Summer 2015 will be my fourth year to present and lead 3 day iPad Media Camp professional development workshops. This summer iPad Media Camp will be offered six times, and three of these sessions are open for public registration. These include:
- 17-19 June 2015 (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
- 20-22 July 2015 (Olathe, Kansas)
- 3-5 August 2015 (Manhattan, Kansas)
Online registration is now available for all three of these sessions. Registration for the June and July sessions is available via EventBrite, while the August session registration is being handled by Kansas State University. iPad Media Camp is my favorite model for teacher professional development because it is so transformative. I have received more positive feedback from teachers during and following these workshops than any other PD sessions I’ve offered. A 2014 iPad Media Camper wrote this on her evaluation of the 3 day experience:
If you are interested in coming up with innovative ways to engage your students in class with media they are truly interested in, you need to attend this camp. The things I’ve learned in this camp, and others taught by Wes, have made my class exciting for kids to attend and helped make them responsible media creators.
The focus for each day’s media products in iPad Media Camp has changed slightly for 2015, with the addition of Green Screen Videography as well as Visual Notetaking. Here are the daily topics, which are explained in more detail on the Agenda page of iPadMediaCamp.com:
- Day 1: Narrated Art, Visual Notetaking and Narrated Slideshows
- Day 2: Quick Edit and Green Screen Videography
- Day 3: Interactive Writing and eBooks
I’ve created a one page flyer, available in PDF format, which you are welcome to forward and share with others you know who might be interested in attending an iPad Media Camp this summer. I deeply appreciate any assistance you can give me in helping get the word out about iPad Media Camps in summer 2015!
by Wesley Fryer
Also check out the updated “required apps page” for summer 2015 iPad Media Camps. I’ve made several changes. New Day 1 apps include:
I also added Green Screen by Do Ink ($3) as a required Day 2 app. Day 3 apps are the same as last year.
I hope to see you at iPad Media Camp this summer!
by Wesley Fryer
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