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On this day… First Full-time Movie Theater Opened!

On this day… First Full-time Movie Theater Opened!

On this day in 1902, the first full-time movie theater opened! Thomas Lincoln Talley opened The Electric Theater in Los Angeles, California 112 years ago as part of a carnival. Before full-time movie theaters, people watched films in “kinetoscopes,” which only allowed for one viewer at a time, and were often considered lower-class. After opening

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Teachers FLIP For Movie Making

The presentation’s title was Students FLIP for Movie Making, but when Lynn Fuini-Hetten and Jennifer Brinson presented at LCTIs Teaching and Learning in Today’s World workshop, it was the teachers who were FLIPping over our PA DEN STARS and their “lesson from the field.” I wish I could have attended this session but I was

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Meeting a Storm Chaser!

In my current position, or should I say positions(I wear many hats) I get to see a lot of exciting activities.  In addition to being the Director of Technology Integration for Propel Schools, I am the science coordinator.  I am the SOS or Specialist on Site.  I believe that this was due to my knowledge

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Do You YouTube?

One of the questions I get asked most often by teachers at my school is this, “How can I show a video from YouTube in my classroom?”  I’ve always sent them the way of Zamzar to download videos to a flash drive and show at school from there.  It works great, but it is limiting. 

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Here's To A Great New Year!

It is New Year’s Eve and time to consider what is coming up in the world starting tomorrow.  Yesterday, our TN DEN LC met in Knoxville to discuss training possibilities and Days of Discovery for 2009.  I have to say, I think we have some fantastic things in the works. As we get activities finalized,

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Animoto Gets Even Better!

Cross posted on Cliotech I just received this e-mail from Animoto and I am so excited about the increased learning potential . . . TEXT IS HERE! It’s true: you can now insert text into your Animoto videos. And we’re not talking about boring caption-like text–we’re talking about text the way it’s done in tv

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