Posts Tagged ‘White House Student Film Festival’

white house festivalTo start off the New Year, here’s a challenging national competition: make a movie about the use of technology in the classroom and enter it into the White House Student Film Festival.  The assignment could go well with either Chapter 5 (about movie forms, genres, and communicative methods) or Chapter 6 (Recording and Presenting Reality) of  Moving Images: students need to craft short pieces (up to three minutes) that highlight the power of technology in the classroom (well, at least the positive impacts!).  Send it along to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue by January 29 and then see what the Obamas think (well, their advisors at least).  I am certainly interested in viewing the results, because assigning abstract topics like this to students is particularly challenging, and it will be fun to discover the most inspiring — and hopefully thought-provoking — award winners.

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