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Making and using media to learn
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The Story Spine: Pixar's 4th Rule of Storytelling

The Story Spine: Pixar's 4th Rule of Storytelling | Media Education | Scoop.it
Brian MacDonald explains the origins of the story spine and how writers can build stronger stories with 7 simple sentences.
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The "All-Time" Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly

The "All-Time" Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly | Media Education | Scoop.it
I've been posting annual lists of the Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly for seven years. I thought it would be useful for readers, my students, and me to review them all and i...

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Zen and the Art of Video Storytelling

Zen and the Art of Video Storytelling | Media Education | Scoop.it
Anyone who makes videos, whether they’re churning them out 9–5 at a huge corporation or producing experimental video art in their basement, wants to produce something of quality. But we all know …

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Some obvious stuff but worth re-stating

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Storyline Online - Video stories reading

Storyline Online - Video stories reading | Media Education | Scoop.it

Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.


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...second best of course!

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Sue Ward's curator insight, October 17, 2014 5:03 AM

A classic reference for the benefits of reading aloud - THE READ ALOUD HANDBOOK by Jim Trelease

Anne Macdonell's curator insight, October 17, 2014 11:32 AM

Haven't tried yet, but interesting.

Aguilar Dominique's curator insight, January 24, 2015 3:42 AM

La connaissance ? c'est très jeune qu'il faut commencer à apprendre pour développer la curiosité et la mémoire.

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5 Things You Should Know About DSLR Film Making

5 Things You Should Know About DSLR Film Making | Media Education | Scoop.it
The first digital SLR cameras that could shoot high definition video emerged in 2008. In just two short years these cameras have revolutionised independent film
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Interconnections: Understanding Systems through Digital Design | Digital Is

Interconnections: Understanding Systems through Digital Design | Digital Is | Media Education | Scoop.it
Interconnections aims to help educators bring making to curricula with game design and digital storytelling. Read on: http://t.co/qyZWKS23pk
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The 7 Literacies of Transmedia Storytelling

The 7 Literacies of Transmedia Storytelling | Media Education | Scoop.it
Henry Jenkins defines transmedia storytelling as "a process where integral elements of a fiction get dispersed systematically across multiple delivery channels for the purpose of creating a unified...
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How Stories Change the Brain

How Stories Change the Brain | Media Education | Scoop.it
Paul Zak's research is uncovering how stories shape our brains, tie strangers together, and move us to be more empathic and generous.
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Live Media Player Recorder | appxoid

Live Media Player Recorder | appxoid | Media Education | Scoop.it
Live Media Player - The best video player for watching/recording live tv stream on the Internet (DVR). Live Media Player supports almost available streaming protocols as well as almost media format.
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Nexus Media Importer v8.0

Nexus Media Importer v8.0 | Media Education | Scoop.it

Nexus Media Importer v8.0 http://www.fileapk.com/android-apps-free/nexus-media-importer-v8-0.html


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Got this. Dead useful

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Stock Photography vs. Real Photos: Can't We Use Both?

Stock Photography vs. Real Photos: Can't We Use Both? | Media Education | Scoop.it
When it comes to online imagery, it's not so much about having images, as it is about making sure those images to give the visitor a sense of texture, size

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, October 18, 2014 11:10 AM

So why are you still using stock photography?

Marco Favero's curator insight, October 18, 2014 6:41 PM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Mr Tozzo's curator insight, October 19, 2014 11:20 AM

Stock Photography vs. Real Photos: Can't We Use Both?

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Recording Amazing Audio for Your Low Budget Short Film - Daily Seni

Recording Amazing Audio for Your Low Budget Short Film - Daily Seni | Media Education | Scoop.it
You’ve written an incredible screenplay. Your actors brought the characters to life in unexpected ways. Your cinematographer captured the image throug...
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Costory - Collaborative Storytelling

Costory - Collaborative Storytelling | Media Education | Scoop.it
Contribute to any topic, or start your own. Join bloggers, enthusiasts, brands and many others already creating engaging Costory's.
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Could be really powerful

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How to Improve Your Photography with Storytelling Images

How to Improve Your Photography with Storytelling Images | Media Education | Scoop.it
How many times have you had this interaction? “This photo is beautiful!” “Thanks!” End of conversation. There’s nothing wrong with this, of course. Beautiful is a great, great compliment. However, if you’ve ever wanted to have a longer conversation with a viewer about one of your photographs, then creating images with stories behind them, or around …
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Danyah Miller's top ten tips for stunning storytelling - The Guardian

Danyah Miller's top ten tips for stunning storytelling - The Guardian | Media Education | Scoop.it
To mark school libraries celebration day, storyteller and performer Danyah Miller gives her advice for reading groups wanting to wow their members, or families wanting to jazz up storytime
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Sensible advice

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6 Filmmaking Tips from David Lynch - Film School Rejects

6 Filmmaking Tips from David Lynch - Film School Rejects | Media Education | Scoop.it
David Lynch’s work is indebted to other strands of filmmaking but his films simply do something that others don’t. Here are filmmaking tips from him.
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5 Essential Apps for Google Drive

5 Essential Apps for Google Drive | Media Education | Scoop.it
A big fan of Google's cloud-based storage system? Maybe you're getting some free space from your school?
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3 things every teacher should be doing with web 2.0 tools

3 things every teacher should be doing with web 2.0 tools | Media Education | Scoop.it

In the hands of educators, web 2.0 tools can become a powerful catalyst for changing the way students learn.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 4, 2014 5:03 PM

Changing the way students can learn - consumers and creators.

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How an interactive book, 'Alice,' is making $70K a week on iOS

How an interactive book, 'Alice,' is making $70K a week on iOS | Media Education | Scoop.it

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The Digital Rocking Chair's curator insight, October 5, 2014 9:33 PM


Tom Cheredar:  "With the growing number of digital distractions vying for the attention of your kids, reading books might seem far less appealing. Interactive books can bridge the gap, and some of them are having real success."

marc augier's comment, October 9, 2014 4:21 PM
For me this looks more like multimedia than transmedia. Still waiting for Alice in Wonderland with Google Glasses where I play Alice (or Alex...)
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VideoShow Pro – Video Editor v3.5.0 for Android

VideoShow Pro – Video Editor v3.5.0 for Android | Media Education | Scoop.it

VideoShow Pro – Video Editor v3.5.0 – VideoShow bring excellent video editing experience to you. With minumum operations, you can make awesome video with photos and videos. Best of all, it’s completely free video editor app, no ads! One video, various expressions. You can express yourself with vi... http://prohp.net/android/android-apps/media-video/videoshow-pro-video-editor-v3-5-0-android/


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Will give ithis video editor a go. Still haven't found The One for Android

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Digital storytelling workshop

How to tell a compelling story using visuals, narrative structure and compelling content in the digital age.

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Carlos Rodrigues Cadre's curator insight, October 2, 2014 8:29 AM

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