Educational Videos

  1. Media Literacy is defined as the ability to comprehend, design, and produce media. It includes critical thinking skills used to evaluate and analyze information in a variety of formats. Media Literacy is essential to be able to distinguish between fact and fiction.

    The two films you are about to see were conceived and created by the students in under 7.5 hours.

    Many new skills were learned and a better understanding of what goes into making a film was experienced.The group was made up of a mixed grade levels.

    Cooperation, team building, and mutual support were a key in the successful completion of this project.

    To learn more about David Laks Workshops for film and music contact:

    David Laks
    845 853 3385
    info@davidlaks.com
    davidlaksworkshops.com

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  2. Media Literacy is defined as the ability to comprehend, design, and produce media. It includes critical thinking skills used to evaluate and analyze information in a variety of formats. Media Literacy is essential to be able to distinguish between fact and fiction.

    The two films you are about to see were conceived and created by the students in under 7.5 hours.

    Many new skills were learned and a better understanding of what goes into making a film was experienced.The group was made up of a mixed grade levels.

    Cooperation, team building, and mutual support were a key in the successful completion of this project.

    To learn more about David Laks Workshops for film and music contact:

    David Laks
    845 853 3385
    info@davidlaks.com
    davidlaksworkshops.com

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  3. Learn more about biomass (wood pellet) heating systems, like the one being proposed for Phoenicia Primary School. If the proposed No-Tax-Increase Capital Project is approved by voters on May 20, 2014, the school's antiquated 1964 boiler would be replaced with an energy-efficient, dual-fueled oil and biomass heating system. Biomass has been identified as an eco-friendly, less costly option that would help keep taxpayer dollars local.

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  4. A ESL and Music Collaboration at the Phoenicia Elementary School

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  5. A science fair Media Literacy project involving sending a Go-Pro video camera up into the air on Helium balloons. The entire school became involved in this project

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Examples of technology integration into the school curriculum. These films by Technology Integration Specialist David Laks cover academic areas such as science, social studies,music, reading, and more.

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