Flint River Project

An immersive authentic educational project by Westwood Schools in Camilla, GA US

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Flint River Project Day 1

Today was very busy as we all worked to get to our locations. Hope, Jordan, and I went to downtown Camilla this morning and were able to interview both Mr. Dan Bollinger, Director of Southwest Georgia RDC and Keith Jones, Mitchell County Commissioner. Additionally, I interviewed Hope and Jordan about what they hope to accomplish with their documentary.

Find more videos like this on Flint River… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on May 11, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Getting ready for next week!

Hope and Jordan worked so hard today getting our preproduction checklists and post production checklists in order. -- Boy, I've got to clean out the Durango just to make room for all of the equipment.

This project has pushed me to learn how to do several new things already with the video camera as well as getting out the lenses and learning how to use the tripod.

But truly this whole project resonates with the core of my being. As a landowner and descendant of at least… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on May 8, 2009 at 5:53pm — No Comments

Flint River Conservation Video from the Nature Conservancy

This youtube video is one that some of those working with the Science group should probably… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on May 7, 2009 at 9:35pm — No Comments

River Stage Road - Understanding the Origins of transportation on and around the River

As the math group looks at flooding and the transportation and bridges around the river, page 34 of the Mitchell county history talks about the River Stage Road.

Written by Mrs. J.M. Spence in 1933, page 34 says:

"The River Stage Road ran from Albany to Bainbridge, crossing Flint River on a ferry in Albany a few yards north of the…

Added by Vicki Davis on May 7, 2009 at 9:33pm — No Comments

History of Mitchell County and notes on the Flint

The History of Mitchell County is a great resource for people living in Mitchell County and was first published by the in 1933 by Mrs. W.C. Twittey and Mrs. Miller and then again in 1976 as part of the nation's bicentennial in 1976. The history covers through… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on May 7, 2009 at 9:24pm — No Comments

My Reaction to Southern Literature Written the summer before my senior year 7/21/1986

Between my Junior and Senior year of High school, I had the privalege of going to Governor's Honors in communicative arts where I fell in love with writing. Even though I went on to business school at Georgia Tech and followed my other love… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on May 7, 2009 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Questions when writing and rewriting poems

Illustration of a scribe writing

Image via Wikipedia

These notes were from the summer I spent at Governor's Honors in 1986. I've been looking for a… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on May 7, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Flint River named one of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers

CNN just released a report that the Flint River is one of the 10 Most Endangered Rivers. CNN says:

2) Flint River Location: Georgia

The Flint is one of 40 rivers nationwide that still flow undammed for more than 200 miles. Conservationists…

Added by Vicki Davis on April 7, 2009 at 3:35pm — No Comments

How to get started

1) Each person in the group needs to join the Flint River Ning created for this. Just go to http://flintriver.ning.com and click join. You will have to wait to be approved, but it usually will take less than 24 hours.

2) Each group should create their own group under "Groups." A student can do this, but make sure that your teacher/ leaders are promoted to administrators of the group.

3)… Continue

Added by Vicki Davis on March 23, 2009 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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