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10 Great Ways to Use Digital Video Cameras in the Classroom

November 8, 2010

As the title implies, this article provides 10 great ways to use video cameras in the classroom. This article comes from Tech&Learning, which provides a wealth of articles on best practices in the classroom as well as a tech forum, magazine and more.  Here’s the first of 10 great ways to use cameras in the classroom, just to pique your interest.

1 Conduct interviews
Throughout the year, the seniors in Bob Wood’s current-issues class at Oakridge High School in Muskegon, Michigan, ask friends and family to interview them. They hand their interviews in with an essay in which they elaborate on what they said in them. Interview topics, chosen by the students, range from “Should I vote?” to “Gay or straight: Does it matter?” to “Where do I go from here?” At the end of the year, Wood burns the interviews onto CD s. More…

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