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Super-Awesome Sylvia's Arduino heartbeat pendant

Super-Awesome Sylvia's Arduino heartbeat pendant

02/13/2015

Topics: Makerspaces, STEM & STEAM, Video

Super-Awesome Sylvia started making and tinkering when she was 7, and like a lot of kids, she loves to try new things. One year after visiting a nearby Maker Faire, she and her dad were inspired to create a web show about making.

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Documenting science with music videos

Documenting science with music videos

01/30/2015

Topics: Digital storytelling, Video

It’s generally a problem when students are dancing in a creek during science class. But not for middle school science teacher Brian Ravizza. He encouraged his students to sing and dance as part of a lesson where students created a music video to document their understanding of arthropods.…

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Creating meaningful learning experiences through video

Creating meaningful learning experiences through video

01/28/2015

Topics: Digital storytelling, Standards, Video

In today's digital world, one of the greatest powers we have is the ability to tell our stories — and share them with the world.

Teaching students how to tap into that power not only makes learning more meaningful, but it positions them to take their place in a digital society.

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