1+1=3, An Interview with Ken Burns

I became familiar with Ken Burns Effects while learning how to use iMovie, although I now realize I had seen this effect in PhotoStory and Movie Maker. The Ken Burns Effect is when the software allows the movie editor to Continue reading 1+1=3, An Interview with Ken Burns

Looking for Student Technology Products

Burglar Sneaking

Don’t let these deadlines sneak up on you! It’s now time to let our students know the categories in which they can compete to be recognized, encourage their participation, share the judging rubrics and submit their products to your STLP Continue reading Looking for Student Technology Products

KET Encyclomedia: Time to Revisit an Old Friend!

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Ah…the evolution of video. I vividly remember watching old home videos my father filmed back in the 70’s with a Bell & Howell 8mm camera. The short, silent videos are grainy, poorly filmed (sorry, Dad), and typically show a wide Continue reading KET Encyclomedia: Time to Revisit an Old Friend!

Arlington Students Visit Production Studio

Arlington Elementary students in the Production Studio at the Russell Cave Branch of the Public Library.

Fourth and fifth grade students from Arlington Elementary visited the Production Studio at the Northside Branch of the Lexington Public Library on Russell Cave Road. They received hands-on instruction on how to use the library’s green screen, tripods, and studio lighting.   Continue reading Arlington Students Visit Production Studio

Bullying – Students Helping Students

Words are Tattoos

“5 Seconds” is a 60-second video about bullying that you’ll want to watch and you may find it helpful in opening a discussion with your students about how to help a student who is being bullied. This first place STEM Continue reading Bullying – Students Helping Students

Two Media Tools: VLC, Format Factory

       In a break from my usual ramblings, I’m reviewing two media tools you might not know about. VLC        As many of you know, I’m a fan of open source tools, VLC is a project of VideoLan, a French-based Continue reading Two Media Tools: VLC, Format Factory