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BiblioNasium: Where Kids Flex their Reading Muscles

When I started iCreate in 2010, you could probably count the edtech startups in the whole country on 2 hands. Now, over 3 years later, innovation and capital are flooding the education sector, and where I once prided myself on keeping a pulse on all things edtech, there's simply not ...
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Are You Serving Bite Size Information?

Learning happens in many different ways, speeds, and formats. That said one thing that I have been thinking on lately is the common elements that transcend most all forms of learning. The one overarching theme that I have found to be most consistent is that of breaking learning into parts, ...
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/ Education, HUE Animation

Dutch website Trendmatcher mentions HUE in its BETT visualiser coverage

We were delighted to see we had a mention from Willem Karssenberg of Dutch website Trendmatcher following the BETT show this year. His article covers his experiences at the show, including a visit to our stand and his impressions of the HUE camera. It’s great to see people thinking about ...
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The First LEGO League for Animation: Scinemation

One of the most impressive worldwide non-sports competitions for kids is the FIRST LEGO League. Impressive from both participation and standardization levels. It's our model for what we hope to build out as the first worldwide animation competition, which has been pioneered by Singapore for three straight years. Scinemation - ...
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HUE – informations en français (Information in French)

HUE - informations en français Bonjour à tous nos amis francophones! En général, nous publions des articles en anglais, mais pendant ces dernières semaines, nous avons remarqué une augmentation des visites sur notre site provenant de pays francophones, particulièrement France, et comme quelques personnes nous ont aussi demandé des informations ...
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Working Through the Block

Sometimes you get stuck. It’s true we have all been stuck at one time or another. Sometimes we are physically stuck, be it due to lack of transportation, weather, or that unfortunate time you got your hand stuck in the jar trying to get that last cashew (I know I’m ...
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/ Education, HUE Animation

Moshi Monsters: Moshi Movies

Drum roll please, we’re presenting to you the Moshi Monsters: Moshi Movies stop motion animated movie kit for Windows and Mac! Moshi Movies contains everything that you need to create your own monsteriffic stop motion animated movies. Included in the package is a fully-featured animation software, a HUE HD camera ...
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iMovie: How SAM Animation and myCreate are more than making movies

Apple's recent Q3 earnings report indicated a record adoption of iPads in education. There’s certainly something to be said by Apple’s path of taking over the world. As a small business it’s both a blessing and curse… on one side their ability to transform how we all interact and work ...
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/ Education, HUE Animation

London International Animation Festival

The 10th edition of London International Animation Festival starts today, October 25th, and will be on until November 3rd. Main screenings will be taking place at the Barbican. LIAF 2013 will open with the screening of Persistence of Vision and will be followed by 10 Comedy Animations. On Saturday 26th ...
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/ Animation, Events, HUE Animation, News, UK

Connected Educator Month: SAM goes to China!

Last week I had the opportunity to present and run a hands-on SAM Animation workshop at Yale with our partner Kaplan Early Learning. It was a timely event with October celebrated as Connected Educator Month, considering we were connecting through education technology across international waters! The event itself was the ...
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What do you want to be when you grow up?

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" It's a question we are all asked, at one point in time or another. And it seems that we are always way more certain about our future career paths the younger we are...why is that? Perhaps it goes back to ...
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/ Children, Education, HUE Animation

Animated films to watch on Halloween night

Halloween is just around the corner, so we compiled a list of animated movies packed with supernatural forces and monsters to watch on this spooky night when the undead wander around… FRANKENWEENIE (2012) After The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) and Corpse Bride (2005), this is another one of Tim Burton’s ...
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Learning Styles and The Art of Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks

In our everyday lives we have certain things that we know, we believe, and that guide us in how we operate. Be it an individual decision, a professional interaction, the way we learn, they way we accomplish a task, or simply doing something as basic as walking, we have a ...
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/ Education, HUE Animation

Why it’s Important to not only Accept BUT Embrace Trial and Error

As mentioned in a previous post, I tend to approach all things with the self-expectation for an A+ result. At 30 and running a company, I’ve realized this simply is an unnecessary – and impossible expectation. But, that doesn’t mean it’s any easier to embrace, particularly through the most recent ...
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Montreal Stop Motion Festival

The fifth edition of the Montreal Stop Motion Festival will be taking place from 18th to 20th October. It will open on Friday night with screening of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas as it is 20 years since the release of this musical stop motion movie. Earlier this year, ...
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/ Animation, Canada, HUE Animation, News

Win a free iPad mini by creating your own Red Bird

Red Bird is approaching her 6-month birthday, so we decided to celebrate by building up her community of creators around the world! By Thanksgiving we're looking to give away a free mini-iPad to a school or organization using myCreate and/or SAM Animation. How do you enter to win? It's simple! ...
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/ Competitions, HUE Animation

HUE contest – enter today, win tomorrow!

You can now win a HUE camera or a Hue Animation Studio! For your chance to win either of these prizes, go to this website: http://www.seomraranga.com/2013/10/hue-webcam-competition All you have to do to be entered into this competition is to come up with three words made of minimum four letters, using ...
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What I Learned at RIDE Technology Conference 2013

This past weekend I had the joy of attending the RIDE Technology Conference in Providence, RI. In addition to the amazing experience of being able to mingle with 750 like-minded educators, technology professionals, edTech entrepreneurs, and being able to present as part of the EdSurge edTech Start Up project; I ...
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/ Education, Events, HUE Animation, K12, USA

When is Coffee More Than Coffee? How do you get ready to Learn, Create, and Succeed

You have all heard a little bit about how my mornings start in past posts. For the purpose of this post, we are going to fast forward through the antics of my children, school drop off, personal hygiene, and daycare adventures, and get to what I like to consider that ...
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/ Education, HUE Animation

Gaming blog Jeuxvideo-world tests the HUE HD camera

Today’s featured review is from Jeuxvideo-world, a French website which specialises in high tech gadgets and gaming news. They’ve taken a look at our HUE HD Camera from the perspective of gamers who might want to use a webcam for recording Let’s Play (LP) videos. Even if you don’t plan ...
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