Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
Looking for images to use creatively? Want to modify or adapt an already constructed work? Creative Commons Search helps identify media that is available for a variety of uses. Make sure you know what your audience is, and you're one step closer to making sure everything you're working on is legal.
Although this will not be covered in class, I think you can easily engage with the words involved in this poetry. Not only is literature self-expressive, it's interconnectedly critical. Poets, like the ones listed on that website, and even the structures of your favorite rap songs allude to fundamental stories passed on through the literature we're reading in class. Perhaps unwittingly, artists utilize centuries old rhetoric to better connect and impact society. What examples of rhetorical devices can you find in this poem? How might this relate to the themes explored in Modern American literature? What else sticks out to you?
Language is all consuming, consisting all interests.
More often than not, this seems familiar to digital immigrants. As digital natives, we're more likely to quickly figure out how to use a new application or gadget. How can exploring a book be compared to exploring the internet or a new program? How can we improve our skills for both? Much of the electronic world is based off of the human capability for language. What does that mean for how and why we read what we read?
from the documentary "Under Great White Northern Lights"...
Jack White addresses binding creativity and a good work ethic to achieve amazing goals. Remember, practice makes perfect, especially in regards to writing and composition. Determination and persistence will always take you far in life.
Readability is a web and mobile app that zaps online clutter and saves web articles in a comfortable reading view.
I think what's most important about this app is the ability to save articles and share it between your devices in an eye-pleasing format. As you prepare for college, it's imperative to allocate information regarding your subjects, especially when you are preparing for research papers and assignments, as a habitual way of learning. Study and read minus webdesign and advertising distractions. Derive improved composition skills from everyday reading, using this effective tool to focus on content rather than the mostly superficial outlying designs.
This topic addresses finding interesting information and communities involved in literary society. Rather than reviewing only textual resources, we'll explore various ways to engage with our stories. As high school students, you're held responsible for a greater view of composition and rhetoric. Here are many resources to assist envisioning our expanding human thought and constructing effective arguments.
Vimeo is the home for high-quality videos and the people who love them.
For all of you wanting to create videos for your displays, Vimeo is a great option. The interface really sets videos to the forefront, and the community always has something interesting to share. Vimeo's high-def players better accompany the increasing resolutions obtained via smart phone cameras.
Here are a bunch of video tutorials and help subjects regarding Edmodo, what we will use to collaborate during group projects. You'll interact with your classmates electronically, corresponding for help or any questions. Study questions will be required to share on a regular basis.
I hope you’ll make mistakes. If you’re making mistakes, it means you’re out there doing something. And the mistakes in themselves can be useful. I once misspelled Caroline, in a letter, transposing the A and the O, and I thought, “Coraline looks like a real name…”
…the rules, the assumptions, the now-we’re supposed to’s of how you get your work seen, and what you do then, are breaking down. The gatekeepers are leaving their gates. You can be as creative as you need to be to get your work seen. YouTube and the web (and whatever comes after YouTube and the web) can give you more people watching than television ever did. The old rules are crumbling and nobody knows what the new rules are.