[Bf-education] New to the list

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 20:12:57 CET 2015

You guys have a film curriculum? I will try and make it.
State how long, what subject and details you think are important. Perhaps
you can work together on this.

On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 6:06 PM, Alyssa Stevensen <
alyssa.stevensen at sleepyeye.mntm.org> wrote:

> I teach Blender to High school students, and I agree with you with the
> need for bite sized informational pieces.  Our school does not block
> Youtube, so I can gather the project based ones from there or directly from
> the Blender site, but oftentimes they are too complex even for the high
> school students.  I went to school for computer animation, so I can usually
> get by with the small stuff, but it would be great to have access to
> chunked lessons that I can have my student's review.
> As for a common "marketplace" for things of this nature, I haven't a clue,
> but if you happen to get them downloaded somewhere, please let me know.
> Thanks,
> Alyssa Stevensen
> Visual Arts Instructor
> Sleepy Eye Public School
> 400 4th Ave. SW
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: bf-education-bounces at blender.org [mailto:
> bf-education-bounces at blender.org] On Behalf Of Lee Butler
> Sent: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 10:52 AM
> To: bf-education at blender.org
> Subject: [Bf-education] New to the list
> Howdy,
> I thougth I'd introduce myself.  I've using Blender for a decade and for
> the past 5 years teaching middle school kids to use Blender.  Is anyone
> else working with kids and Blender?
> I've created a number of video tutorials and I'm thinking of putting them
> online to share.  I'm thinking youtube but I'd like to have someplace that
> we can download from easily so we can put them on local machines.  Most
> schools seem to block youtube so the download is necessary.  What are
> people using?
> My feeling is that most existing online tutorials are project oriented and
> a little too long (> 5 minutes).  The students need bite-sized tasks that
> have a payoff.  They seem to be pretty good at using different skills to
> create a final project.  For example, I start them out with a
> 5 minute video on the Blender interface.  Then I have a number of short
> ones on modeling, animation, tracking, etc.
> Lee
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Douglas E Knapp, MSAOM, LAc.
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