum Consultant<br />Peggy Lawson, Instructional Tech Consultant<br />
  3. 3. Planning using Backward Design<br />Start with the outcomes!<br />How will you assess your students?<br />What activities will you use to help meet the outcomes?<br />Reflection - did your students meet the outcomes?<br />
  4. 4. Outcomes & Indicators<br />
  5. 5. Prior Learning<br />Before the assessment project, what prior teaching will be done? What will students need to know?<br />
  6. 6. Prior Learning<br />Find out what students know<br />Activity<br />Provide student groups with a set of manipulatives<br />Have them sort & group the objectsaccording to theirown criteria<br />
  7. 7. Before – Getting Ready<br />Math Understandings<br />Prior to the assessment activity, students will have already received instruction on the attributes & characteristics of rectangular & triangular prisms<br />Review geometrical terminology<br />Base, face, edge, vertex, rectangular face, opposite face, congruent face<br />Build nets using net patterns<br />
  8. 8. Compare & Describe<br />Rectangular Prisms<br />Triangular Prisms<br />Faces – 5<br />Edges – 9<br />Vertices - 6<br />Faces – 6<br />Edges – 12<br />Vertices – 8<br />
  9. 9. Before – Getting Ready<br />Technology Skills <br />Students may need to be taught . . .<br />How to use a digital camera<br />How to transfer photos to the computer<br />http://www.wikihow.com/Transfer-Pictures-from-Camera-to-Computer-Without-Any-Sofware<br />How to use Photo Story (Google “photo story 3 tutorial”)<br />http://www.jakesonline.org/photostory.pdf<br />http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/photostory/tips/firststory.mspx<br />
  10. 10. During – Create the Digital Story<br />Students are to identify and take 4 photos each of rectangular prisms & triangular prisms found in their environment<br />Using Photo Story 3 or other presentation method<br />Display the photos, identifying each as rectangular or triangular prism<br />Identify and name the common attributes for each type of prism<br />Option - storyboard using PowerPoint & Slideshow notes print out<br />
  11. 11. The Finished Photo Story<br />
  12. 12. Photo Story Practice<br />
  13. 13. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />
  14. 14. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />Step 1 – Import and arrange your pictures<br />You can import many pictures at once by CTRL- or SHIFT-clicking<br />You can rearrange pictures by dragging or using the arrow keys<br />If the picture does notfit the dimensions of thePS window you canremove black borders<br />Some auto-correctionoptions (red eye removal,rotate) are available<br />
  15. 15. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />Step 2 - Add titles to your pictures<br />Select each slide in the slide tray for which you want to add a title <br />You can change <br />font, text colour<br />alignment<br />photo effects<br />
  16. 16. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />Step 3 – Narrate your Pictures andCustomize Motion<br />
  17. 17. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />
  18. 18. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />Step 4 - Add background music <br />Try the Create Music option!<br />If also using narration, be sure to keep music volume low<br />You may have different musicfor different slides,or music on onlysome slides<br />
  19. 19. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />Step 5 – Save your story – Save in 2 ways!<br />Save Project – saves the story so you can edit again later. <br />Saves with a wp3 extension<br />Save your story for playback on your computer<br />This is the “finished version” format that you could burn to a CD or use to show others<br />Saves with a wmv extension<br />Make sure you know whereyou are saving it to!<br />
  20. 20. Steps to Making a Photo Story<br />
  21. 21. During – Create the Digital Story<br />Enrichment Opportunities<br />Edit photos using Adobe Photoshop Elements<br />Adjust lighting & other photo fixes<br />Cropping photos<br />Making selections<br />Create a title slide using Photoshop Elements or Macromedia Fireworks<br />Crop tool<br />
  22. 22. Other Options & Resources<br />Power Point<br />Voice Thread<br />FLIP video camera<br />Digital Storytelling – lots of great resources @:<br />http://couros.wikispaces.com/Digitalstorytelling<br />www.cornertsonesd.ca/convention<br />Questions?<br />