Student workshops


On Friday, August 30th you will be presenting to your peers an area that you have a special talent in, The below is to be completed by Monday at the end of the period to possibly be selected on Tuesday, August 27th.

  1.  Submit assignment on time.   (2 points)
  2.  Creative title for Workshop.  (2 points)
  3.  Workshop description–60 to 100 words.  (5 points)
  4.  Bio–40 to 60 creative words.   (4 points)
  5.  List of equipment required  (2 points)
  6. Outline of lesson (5 point)

Total of 20 points.

Format for paper to be submitted on Monday, August 26th

Name of Presenter:
Equipment Needed:
Outline of Lesson

Example of Bio’s:

Twitter bio generator:

Compare this:

Bob Smith won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, twice. He invented air. He’s currently the head of Amazingness at Wonderment University.

With this:

Bob Smith spent 2001-2004 developing yard waste in Atlantic City, NJ. Then the better part of the 90′s working on psoriasis in Libya. For kicks, he studied in 2002-2008 licensing regulations for circus clowns in West Palm Beach, FL. Garnered a second place industry award while merchandising mouse yogurt in Las Vegas, NV. Had some great experience consulting about near-UFO experiences among visitors to Ocean City, NJ. Spent two years licensing cannibalism for farmers, and recycling Pez dispensers.*

Sally Shmeckes is a software developer and designer who has written code in every language known to mankind.  She works mostly as a hired gun for startups in trouble, who need a superhero to help turn trainwreck projects around. She studied 3-D Film Theory and Anti-Nuclear Architecture at the University of Ridiculousness, and has 3 children if you count her husband.

Do something like this instead:
Sally Shmeckes is a veteran software developer and designer. Her Dad taught her to fly fish before she could walk and she has fished every day since he died. She’s on twitter at @sallyschemkes56.

This is good:
Bono is the lead singer for the rock band U2. He is an advocate for many important political and social causes. His real name is Paul Hewson. He owns many interesting pairs of glasses.

Not this:
Bono likes the color red, especially on Tuesdays. He loves to drink whiskey (on all days). He learned to drink whisky from his childhood friend Zippo, when they went to school together at Mount Temple Comprehensive School. His real name is Paul Hewson, He is best known as the lead singer for the band U2.

Workshop Description

Movies By Kids
In this workshop, “Movies By Kids” will help you write, direct, and produce your own action sequence for the camera.  You will learn how to create a short story with the footage you take, how to edit using sound effects and voice-overs, and how to use your mind in a creative way.

BreakDance Workshop
Breakdancing is one of the most exciting, high energy Hip Hop dance forms to ever be created. Breakdancing is featured in a variety of top urban music videos and hit movies such as Step Up, Streetdance 3D, You Got Served and many more. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn a dance that originated from the depths of the urban streets of New York and is now popular all around the world.


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8th grade Student Workshops – from Phoenix Video

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