After running 2 highly successful events in 2009 and 2010. A group of Apple Distinguished Educators liased with Leigh Academy in Dartford Kent to provide Creativity workshops for the School’s Annual Creativity week.
This year just 12 ADEs travelled to the school from all over the country.
This years theme was “The Heart” My workshop […]
In his work for Longton High CLC students from Heron Cross Primary School in years 5 and 6 successfully complete Animation sessions to assist their literacy projects.
Year 5 students wanted to create a short scene from the “Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe.
The students built their […]
Travelled to Liverpool ( Bosco CLC) on Saturday with my friend and colleague MarkBunyan. Didn’t know quite what to expect from the conference being that we had attended quite a few RTC conferences. Was this going to be the same sort of thing or more targeted at ADE’s specifically?
Arrived a few minutes early and […]
Media Technologists Mark & Phil from both City Learning Centres in Stoke on Trent have been working on the “Playing for Success project” with Stoke City FC.
Groups of children would travel to the classroom at the Britannia staduim where Phil & Mark delivered the Stoke-a-Nory and Money Money Projects.
Stoke-a-nory required […]
St Mary’s Catholic School came into the CLC to learn the techniques of Stop-Motion Animation. Although young, these animators were amongst some of the best we have seen for a while in the CLC.
The day was broken into two parts. Jenny Hulme delivered the iStopMotion tutorial in the morning with Phil Gregory delivering […]
February 22nd saw Teachers from 7 local schools visit the centre to learn basic Stop Motion Animation skils.
Each group of teachers produced a set of models and sets, which were then filmed and edited using iStopMotion and iMovie.
Jenny Hulme and Phil Gregory delivered the training session which was supported by Adam Churton.
February 28th saw an Animation workshop from Harpfield Primary school. Children and teachers worked alongside Phil Gregory and Jenny Hulme of Longton CLC to produce unique animations in the one day session.
The models were made from paper, foam and pipe cleaners. A range of films were produced and distributed to the school. An […]