On Friday, April 28th, Mr. Creamer, Randy, Felicia and Sacha attended the Regional Heritage Fair held at Nelson Rural School. The students showcased the 'Aknutmaqn' - Mi'kmaq Storytelling Project that was created by Eel Ground students from grades 3 to 8. Their display won the 'RBC Foundation Award for the Celebration of Aboriginal Heritage'. The Eel Ground students have been invited to display their project at the Provincial Heritage Fair Showcase on May 28th which will be held at the Kings Landing Historical Settlement.
Students will take the image of the glasses and create a reflection of a second image in each of the lenses. The assignment will require students to use the magic wand tool and also the copy and paste commands.Students can also experiment with the opacity of layers and the filters to improve their images. An example of the final product is below.Check back soon for a gallery of students' finished work. Challenge:Use the picture of the magnifying glass to create a photoshop image with a section magnified.
On Tuesday, March 28th, members of the Eel Ground School Podcasting Club had the opportunity to visit our local radio station, 99.3 The River. Check out the Podcast Blog for more information on their visit.
Students at the Eel Ground School have been studying photography. They have been learning about rules of compositon, including, the rule-of-thirds, leading lines, and framing. Students from grade 3 to 6 have been finding images on the Internet that follow these rules of composition. Now that the weather is getting warmer, students will be able to take the digital cameras outside and practice the rules they have learned.Once students have caputered images, they will be able to load them on their computers and then upload them.
Eel Ground students from grade 3 to 8 have produce a web project focused on storytelling.The central activity of the project was a series of classroom visits by Joseph Leonard Ward. Joseph shared stories with the students. The website contains a collection of videos that retell stories and legends using various media.http://schools.fnhelp.com/eelground/storytelling/
Mike, AJ, and Dylan were the winners of a 'Gold Award' for the Skate Video that they entered into the Atlantic Canada's First Nation Help Desk 3 Minute Video Contest. The announcement was made during the First Annual 3 Minute Digital Video Awards Show which was broadcasted over the Help Desk's videoconferencing network and was hosted by Eel Ground student Ryan.You can check out the students' video and the other contest entries by visiting the First Nation Help Desk's website.http://www.fnhelp.com/2005dec/entries.php