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Future Is Now Students Flip for Technology

A day in the life of the students and teachers involved in Kemp Junior High School's technology literacy program.

posted June 29, 2012  |  Appears in the Summer 2012 issue of EdTech Magazine.

The students participating in Kemp (Texas) Junior High School’s Future Is Now program use high-definition video camcorders and digital cameras, video editing software, digital sound equipment and Symbaloo to produce video broadcasts and personal learning environments for teachers and students. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the students filming segments for an upcoming broadcast.

Future Is Now program participants Erika Felix (left) and Abigail Bell take a look at the footage Bell recorded using one of Kemp Junior High School’s Flip video cameras.
Courtney Putnam (center) and Erika Felix interview a fellow student for “The Erika Show,” a segment in the FIN program’s biweekly video broadcast.
A FIN student records a conversation between another student and a teacher using one of the school’s Flip video cameras.
Hannah Hosch films a segment for the FIN program’s biweekly video broadcast as Kelly Delaney, Kemp Junior High School’s technology teacher and FIN program co-coordinator, looks on.
Kimberly Gardiner (second from right) records fellow students Erika Felix (from left), D.J. Scott and Courtney Putnam. FIN program co-coordinator Kelly Delaney (far right) says FIN members interview different students and teachers throughout the year to showcase in the program’s biweekly video broadcast.
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