CHRONICLE THE TIMES!

You are living through unusual times, having experiences unique in Modern American History. Your Digital Communication/Computer Art classes are about learning COMMUNICATION SKILLS. They’re also an opportunity for you to share your view of the world, of your community, and of yourself. YOU HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED INITIAL ASSIGNMENTS: Computer Art 1 (due March 23rd): http://galileoweb.org/machtayh/2020/03/13/illustrate-a-poem/  5th & 6th period Video Classes

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Expectations

This week Mr. Machtay will be using a new kind of daily report. There will be one sheet of paper for each team. Indicate what you worked on each day of class: What project; what jobs you did. (I will not accept 4 days of “brainstorming.”) Next Tuesday, February 5th, each team must export some examples of what they’re working

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Finding Your Voice/Using Your Voice

The class will read Tamim Ansary’s email together. http://edition.cnn.com/2001/COMMUNITY/09/26/ansary.email/index.html Understand the context in which this was written. The timing was fortuitous — enough people had email for this to have an impact; but people weren’t yet being bombarded with spam emails, so they actually opened this, read it and forwarded it. I received this email from four different people, in

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Friday’s Discussion

I was very pleased with Friday’s class discussion. I saw a lot of passion and interest from students. I heard a lot of ideas that are worth exploring. I need everyone to fill out Work Logs for 3 weeks. Andy will be here Tuesday to help us with Thank You cards. Please do not attack other students. Each student performs

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Write About a Film

Write 100 words about a classic movie. If Mr. Machtay approved your choice of movie (or recommended a movie) it’s likely respected by film critics. Q1: Why do you think critics rated this movie so highly? Q2: Do you agree or disagree with the critics? Discuss: Writing Cinematography Acting Visuals Director’s Choices IF THIS MOVIE IS A HISTORICAL CLASSIC (pre-1970)

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