"I am thinking that copyright law allows you to use 30 seconds of a song (the length of a good book trailer. Let me check into this. . .It would seem that it is user intent. . .we often get around it by using the "parody" rule. . .Barry may…"
"I used Movie Maker for an end of the year project this year. The 6th graders did a good job, but my hesitation on putting their videos on the web is that they used background music that came from their favorite artists on thier ipods. I'm not…"
"He is using the Movie Maker software available on Mac. . .I don't know what it is, but the Mac just makes these really slick products. It is part of what this kid does and is. . .hard to replicate, but doable in that it does ask the student to…"
"Thank you. It looks like a really cool place here. I have spent a good deal of time reading around this morning, and there are so many who share my ideas and philosophy on teaching reading and writing. I am currently working on bring my technology…"
"I went to New York last week and will be heading to SanDiego the end of this week. So I celebrate by starting off with a some type of vacation to really get me out of school mode. Most of the time I sit by the neighborhood pool while my children…"
"I just finished The Dead and the Gone and Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms. I am currently in the middle of Everlost.
Dead and Gone was interesting to me because I was reading it on the plane to New York which is…"
"Our last unit of study for the year incorporated historical fiction, research and informative writing. Because I love technology, I took it a step further and had students created videos/psa's with a human rights theme. The last two days in my…"
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