When asked what their favorite part of the production process was, many students agreed that filming and editing were the highlights.
“Being able to execute the vision of what you’re trying to accomplish while shooting is what I enjoyed most from the filming part of the process,” said Josiah Jones, an 11th grader from Entiat High School. “Learning how to edit on industry standard software has been a really fascinating experience for me because I’ve never had the chance to use that stuff before.”
Students also pointed out that though this project was a little bit stressful and nerve-racking, it was highly rewarding to take the skills they’ve learned in the classroom at WVTSC and showcase them in a real-life project.
Through the videos produced by the WVTSC students every year, the NCEF board is able to showcase the classroom activities funded via the grants, and they often show it during presentations to service clubs and at special events. The videos also encourage teachers to apply for grants and inspire individuals to donate to the Teacher Classroom Grant fund for future grant cycles.
NCEF accepts applications for the Teacher Classroom Grants every May – September, with grants awarded in October. For more information about these grants and others, visit www.loveteachers.org