Tag Archives: Story

The Elements of Story in MacMurtrey’s Wall

October 30, 2012

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The Elements of Story in MacMurtrey’s Wall

We’re starting our video storytelling unit in my computer apps class today.  I’m going to introduce my students to the elements of story by reading one of my kids’ favorites – MacMurtrey’s Wall by Marc Sutherland.  If you have kids and you haven’t read this book, you should find it at your library (or borrow it […]

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Bob’s Adventure – Student Video

August 16, 2012

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On the first day of class, I had my Multimedia students share a little bit about themselves – interests, hobbies, etc.  Most students hesitantly talked about a sport or activity like camping or travelling.  Then came Will.  When I asked Will what he liked to do, he answered without hesitation, “I’m a film maker.”  This […]

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I Have to Finish the Story

April 10, 2012

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I Have to Finish the Story

I love good stories.  Whether it’s in a movie, a book, a television show, the newspaper, or from the mouth of a friend, there’s something about a story that captivates me.  I get sucked in.  When I put my youngest son to bed each night, I rock him on my lap and slowly and quietly […]

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