Pervasive Entertainment Transmedia storytelling offers opportunities for varying degrees participation and the blurring of fictional and real worlds. “Pervasive games” for example are those, like the ARG, that expand a fictional world into real physical spaces and take place at any and all times of day or night. These dimensions of transmedia have been examined before in the context of virtual worlds. At the 2002 Game Developers Conference, Raph Koster and Rich Vogel described a “storytelling cube” with the following three axes: Control: How much freedom does the audience have to create their own experience and how much control will you have as the author?
Shadow Puppet App for iPhone & iPad Image Search Expands Video Making Possibilities Built-in image search makes it easy to create videos, even when you don’t have the right images on your device. Find the perfect images to include in history reports, science concept explanations, and more. Access image search from the photo selection screen. Educational Image Search Sources: You can search these image catalogs and select images to include in your videos just as if they were in your camera roll.
Postcards from Everywhere Do you consider yourself a postcard collector? If you think you’re serious about collecting postcards, think again! Introducing… Mary L. iPads in the Classroom The introduction of the iPad, with its easy to manipulate touch screen technology, has allowed even very young children to take advantage of a computer. Its portable format and fast load-up time has made it possible for them to be used easily in the classroom. The iPad in the classroom brings education to life. Children have endless access to valuable information such as a dictionary and thesaurus, which previously were only available in printed format. Interactive technology makes learning more engaging and memorable. Expert Tips for Creating Killer Presentations With Haiku Deck We know visual is viral, which is why SlideShare has partnered with Haiku Deck to enable you to create and share standout visual content right from SlideShare. Now how do you best leverage this new tool so that your presentations are truly stunning and take off? As Haiku Deck’s Chief Inspiration Officer, I have created hundreds of pieces of Haiku Deck content over the past couple of years – everything from press releases, research summaries, and board updates to informative lessons and visual guides. Here are a few of my top tips to help you become a Haiku Deck pro on SlideShare. 1.
Write On Plastic Pocket Charts Check out this cool idea a reader submitted. It’s simple, but genius! If you use a pocket chart to hold vocabulary words, you can diagram them right on the pocket! Use an overhead marker or a whiteboard marker to diagram words onto the clear front pocket of the chart! This way, you can leave it up for the week while you’re focusing on a specific principle, and you don’t have to write on the word strip.