Sunday, January 23, 2011

Movie Making Contest - Win an iPod Nano?

Mahoney Movie Makers: Here's a contest for you!
The MLTI (Maine Learning Technology Initiative), the people who bring us our MacBook laptops, invites everyone to make a short movie on a Challenge Topic. The winning high school and middle school teams win iPod Nanos for each team member (up to four students per team)and $500 for their school to start making their idea work.

Here's the latest Challenge
"Reading. What should happen in your school (or is already happening in your school and should be shared across the state) to make sure all members of your school community are active and effective readers? What would it take so that everyone, when asked, "Are you a reader?" would say, "Of course I am..."

Create a movie of less than two minutes addressing the Challenge, submit it, and see if you are a winner.

Mahoney has some AWESOME movie makers! Get your friends together, borrow a Flip from the library, and get into iMovie. Mr. Koelker will help you with all the details.
Deadline is February 19!!

The Challenge: WatchMERead
Rules and Rewards

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Poems for Martin Luther King Jr.

Mrs. Thornfeldt's social studies class composed poems in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are some of the best in video form.