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Student Video Projects In Vine: The Six-Second Constraint Encourages Creativity

Student Video Projects In Vine: The Six-Second Constraint Encourages Creativity | Design in Education | Scoop.it

Poets have long considered the sonnet and the quatrain as the highest forms of poetry. The strict meters, the rigid rhyme schemes, and the unbreakable line limits force poets to create elegant verse within exacting structures. In other words, if writers can craft soaring language under such restrictive rules, then they have true talent.

Making Vine videos with students falls into a similar category. Vine is a social network owned by Twitter that allows users to record or upload clips no more than 6.5 seconds in length. With over 200 million users and 1.5 billion daily loops, Vine has created overnight celebrities and has changed the way kids watch, generate, and share content.

 

 

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Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: 20 Ways To Use Twitter's Vine In Education

Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: 20 Ways To Use Twitter's Vine In Education | Design in Education | Scoop.it

Twitter's new Vine app has gained a cadre of followers, but it has flown under the radar in educational circles. The application allows users to create six-second video clips. Just like Twitter's defining limit of 140 characters, the time constraint on Vine is meant both to encourage pithiness and to conserve bandwidth.

 

 

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Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Twitter: The Best PD For Educators

Innovation Design In Education - ASIDE: Twitter: The Best PD For Educators | Design in Education | Scoop.it

Free, instantaneous and self-directed, social networks like Twitter carry enormous benefits for educators’ professional development. By following national experts and participating in worldwide chats, even skeptical teachers can share lessons, explore theories, and trade resources.

 

 

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Add #Edchat Radio To Your PLN

Add #Edchat Radio To Your PLN | Design in Education | Scoop.it

With the overwhelming number of new technologies, web tools, apps, and curricular demands, it almost seems impossible to keep up with everything. One solution we’ve never looked back on was adding Twitter to our PLN and following the #edchat hashtag. Check out the #Edchat Radio broadcasts on The Bam! Radio Nework. Tom Whitby, co-founder of #edchat, hosts the show with Nancy Blair, an education consultant.

 

 

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The Most-Tweeted Words on Black Friday Were ... [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Most-Tweeted Words on Black Friday Were ... [INFOGRAPHIC] | Design in Education | Scoop.it
What was on the minds of Black Friday shoppers? This infographic details the top-tweeted words on Black Friday.
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