Tag Archives: The Daily Create

How will your students pay tribute to you?

With a new school year just beginning, I thought I should ask teachers this question. “At the end of this school year, how will your students pay tribute to their experiences in your classroom?” I recently had an opportunity to … Continue reading

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The amazing power of 140 characters

With the initial release of Twitter, I couldn’t see how this application could act as an effective way to communicate when each tweet was limited to only 140 characters. Those who have followed my writing over the past three decades … Continue reading

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Engaged Learning Is Authentic Learning

For me DS106 was an amazing learning experience. I enrolled in this free, online Digital Storytelling class, hosted at the University of Mary Washington, in the Spring of 2012. Jim Groom and Alan Levine (aka “cogdog”) were the instructors who … Continue reading

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DS106 – The weeks in review – Jan 1-27/2013

As Sunday midnight fast approaches (perhaps on the West Coast), I find myself documenting and, more importantly, reflecting on the various learning opportunities that I have been engaged in during the first few weeks of the DS106 Spring term for … Continue reading

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DS106 Tasks: You Snooze – You Lose!

I’m having fun learning how to create animated GIFs with frames extracted from digital video. In fact, with practice, and the support and feedback of my DS106 learning community, I think I am getting better! I created this animated GIF … Continue reading

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Are eight-letter words twice as offensive?

What does one do when time is a critical factor and one is challenged to accomplish two different tasks in two different environments? Well … some might get uptight and vent their frustration, by swearing, using profane, “four-letter words”. In … Continue reading

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‘DS106: Thanks for the Memories’ Video

My first DS106 video assignment is a “Digital Story Compilation” in which I was challenged to “Create a video compilation of some of your favorite things you’ve made in ds106”. I titled it “DS106: Thanks for the Memories” because while … Continue reading

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Ambient Audio – A rather “quiet” story

The first Daily Create task in Week 6 of the “Audio” section of my Digital Storytelling DS106 course, challenged us to: “Tell the story of a place in one ambient audio recording.“ In other words, I am to capture a … Continue reading

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DS106 – The week in review – Feb 14-20/2012

As the Sunday midnight chimes strike, I find myself once again documenting the various learning activities that I have been engaged in during this past week. Our focus for this week has been on “Design”. During the past seven days, … Continue reading

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DS106 – The week in review – Feb 6-12/2012

Wow … what a rush! Even though I am retired, I must have invested 30 hours or more this week learning, creating, and sharing as I progressed along my Digital Storytelling DS106 journey. I am “pumped” by the learning opportunities, … Continue reading

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