Daily Archives: June 29, 2011

Green Screening: Swimming with the Sharks

Green Screening: Swimming with the Sharks

Have you ever wondered how to use green screening with your students? With green screen digital storytelling, students have the ability to plan, create, and perform in front of a “green” backdrop (i.e., green tablecloth, green shower curtain). Students can then use free video editing software to slide themselves on screen with video footage and/or

New Content for Discovery Education Streaming!

Discovery Education is always working to keep you up to date on new content, here’s what we have going on now! “Tornado Rampage 2011” is a new video added to basic Streaming base pack and is recommended for grades 9-12. Title Description In just three days in April of 2011, over 300 tornadoes battered the

Library of Congress Resources

I’ve read several articles about improving questioning strategies lately, and this blog from LOC shouldn’t be overlooked when we’re addressing “questioning” and critical thinking skills. What do we teach our students about observation, looking at small details, comparing versions of a reading or a painting and just generally asking “what do I notice?” Stephen Wesson