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Jemicy School, MICA team up for 'Memory Tricks' animation project
Jemicy School, MICA team up for 'Memory Tricks' animation project

One thing the girls of The Jemicy School's fifth-grade class won't likely ever forget is their "Memory Tricks" project. The project ended March 30 when the eight 11-year-old girls in the class traveled to Maryland Institute College of Art, in Bolton Hill, where they worked in a stop-motion animation (think Gumby) classroom to finish their films, each of which depicted a memory trick to help students learn various facts.. Fifth-grader Libby Griffin's film depicts a catchy rhyme to teach a multiplication fact: "I ate and I ate till I got sick on the floor. 8 x 8 is 64." The stars of this film are colorful pipe-cleaner figures shaped like 8's. ...

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