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Digital photography info eco 1


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Digital photography info eco 1

  1. 1. Digital Photography at Lincoln High School<br />Ted Ferguson <br />Susan Rexroad<br />
  2. 2. Why and how did a high school Digital Photography class succeed at:<br />Registering a diverse group of students?<br /> - Ethnically <br /> - Socio-economically <br /> - Wide range of computer skills <br /> - A more equitable distribution of female to male students <br />Turning inexperienced computer users who were afraid of technology into students who felt comfortable and excited about using computers?<br />
  3. 3. Digital Photography Information Ecology<br />Core value: “equitable access to technology.”<br />Taught as an art class first. <br />Technical support for teacher and students.<br />- Committed to success of all students. <br /> - Red cups <br />Technology was integrated in the curriculum.<br />- Professional software, Photoshop<br />Students were participants in the ecology.<br />
  4. 4. Good News for Teachers<br />“We believe it is easier to find teachers who can grow technically than to find technical people who will somehow come to understand the pedagogical issues that confront teachers.” Bonnie A. Nardi and Vicki L. O’ Day<br />On participating in a thriving information technology: “It stretches your brain beyond anything!” Ms. Lynch, teacher of the Digital Photography class<br />