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Giving Big Hope with Small Hope during Genius Hour

For a few months, I have been promoting the Kickstarter for my next book, Small Hope using various videos, puppet/greenscreen shows, posters, ect. Just last week, I had a few of my 4th and 5th graders during Genius Hour starting to feel frustrated with some of their creations. 529 more words

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Motivating Readers for Student Books with Augmented Reality

A good friend of mine is working on his dissertation on motivating the unmotivated readers when it comes to libraries. Withs several of my students doing their own books for Genius Hour, I came up with a great way to turn their books into movie trailers using Explain Everything and iMovie to create almost Hollywood movie trailers that appear when a device is held over the movie poster created for the book using Aurasma. 14 more words

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Small Hope Teaser Trailer 2

The second teaser trailer for my upcoming book, Small Hope. Done in a classic sci-fi movie teaser trailer on the suggestion of my niece. Enjoy.

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Small Hope iMovie Trailer

As I prepare for my second book. I put together this iMovie trailer using pages and cropping tools in Photoshop express.

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The never ending Dreams

Hello Everyone,

Hard to believe that in a couple of days, the New Year will be here and I’m happy to say that my book, My Life as a Comic Book Reader is now complete. 420 more words

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Small Hope Teaser Trailer Creation across multiple Devices


Next semester, we are teaching our students how to create a project or lesson across multiple devices. Here is an App Smash/Tech Smash using Keynote on Mac, Camera App music file from PC and finishing up in iMovie on iPad to deliver a the final project. 26 more words

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