I made this video for my EPS 350 class this semester. Instead of writing a final reflective paper, we created mini documentaries to show our growth over the semester. The video is just under fourteen and a half minutes long and can be viewed by clicking play below or here. I used iMovie ’09 and a FlipCamera to shoot all of the film. I originally had over three hours of footage that I clipped down to the 14 minute video.
One of my mentors, Michael Kaechele, asked me if I could come up with some sort of problem for his math class. His math class is currently taking a unit on perimeter, area, and volume. I wanted to do something a bit more than just a little word problem . I decided to use a video and create a real-life problem, similar to what Dan Meyer does (although nowhere near as good). I used the University of Regina’s Academic Green [...]