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"Sneak On The Lot" blog posts try to give readers a little bit of everything. They like to showcase various students who have made an impact with their freshly learned filmmaking skills. They like to inform people of various websites they can use in their classrooms or even just a simple technique students can do to make their films better. This month Sneak On The Lot wanted to start a new chapter and showcase a teacher who has had exceptional success in his classroom and ask him to tell us all how he did it. Meet Don Goble, broadcasting and filmmaking instructor at Ladue Horton Watkins High School, St. Louis, Missouri. Click on the image to the left or here to read the full article.
"Don Goble, 39, a Broadcast Technology and Film instructor at Ladue Horton Watkins High School (St. Louis, Mo.), flipped his Broadcast Technology classes two years ago. He has been putting tutorials about video-editing and journalism essentials on SchoolTube and requiring students to watch them at home. In class the following day, students try out those lessons. Goble told Techland that flipping his Broadcast Technology classes has saved him a lot of time; he used to spend 60-90 minutes doing a demo, and now he usually only has to spend 15 minutes helping out the few students who did not understand the concept." Read the full article here.
"Editor’s note: About once a month, the NewsHour’s editorial staff huddles in our conference room to brainstorm ideas for “theme weeks” where we explore a single topic from all different — and sometimes surprising — angles. The idea for an off-the-grid week came up. Stories about energy, geography and even fine arts were pitched. We also talked about the social media “grid” and asked, how long do we keep our children off the grid and is there value in young people engaging with social tools from Instagram to iPad apps? For the latter we turned to two teachers who have competing views about allowing social media in their classrooms." Read the full article here.
"MISSOURI — Phillip Robinson-Morgan and Jelissa Puckett had notes from parents to miss school earlier this week, but not for the usual doctor’s appointment. Instead, the two high school journalists in St. Louis were reporting on one of the biggest news events of the year." Read the full article here.
In this continuation of our EdTech Interview series, Media Educator Don Goble shares insights on his role in teaching and learning. This important work clearly connects to college and career readiness as well as the everyday skills students need to prosper in the real world. Don provides an overview of his role in education and the importance of teaching media literacy. Read the full article here.
LHWHS broadcast teacher Don Goble was awarded Tuesday, Jan. 16, with Making IT Happen award for his contributions to the successful integration of technology in education. The Making IT Happen award is provided by the International Society for Technology in Education. Click on the image to the left or here to read the full article.
This summer I was in a presentation called the Six Word Story from a Missouri educator named Don Goble. Not knowing anything about him or what to expect – just simply intrigued by the presentation title – I decided to check it out. Turns out it was an extremely valuable presentation with content that could be applied in a variety of interdisciplinary ways, using media arts and storytelling. Better yet, I was able to connect with Don and bring the expertise of an accomplished film and media arts teacher as well as Apple Distinguished Educator to our professional learning network.
"Sitting in the desks normally occupied by students, a group of high school teachers turned their attention to the double screen at the front of the classroom earlier this week. Don Goble, a multimedia instructor, greeted them from St. Louis, Mo., where he sat on the other end of the video conference call." Read the full article here.