Thursdays are my day for sharing with my 3 year old grandson. Rafi loves to criss cross the city on a bus or a train, entertaining and proving to me that learning can be enormous fun.
Our outing to the National Gallery of Victoria became a partnership between director and producer. At the OPEN HOUSE Tromarama for Kids, we discovered a bath tub of props and a number of iPads set up for movie making.
Rafi took his position, I moved his choice of subject and he shot enough frames to launch his movie career. We experimented with a duck and a Babushka doll, both movies of which are now lying on the cutting room floor.
Take a look at Rafi’s first movie (don’t blink) and get along to the gallery for some creative film making. Who knows, you and Rafi might be the next stop animation star film producers.
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How I look forward to Mondays. I am having some sessions with Helen Blunden from Activate Learning, exploring the use of social tools for learning. Our discourse has been stimulating and the learning I liken to an inverse maths concept. If you don’t add anyone to your learning, you minimise the benefit from your outcomes and reduce the impact of what that learning could be. Share that learning and you multiply your outcomes, knowledge and opportunities. More people learn even more. Go figure!