Have you ever fancied doing some green screen (Chroma Key) video work in your school?
It is simply the process of replacing the existing background of a piece of video footage with an alternate image or video sequence.
Good examples of Chroma Keying in everyday life are News and Weather programs. News Readers often have [...]
Do you fancy running a trial using iPod Touches or iPads in your school? I have lots of experience using both devices. Being an ‘Apple Distinguished Educator’ I am constantly working with some of the best and most innovative educators in Europe. Using iPods and iPads in classrooms is something that I do on [...]
I was one of the Podcasting Pionneers within Stoke-on-Trent City Council. After delivering presentations to the ICT working group, I worked on Podcasting projects with schools throughout the city using both PC and Mac solutions.
The L.E.A decided that it needed a central Podcasting repository, after reviewing the options, and taking cost into account I [...]
Working at Stoke CLCs I helped co-ordinated the participation of Stoke on Trent Schools in the “BBC School Report”. Every year we invited schools to come and participate in this fun and educational media event.
Students from nine schools from across Stoke-on-Trent came to the City Learning Centres at Longton and Haywood High [...]
Media Technologist, Phil Gregory traveled to Smallthorne Primary School to teach children and staff how to get started with Podium Podcasting software in their school. The children who were taught would then act as mentors to pass the skills on to other students in Year 5.
On July 1st 2008, Longton CLC worked with Staffordshire Partnership to deliver an exciting course called school TV. The course sows teachers how to to get their digital media, such as movies, music and image galleries online in a safe environment.
The course went well with 20 teachers in attendance. Phil Gregory explained how the [...]
Do you like using Technology? Are you interested in tech but want to know a little more? Then Geek News Central is the Website for you.
I first discovered the website when I was looking to learn more about Podcasting. After searching Amazon.co.uk for Podcasting books, I came across the “Podcasting Do it [...]
I have just got back from ATI 2006. This years event was hosted at Malvern College. A grand old private school situated at the foot of the Malvern Hills.
This year, I was attending ATI more to observe than participate. Having used iLife for the last 3 years now I thought that I [...]
Last year, I was lucky enough to attend the City Learning Centre Managers Conference at “Villa Park” Birmingham.
The Keynote Speaker was Alan November, An American educationalist who has had success in motivating children in Americas inner Cities. Whilst Alan’s Success story is undoubtably fascinating, it is his new, unfettered and modern approach to changing [...]
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