Communications Academy 4 Flex Editor App
in the communications academy iv course students will continue to learn and improve their skills with various techniques using final cut express, which students began working with throughout their junior year for am woodstown , the story of me , and other video project presentations. students will use final cut to produce multiple video projects and they will continue to work on the daily production of am woodstown , our morning announcement program. in the fall, students will immediately be put to work on the first day of school, helping our superintendent and high school principal create a "back to school night" video presentation for parents. they will also begin production on a video about themselves and their search for college and/or career opportunities after graduating from whs, entitled "where am i going?" (this project helps them as they do the actual search and self-discovery, examining their own past, present, and future). students will also create advertisements, announcements, and special segments for school events, such as homecoming, sporting events, high school plays and musicals, band and chorus events, club events, and sga events (e.g. "ides of march" dodgeball tournament). students will also experiment in stop-motion. students will learn background about the technique of stop-motion and apply the technique by creating short stop-motion introductions and/or announcements for am woodstown, making their own claymation or stop-motion figures for this production. a unit on children's educational programming will be covered (e.g. sesame street ) and students will create treatments and scripts for their own original educational childrens' program. ca iv seniors will provide much leadership in the academy and for "setting the tone" for our school by presenting our academy to county 8th graders at the annual cup of excellence at scvts in december, creating a "senior memory dvd" for classmates (students will si
School’s back in session, which means homework’s back, too!
But don’t fret about those tests, there are plenty of apps to help make prepping easier.
TechCrunch tested out the study aids and here are our favorites.
Some people are naturally great at math. Others need a little more assistance. Yet everybody could benefit from some practice. Photomath is an app for your math homework. Just point the camera toward a math problem and it will display the answer with step-by-step instructions with how they got there. It can also draw graphs. But don’t use this for cheating! This app will help you practice so you can learn how to do this stuff all by yourself. The app supports everything from basic arithmetic to more advanced levels of math like trigonometry. It’s a free app and is available for both iPhone and Android.
Socratic is another app for taking photos of your homework questions and it helps with more than just math. It also supports science, history, English and economics. The app says it uses artificial intelligence to help you find answers and detailed explanations. With a focus on high school curriculum, Socratic is equipped with graphs and explainers. It also curates web video from Khan Academy and other educational platforms. It’s free and available for both iPhone and Android.
I’m old enough to remember writing flashcards by hand…Today’s kids have it better. Quizlet has become one of the top apps in the education category because it makes it easy to create and use digital flashcards. You can build your own sets or choose from millions already created by others. Quizlet says over 20 million students use its app every month. And it’s not just text. You can select charts, maps and images to add to your flashcards for visual cues. It also has timers and other stats so you can see exactly how fast you’re improving. The app is free and available on iPhone and Android.