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I've been playing around with the Merge Cube and have started looking at
their SDK.  That might be an interesting project to tackle.

On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 10:25 AM, Lori Lisai <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> What if they designed a project themselves based on something they wanted
> to learn or as a culmination pulling the skills they've learned together?
> In the interest of passion projects and personalized learning?
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> LL
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> On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Phillips, Nic <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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>> Hey Folks,
>>
>> I'm looking for some ideas for units/projects I could do with my high
>> school digital design students. This was my first year running this course
>> and I clearly underestimated the ambition and ability of my kids. We've
>> blazed through the curriculum I had planned way ahead of schedule and will
>> be finishing our final unit by the end of the first or second week of May.
>> To give you an idea of what we have done so far, here are some of the major
>> applications/skills we have covered (there were also various other smaller
>> creative and research based projects interspersed throughout):
>>
>> -Adobe Photoshop: basic editing, masking, and blending techniques for
>> various products.
>> -Adobe Premiere: editing video and audio tracks to create original films
>> and recreate scenes from existing films with a focus on camera work and
>> shot composition.
>> -Adobe Dreamweaver: basic organization, design and development for
>> websites.
>> -VR: creating a virtual tour of our school consisting of 360-panoramic
>> images links to an interactive map.
>>
>> I want to close out the year with something that will be both fun and
>> productive for my students, rather than a bunch of fluff and filler
>> resulting from crossing the finish line earlier than anticipated. Does
>> anyone have any suggestions for what we might explore in the remaining
>> month of school or even possibly some successful units/projects you've
>> executed in the past and would be willing to share?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> *Nic Phillips*
>> *Educational Technology Specialist*
>> *Oxbow High School*
>> *P: 802.222.5214 - ext.147*
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