The Learning Renaissance

A Subject Close to My Heart – Empowering Students Through Multimedia Projects

As someone who in the past has trained reluctant teachers in the use of simple multimedia to develop learning efficacy, I find this a compelling read. Currently I am working on a project supporting adults with learning disabilities to compile their ideas using images, text, narration and soundtracks. We use the simple and free Photo Story 3 as our  tool of choice (available free from the Microsoft site as a download)…

By telling their stories through multimedia, students develop skills in critical thinking, writing, research, and collaboration, as well as owning their learning and effecting change.

Read the full blog post by Michael Hernandez here: Empowering Students Through Multimedia Storytelling | Edutopia


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Dazed and confused much of the time but convinced we can, as a species, do much better than this if we set our minds to being much more positive and productive towards our fellow humans.

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