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150 Word Sample

March 3, 2014

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150 Word Sample

I’m curious what 150 words actually looks like on a page. I’m requiring my video production students to write a blog post each week for their 20 time projects. These blog posts need to have a least 150 words and an image that they have permission to use. When I first introduced this to the […]

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Just turn the controller around

January 28, 2014

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Just turn the controller around

I took my 6 year old to the dentist last week.  As soon as he walked in the waiting room, I could tell that he was far more excited than he should be at the dentist – no offense to dentists.  His eyes got wide and he marched directly across the room to a video […]

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Put your cell phones away

January 10, 2014

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I love showing this video on my first day with new students.  I include it as part of my explanation of classroom procedures by saying something like this: I expect that when you are in this class, you will have your cell phone completely put away so that it’s not a distraction to you.  If […]

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A student showed me Quizlet

August 21, 2013

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A student showed me Quizlet

In the intro to technology class that I teach, students are introduced to a slew of new vocabulary.  Over the course of a 9 week quarter, students learn 200 tech-related vocab terms.  They take a quiz on a subsection of these terms each week and their final at the end of the course includes all […]

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Raley Field Promo – Student Video Contest

May 8, 2013

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Some of my video production students had the chance to head to Raley Field (home of the minor league River Cats) a few weeks ago and have a behind the scenes look at the ball club.  This was part of a video contest put on by a local youth video organization.  Students groups could pick […]

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