At E.U. summit, farewell tributes flow for Merkel. Even Obama joined by video.

Reading Time: < 1 minute But Merkel’s critics have, at times, faulted her for her incremental approach, saying she has delayed decisions at the E.U. level in an effort to preserve consensus and avoid infighting. That cautious approach, some say, allowed for the erosion of democratic norms in Poland, Hungary and elsewhere. #summit #farewell #tributes #flow #Merkel #Obama #joined #video

A Video Project for the Week – Halloween Safety

Reading Time: 2 minutes Halloween is just seven days away. Ten days ago I shared my updated list of Halloween-themed activities and resources. In that list I included playing a Halloween safety review game from Kahoot. Keeping with the idea of Halloween safety, consider having students create a short video about trick o’ treat safety.  There are a lot … Read more

The Size Comparison of Fictional Sea Monsters Showcased in Animated Video — GeekTyrant

Reading Time: < 1 minute Here’s a fun and interesting animated video created by Alvaro Gracia Montoya of MetaBallStudios that showcases the size comparisons of fictional sea monsters that have been created over the years in books, films, TV shows, and video games. I never really think about this kind of stuff until I see it, and this is pretty cool! #Size #Comparison … Read more

An Easy Way to Make an Animated Video in Canva

Reading Time: 3 minutes Last week Canva launched a new online video editing studio. I gave it a try last week and recorded a short overview of the basics of how it works. Yesterday, I spent more time diving into all of the features within Canva’s video editor and found some gems. One of those gems is the ability … Read more

How to Record an Instructional Video in Wakelet

Reading Time: 3 minutes Wakelet is an excellent tool for creating collections of bookmarks, notes, and files to share with your students. It has has a built-in video creation tool in the form of a Flipgrid integration. That integration allows you to create videos with your webcam, by recording your screen, by recording on a virtual whiteboard, or a … Read more

Healthy Baked Banana Chips Recipe (VIDEO) – A Spicy Perspective

Reading Time: 11 minutes Healthy Baked Banana Chips Recipe – These simple 2-ingredient chips make marvelous snacks packed with fiber, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and iron! Nutritious Snack Time Looking for more nutritious options to make for your family or friends? Today we add Healthy Baked Banana Chips to our repertoire of healthy baked snack recipes. We all know “fresh … Read more

Funny Fan Video Features Austin Powers in MASS EFFECT — GeekTyrant

Reading Time: < 1 minute For those of you looking for a little laugh, here’s an amusing fan video that puts Mike Myers’ classic secret agent character Austin Powers running around in the world of Mass Effect after spending two hundred twenty years in a cryogenic state. The video was created by YouTube user eli_handle_b․wav and you can enjoy it … Read more

Russia Puts Whistleblower, Who Leaked Prison Rape Video, On Wanted List

Reading Time: 5 minutes Sergei Savelyev said Russian authorities are trying “to shut my mouth”. (Representational) Moscow: Russia on Saturday placed a former prison inmate who leaked harrowing videos of rape and torture inside a Russian prison on a wanted list. A notice on the interior ministry’s website said Sergei Savelyev — a Belarus national who is seeking asylum … Read more

Video reveals what it was like inside BioWare during the Mass Effect 3 ending controversy

Reading Time: 4 minutes Crunch, harassment and death threats. A new video has shed light on what it was like inside BioWare during the Mass Effect 3 ending controversy. The video below, from People Make Games, includes a raft of interviews with former BioWare developers who discuss the events leading up to the release of Mass Effect 3 in March … Read more

Google Adds More Audio and Video Controls to Google Meet

Reading Time: 3 minutes This week Google announced a new feature that will be welcomed by any teacher who regularly uses Google Meet to host online classes. That feature is the ability to selectively mute participant audio and video. For quite a while you’ve been able to mute all participants and turn off their webcams. The new feature prevents … Read more