Daily Archives: July 2, 2008

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WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?: Getting inside character’s minds with callouts/balloons and Movie Maker.

WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?: Getting inside character’s minds with callouts/balloons and Movie Maker.

This is a fun and easy trick that that will allow you and your students to add callouts and balloons to your Movie Maker movies.  Once you install the files, they are ready to use each time you use Movie Maker. 1. Download the “BFXCallouts.exe” file to your desktop. 2. Double click the icon for the .exe

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Dr. Pepper Blow -Up

LIVE from NECC!  This post was initially made live during my presentation in the Lila Cockrell Theater.  We did something in that session never done before (to my knowledge).  We pasted a live feed from a cellphone  (Mr. Steve Dembo’s) into Google Earth. Pretty fun.  We also did it here, in the blog. That’s why

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An Evernote Never Forgets

A while ago, a friend from Diigo sent me an invite to a closed Beta release of a new Cloud-Computing tool called Evernote. It looked interesting, so I signed up. But then, like so many of the other cool tools we all come across on an almost daily basis, it sat on my computer for

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NECC ’08 Day 2

Here’s what I saw/did on Tuesday – Great keynote done talk show style with NBC’s Lester Holt. Special Effects: Creating Movie Magic in Student Projects www.cpsb.org/presentations. In addition to showing some easy ways to get special effects, he really drove home giving students as many assets as possible to help them build their stories. He

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