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Stance School Year 7 Teen Webzine 2014
The objective of this work was, in the context of an online youth magazine, was to give students the opportunity to express their interests and values enjoying the theme Stance Cultural Fair 2014: ONLY KNOW SO (Ariano Suassuna paraphrasing) …
In Language classes, students critically analyze texts from different genres found in teen magazines. Then produced their own texts to encourage the reader to reflect on many everyday problems, especially with regard to modern slavery.
Assuming the role of interior designer in ICT, the students developed the floor plan of their own rooms, making use of the work done by calculating areas in Maths in the 1st quarter. Drawings were converted into 2D Elevations to scale after first, having created an interior design business.
Also in ICT students created and uploaded their content to the 2.0 web interface. The objective here was to address issues related to multi-modality in the learning environment of the 21st century, with regards to content creation. The transfer of knowledge is constructed from combinations of text, layout, graphics, video, animation and sound. According to this goal, students were introduced to the genre Webzine by engaging in activities that explore the concepts of Web 2.0 networks. Students to become creators of content, using various softwares specific to the demand of the different areas. Students published in their blog articles, advice columns, letters, poems and biographies. They learned how to make animated gifs, with the intent to graphically illustrate your articles.
Stance School Year 7 Teen Webzine 2013
The objective of this work was, in the context of a youth online magazine, to give students the opportunity to express themselves on topics related to their values as they reflected on the theme of Cultural Stance Fair 2013: Questions!
In the Language Class, students looked at different genres found in teen magazines. Then produced their own texts to encourage the reader to reflect on many everyday problems, especially with regard to modern slavery.
In Social Studies, students wrote a series of persuasive letters addressed to large companies, asking them to ensure the non existence of slave labor at any stage of the manufacturing process. This was done as an act of engagement, the result of an online interview with a member of the NGO Anti-Slavery International, in the UK.
With regard to work in Science, students participated in discussions about positive and negative aspects of conventional medicines produced by pharmaceutical companies, and alternative remedies containing herbs. The contents of these discussions were recorded and are available in the Webzine in the format of Podcasts .
In ICT, students were introduced to the genre of Webzine by engaging in activities that explored the concepts of Web 2.0 networks. Students were required to become content creators, using various software’s specific to the area briefs. This ICT project is all about constructing meaning within a multi-linguistic environment. It addresses issues concerning multi-modality in the 21st century learner environment, with regard to content creation whose total meaning is constructed out of combinations of text, layout, graphics, video, animation and sound.
Stance School Year 6 visit to Itatiaia National Park 2013
Taking our students from Year 6 to Itatiaia National Park to study the environment allows them the opportunity to create a more meaningfully understanding of what they have learned during their classes. The field experiments make it possible for the direct investigation of the content studied previously. Research has shown that a higher level of understanding is always engendered when one can take the class out of the classroom.
The course of study was prepared by the teachers of 6th grade for the subjects of Ciências, Geografia and Science . In it, subjects are treated in a complementary way, integrating the studies conducted during class.
This Web Quest was designed for Year 6 Students according to Stance Dual School curricular demands. Students will download work sheets from the mini site and then use the provided web links to collect data.
Students go on to use the collected data to create their own web sites as part of Year 6 students introduction to Web Design.
Click Here to visit the Ancient Civilizations Web Quest.
This website was designed by the School ICT Department specifically for Year 4 students, with the objective of providing them with information for research activities on Africa. It aims to raise awareness of the differences between African countries as well as to challenge students to collect and present data in an intelligible way, to their peers. Within this website you will find general information on five African countries:
Angola, Egypt, Madagascar, Mali and South Africa.
Stance School Year 7 Teen Webzine 2012
The aim of this work was, in the context of a teen webzine, to have students expressing themselves through various topics that were related to their curiosities and values while thinking about the overarching theme of the Cultural Fair 2012 – Stance: ‘For every window, new wisdom! The window is the same, and the view, is it different?
In doing so and having the theme in mind, students went on to examine in depth genres found in teen magazines and wrote down their own texts so that they could encourage the reader to reflect upon various issues regarding everyday life, but especially the ones concerning modern slavery.
In this sense, it should be pointed out that all the writing productions of students were the result of their effort as well as commitment. Moreover, students were able to catch a glimpse of what was beyond our community’s windows, hence, inviting everyone else to share different points of view! In other words, we simply need to open windows in order to open our own minds!
The public places were selected by the students and evaluated according to the quality of accessibility for people with special needs, IE, wheelchairs, audio visually impaired and people who require special dietary care.To this end, each student was responsible for research, evaluation and providing information regarding the locations of places such as cinemas, theaters, restaurants, museums, shopping malls, football stadiums, recreational centers and parks.The online survey was produced in the ICT classroom and “in situ” based on the technical norms of ABNT and also in theoretical studies in the course of science.
Sao Paulo receives a large number of domestic and international visitors, many of whom belong to the groups mentioned above and can benefit from the information in this guide.The venues selected by Year 9 students will not only give information about their locations, but also highlight features that make such places some of our students’ favorites. Most importantly, it brings opinions on whether the places here selected are prepared and/or adapted to cater for people with special needs. It is, in other words, an assisted guide to the City of São Paulo and will hopefully be of interest of the general public and the aforementioned people.Other than that, it contains some articles and videos produced by Year 9 students, the contents of which have been studied in the science program. This multidisciplinary project encompasses the contents of the course of science, ICT and matemática.
Stance Teen Webzine 2011
Stance Teen Webzine 2010
During the process a wide array of models was analyzed, in both digital and printed format, although the primary focus has always been on magazines whose target audience is adolescents. Once the students were well-acquainted with the publications in question, they went on to examine in depth three related genres, namely feature articles, advice columns and public service announcements, all of which are found on the Stance Teen Webzine, fruit of the students’ effort and commitment. Finally, it should be pointed out that most of the work produced has the underlying aim of motivating readers to reflect and take action, that is, to think globally and act locally. In other words,
DARE TO CARE!
As mentioned on the Home Page, now for the first time new students blogs are integrated into this web site. The links below are all run from a variety of mainstream blog hosting companies.
Past Students blogs from Year8/Grade 7