Session 104

Title: Lights, Camera, Action! Using film making to engage students in learning.

Presenter: Amy Kimes and Jenny Sciglitano – Lucas Gardens School and Positive Behaviour for Learning Team

Type: Practical

Duration: 60 mins

Overview: This workshop will explore film making in education and how it can be used to increase student engagement and positive classroom management. Participants will gain an understanding of the evidence behind film making, which enhances teaching and learning. The workshop will enable active participation in practical examples using ICT. There will be opportunities within the workshop to plan a lesson incorporating film making strategies. Effective classroom management can be achieved by engaging students with film making and sound pedagogical strategies, which has been shown to improve academic performance in all KLAs, especially Literacy. Film making has been identified as an effective classroom practice for social and emotional skills as students work in groups and make connections. On-task behaviour increases while disruptions decrease. There is increased impact on student learning, while also providing formative feedback for the teacher about student learning and teaching strategies.

Target Audience: K – 12 Teachers & Executive, School Leaders, Special Education, Rural and Remote

Requirements: Participants will need a device – iPad, smart phone, laptop etc. with data capability