Inspiration

Interactive Story Telling

The craftiness of educators blows my mind sometimes. I mean, really, y’all are amazing.  In this post I’d like to highlight some of the super crafty action from the folks over at Davyhulme Primary School who have been creating some…

Making Sense Of DNA and RNA

This comic is a stellar example of what can be done in Comic Life 3. Big thanks to  @PeteHSL for sharing! Follow the dramatic environment that lives within the cell. If I hadn’t read this the first time while laying on my…

Fifteen Seconds of Drama

This one’s short and sweet! Chipper video about Comic Life for iOS by thejoyfueledteacher “Comic Life allow students to apply/demonstrate their understanding of content through visuals and text. It is great for expanding on visual literacy. In this video students…

Arts Award

Hello All! We have some great news to share. This July Comic Life is helping sponsor the Arts Award Conference in Yorkshire, England! Wondering what Arts Award is? Here’s a little information on the program from one of their program…

Biking For A Cause

Please allow me to introduce you to Frederick. Frederick Sarran is a student for a Master in Autism, a cyclist, a tech enthusiast, and he has a plan to wrap all of those things into one fundraising effort. Frederick works with…

Grandpa Grumpy

If there were awards for Best Grandpa Ever and a category for Tech Savvy it would have to go to Jay. He know’s his way around a computer, casually telling me, “I programmed my first computer in 1961 and find…

Global Collaboration

I love to see educators embracing available technology with creative projects. We’ve seen some incredible ideas coming from @PEGeeks, in particular a post by Jon Tait about a recent transatlantic effort. The students of Merton School, Wisconsin and Woodham Academy,…

How-To Aurasma Comic

Fresh from the A Matter of Literacy blog, I give you an Aurasma Comic Tutorial! Aurasma is another tool for bringing augmented reality into your world. Not only is the tutorial below handy, it’s also a great use of Comic…

The Hunger Game

PGDE students create a game called “You Are What You Eat” during Mayhoon Ed Tech Showcase. In the game students put two characters head to head, pitting exercise and food intake against each other. From the Gamify Your Teaching Workshop…

Augmented Reality In Comics

Now this… This is cool. Students are able to create worlds where dragons fly out of school walls?! Thanks to the advances in technology (and general awesomeness of the educational tools out there) classrooms can now be transformed into the…

Travel by Scooter

Have you ever seen those people zipping about Europe on a scooter, a scarf tossed over their shoulder, and wearing a big smile? We found one in real life! Well, almost. He’s not actually wearing a scarf… Our friend Andres…