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Entries Tagged as 'Digitial Storytelling'

Old Images

March 27th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies, Working with photographs

Looking for images from circa 1859 to the mid- 1900s?  Then check out Old Pictures.  The photos are very clear (but you do need to ignore the advertising on the side). For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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A snowy comic

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments · comics, Content- Cross Discipline, Working with photographs

(Please click on the comic for a full size image) My daughter Jane took these images after the snow stopped this morning so I thought I would use them to demonstrate one of the many new features of StoryboardThat.  You can now import your own images (so I have cars talking in the snow) as […]

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Put your brain in a box!

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Working with photographs

  Here is a new tool from one of favorite site- Classtools.net.  Their new offering is Brainy Box (for the complete review, please go to TeachersFirst here).  It does not function on internet explorer so use another browser.  You can add text, link, images, and video.  Like many other classtool products, it saves to a […]

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Students’ work on Animoto blog

October 1st, 2013 · 1 Comment · animoto, Content - Language Arts

This summer I was contacted by Animoto and asked to write a guest blog post for their site.  Immediately I thought about the imaginative books trailers many middle school student produced last spring.  Special thanks to Mrs. Redmond and Danielle and Angelique for their Animoto.  You can read my post (and see their Animoto) here.

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