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10 tips to encourage quality student filmmaking in the classroom

Did you know that filmmaking helps to develop higher order thinking skills? Check out Niko Theodosakis’s The Director in the Classroom: How Filmmaking Inspires Learning, and explore how making movies fosters important skills like visioning, research, problem solving, logic, planning and analyzing. With apps like iMovie, making quality films in the classroom is easier than… Continue reading 10 tips to encourage quality student filmmaking in the classroom

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2 reasons Friday the 13th Part 2 got me thinking about engagement and Google Apps

I am an unabashed lover of horror films. So when my wife was asleep at 10:30 and I was rather bored, I fired up my HBO GO and, lo behold, Friday the 13th Part 2 was queued up. Why hello there, Jason Voorhees and Camp Crystal Lake madness! However, about 20 minutes in, I was… Continue reading 2 reasons Friday the 13th Part 2 got me thinking about engagement and Google Apps