Free your “Favorites” from your computer. Use Social Bookmarking to be as mobile as you are. See who likes the same sites as you anytime, anywhere, as well as collaboration options to keep in touch with those folks too. We will take a look at Delicious, Diigo (new features too), along with an introduction of
What’s a Tweet and why should you care? And what does that really have to do with education? Jeff O’Hara, the founder of the educational social network Edmodo, takes us through a history of microblogging and shares his perspective regarding why it is significant to educators and students. Then we take a deeper dive into
Discover what a personal learning network is and how you can harness it to be your own best source of professional development!
No iMovie? No Final Cut? No MovieMaker? No problem! Learn about some of the best web based tools for video editing and how you can leverage them to take digital storytelling to an all new level.
Learn how to make use of storyboards to visually organize your script and get the whole crew on the same page, literally. And learn how to use storymapping to create and build dramatic tension in order to arrive at a lesson learned – even in a deodorant commercial.
Build on your basic Digital Storytelling skills by learning virtually from Hollywood filmmakers. The American Film Institute sought to make the ‘language of film’ accessible for educators to empower them to harness the appeal of Digital Storytelling in their classrooms. The multimedia educational resource Lights, Camera, Education! is the result. Hosted by actor Sean Astin,
Let your students use the familiar vehicles of commercials, public service announcements, the movies, documentaries and interviews (real and staged) to make learning come alive. Imagine Pythagoras selling his theorem on late night TV and throwing in the circumference of a circle if you call in the next 20 minutes. How about a book report
If you missed the Don Tapscott webinar last week, here’s your chance to see it! You’ll definitely want to give it a view, because we have a very special offer for you that we’ll be announcing on Monday. Enjoy the archive and check back in to see what else we have cooking. The world needs
Thank you to everyone who participated in yesterday’s very special webinar featuring Philippe Cousteau. You can now download the archive by clicking here. Also, download the extension activities that accompany the webinar. Enjoy!
Last night we celebrated our second annual DENny Awards, and what a celebration it was! If you missed it, don’t worry. We archived the entire thing and you can watch it below. Please join me in congratulating this year’s DENny Award winners! PL-DEN Award Erin Misegadis, KS Dean Mantz, KS Mary Del Bianco, MD DENnis