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Entries Tagged as 'Digitial Storytelling'

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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Getting (and giving) the photo credit

May 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Google Tools, Search Tools, Working with photographs

  Finding Images with Google Advanced Image Search http://t.co/lgWUYkKRxs via @SamPatue — Vicki Davis (@coolcatteacher) May 2, 2014 I saw this on Twitter and went to check out the video- Sam Patterson does a nice job in explaining how to find images that student can reuse as well as sharing the attribution information. Here is […]

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ChatterPix + iMovie= Digital Book Report

May 8th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Classroom, Content - Language Arts, Video/movies

  A  clever 7th grade student combined ChatterPix and iMovie to produce this digital book report.  Since ChatterPix is only 30 seconds, she created several Pixs and then joined them into one movie. Think your students could do this?  I’m sure they could!

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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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