Feeling like a Student Again
Although I have been working in schools for the past 17 years, I have not been a student in the an educational institution since 1994. With ds106 I feel like I am constantly playing “catch-up”. I don’t recall feeling this when I was a student. I wonder if I am just “out of practice” or if this is how my students feel? Yikes!
Regardless, I have decided to finally start trying out the different assignments. It was easy to find my own bad picture to add helvetica text to… a la Visual Assignment 65. I altered the photo in iPhoto and added the text in Pages. It’s nothing tricky but it’s an effect that I’d like to use for other purposes.
This might be a fun assignment for kids at school as a response to reading – either fiction or non-fiction. I think that this could work at almost any grade level. Even our grade 1 students can import photos into a template and add text…