SHIFT offers K-12 educators immersive, high-quality professional development and curriculum that supports the integration of the filmmaking process into educational settings. Workshops and instructional materials provide comprehensive, standards-linked lesson plans to guide educators on how to produce documentaries, public service announcements (PSAs), instructional videos, personal narratives, and other short film projects with their students.
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TiltShift is the first festival of its kind in Utah and runs April 24-26, 2015. Utah Film Center, in partnership with Spy Hop and SHIFT, is launching the inaugural TiltShift Festival, a film and media arts festival organized and programmed by teens dedicated to presenting work for a teen audience.
- SHIFT to Launch New “Framed” Cohort for 2015SHIFT recently announced that beginning in the 2015-16 school year it will launch a new training cohort for Utah educators, grades 7-12, titled Framed: The Art and Craft of Filmmaking in the Classroom.
BIE creates, gathers, and shares high-quality Project Based Learning (PBL) instructional practices and products and provides highly effective services to teachers, schools, and districts. They have an excellent PBL-related resource page for teachers who are interested in the DIY (Do-It-Yourself) approach to learning about PBL.
One of our favorite resources is the DQ Tubric 2.0 that helps you practice writing Driving Questions by framing initial words, person or entity, action or challenge, and audience/purpose.