Matt on January 20, 2014

Last summer, I spent 10 days in Nicaragua.  I took some time to experiment with a Cannon EOS T3i camera.  I had just one lens 18-55mm, and boy I could have used a telephoto!  The howler monkeys were so far away.  On a walk around Lake Apoyo, I found these colorful insects eating a dropped […]

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Matt on July 28, 2012

Below is a digital story I created called “Learning to Listen.”  On the surface, I decided to tell it because I could use it as an example of the kind of story that my future students would create. But personally, I decided on this story because the moment, when my colleague John gave me the compliment “Your […]

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A few faculty were trying to decide a way to share a number of locations on a map with students.  I investigated Google Maps and found a way to create custom maps.  Here is the example I created, you can go to my map Where I’ve Lived to see the places I’ve pinned, or interact […]

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Matt on June 29, 2011

  Over a 9-week period I participated in a storytelling workshop. The culminating experience on the 9th week was a live performance. I stood in front of about 30 people to tell a 10 minute story I wrote and developed in the weeks prior. I loved making people laugh. I love d the energy of […]

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Matt on April 9, 2009

If you’re an educator, you can get a free account with Animoto.  Their software processes your pictures with fancy transitions, adds music, and then share (download .mov, YouTube, embed, email, etc.).  Here’s an example:

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Matt on April 9, 2009

Issuu is a Web 2.0 tool for publishing and sharing magazine type media.  Click the thumbnail below to see:

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