Presentation on theme: "Using Media ( Videos, DVDs, CDs & Music) in Faith Formation Designed by Carolyn Stucke Office of Evangelization & Catechesis."— Presentation transcript:
Using Media ( Videos, DVDs, CDs & Music) in Faith Formation Designed by Carolyn Stucke Office of Evangelization & Catechesis
Why should catechists consider using Videos, DVDs, CDs & Music in Faith Formation ? 1. Our students live in a media world. Theyre used to getting information in multi-media fashion.
Why use Videos, DVDs & Music? 2. Kids get bored with only discussion, lectures and reading.
Why use Videos, DVDs & Music? Why use Videos, DVDs & Music? 3. Teachers manuals make suggestions for media to be used in lessons.
Why use Videos, DVDs & Music? Why use Videos, DVDs & Music? 4. Learning styles of students vary greatly. Use variety to catch them all.
Why use Videos, DVDs & Music? 5. Its the best technique to accomplish a specific goal or objective.
Why use Videos, DVDs & Music? 6. The Office of Evangelization & Catechesis Media Centers have Media to lend.
There is just not enough time to put media into my lesson plan. Media is not something extra put into a lesson plan. Media takes the place of less interesting activities. Media teaches in a different way. Media is a tool.
Use Media in each step of a lesson 1. To Open the lesson and start interest (Human Experience) 2. To present the concepts & doctrine (Message) 3. To give time for reflection on what was learned (Discovery) 4. To challenge students to apply what was learned (Response)
Use Media to… Introduce a new topic. Review a finished topic or unit. Serialize a topic. Get discussion started. Let the experts handle the tough subjects.
Use media to… Take your students back in time. Prepare for a field trip. Look at an old topic in a new way. Play a trivia game.
Use media to… Enhance a lesson or prayer with music. Pray or meditate. Amazing Grace
What does it cost to use Media? The handling fee is $3.00 per Video/DVD or CD-ROM and $1.00 per music cassette/compact disc. If a parish or school has a Media Contract, a once-a-year fee is paid before September 1 for unlimited usage for the following year.
Using Media (Music, Videos, DVDs) in Faith Formation