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Achieving a personal goal

September 20th, 2014 · No Comments · Video/movies

Exploring your senses from Barbara De Santis on Vimeo. When I attended DENSI in Nashville in July, I only had a few goals.  My top one?  To successfully learn to create green screen productions (you all know green screens- think of the weather person standing before a green screen and then having the correct maps […]

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Puppets Pals + ChatterPIX + Student creativity

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Video/movies

Equals success!  Mrs. Read’s K-1 students wrote this play, created the puppets and the painted the background.We then put it all together using Puppet Pals along with ChatterPIX (the easiest way to get the mountain to talk!).  Please enjoy their friendship story Going Up the Mountain.

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LAL Book Trailers (via animoto)

June 10th, 2014 · 1 Comment · animoto, Classroom, Content - Language Arts

For the past few days, Ms. Quintas’ language arts class has been working on book trailers using animoto.  Some worked in pairs, others alone.  In today’s class, we view their products and the students voted (aka the Oscars) for their favorite videos.  Below are a few samples from her class.

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Are your students media savvy?

June 1st, 2014 · No Comments · Digitial Storytelling

MediaSmarts is a site for helping your students understand not only the web, but entire gamut of digital and media literacy ( from body images to cyberbullying to online marketing).  It also includes online games and lesson plans.  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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