Professional Development in The Moving Image
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Introduction To THe Moving Image Blueprint Professional development
The Office of the Arts and Special Projects provides citywide professional development in the implementation of the Blueprint for Teaching and Learning in the Arts. Professional development sessions are led by master teachers—outstanding public school arts teachers identified by the DOE—and teaching artists—professional artists from local cultural organizations. During these sessions, teachers explore the five Blueprint strands of arts education, and learn strategies for lesson plan building and engaging children in the arts. Teachers participate in hands-on projects, allowing them to directly apply the lessons learned at training sessions to their classrooms. The Office of Arts and Special Projects also supplies teachers with toolkits containing materials to implement these projects in the classroom.

Connected Classrooms: The Moving Image Professional Development Workshop Series

On behalf of the Mayor’s Office for Media and Entertainment, Tribeca Film Institute, the Arts Office and our gracious host the Museum of the Moving Image, we hope you join us for the second of our three day Professional Development offerings:

Exploring Digital & Physical Space
Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY
Online Registration: Click here to register by Friday, March 21

Participants will attend one three-hour skills-building breakout session during the workshop day. Please read the below class descriptions. You will be asked to rank your session preference on the online registration form. While we cannot guarantee that participants will be assigned into their first choice session, we will do our best to honor your preferences.

#1 Portraits and Possibilities
Participants will examine portrait photography and how students can tell their own stories through still images or a combination of still image and audio/writing. The workshop will also look at creating installations or on-line portfolios using Wordpress and WIX, etc. We will be looking at Inside/Out Project and Cowbird as platforms, among others.

#2 Geolocative Narratives
Using Taleblazer, an interactive program that allows participants to create games or scavenger hunts based on geo-location, this workshop will explore narrative storytelling through the use of geolocation. Participants will use the surrounding community to create a story scavenger hunt and take their smartphones/tablets outside to play the games they create.

#3 Annotated Documentary
In this workshop, participants will create an interactive documentary, both through pre-selected and original footage using the WIREWAX platform. Educators will learn how to annotate their documentaries, by embedding links, photos, face tracking, and additional videos within their larger projects.

#4 Movement & Cinematography
Geared toward younger students and cinematography, this workshop will explore our physical movements through space and look at incorporating camera movement as a way of representing different students point of view and motion. Participants will gain hands-on experience in working with cameras and movement.

Session I
Wednesday January 22nd, 2014
Location: Made in NY Media Center by IFP, 30 John Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Session I workshop studios included digital storyboarding, "Movie in a Day", stop animation and non-linear storytelling.

Please see the short video from this session.

Blueprint for the Moving Image Professional Development Workshop - Connected Classrooms from Tribeca Film Institute on Vimeo.

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