Animate! Two Centuries Of Animation From Pencil To Pixel at Dorset County Museum

Animate! Two Centuries Of Animation From Pencil To Pixel at Dorset County Museum

We're proud to announce that HUE Animation Studio is sponsoring a very special exhibition at Dorset County Museum! ANIMATE! Two Centuries Of Animation From Pencil To Pixel13 June - 19 October 2013 The museum has gathered some of the most influential names in the animation world, from Aardman Animations to ...
Choose your own Resolution: SAM Animation update

Choose your own Resolution: SAM Animation update

Hard to believe it's almost August! Before the school year gets going again (yikes!) we'll be launching new versions of SAM Animation with the usual bug fixes, and one new feature that we're super excited about. This feature will allow for exporting videos to the resolution of the streaming camera ...
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HUE is now on Vimeo!

HUE is now on Vimeo!

Fancy a change from YouTube? We've recently uploaded all of our stop motion videos to our Vimeo channel, giving fans a choice of where they can watch. Please let us know which you prefer! John Lewis Christmas Advert 2012 - The Journey - animated from Hue Animation on Vimeo ...
Register your myCreate iPad app before August!

Register your myCreate iPad app before August!

The summertime is always an opportunity for us to play 'catch-up' and we're doing just that in our development department! By the launch of the new 2013-14 school year we will have version 2.0 myCreate-iPad app out with an entirely new look and feel, with an option for a free ...
From the blogosphere: itslearning on how video enhances teaching

From the blogosphere: itslearning on how video enhances teaching

Today we'd like to draw attention to a slightly older article we came across from Norwegian pedagogy specialists itslearning. They've posted about how they use video from webcams and visualisers to open up new teaching techniques which would never have been possible in the past. What makes the itslearning blog post ...
LEGO StoryStarter comes to life with myCreate app

LEGO StoryStarter comes to life with myCreate app

"We're ready to do it again!" exclaimed Dotty Corbiere in the video testimony below upon reflecting the recent pilot with her 2nd graders who built their own 'circle stories' out of LEGO Education's StoryStarter product, and then shared these stories with our myCreate iPad app. LEGO StoryStarter with myCreate - ...
The history of stop motion animation

The history of stop motion animation

When you hear the name Thomas Alva Edison, what's the first thing that comes to your mind? A light bulb? A telegraph? Probably not stop motion animation. And yet, one of the earliest stop motion animations was produced by Thomas A. Edison. "The first place stop motion shows up is ...
[EN] Awards: Mom’s Choice Awards® Names SAM Animation Among Best In Family-Friendly Products

[EN] Awards: Mom’s Choice Awards® Names SAM Animation Among Best In Family-Friendly Products

In June our SAM Animation software received recognition by Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA), an international awards program that recognizes quality materials designed for children and families The panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, ...
Pickering Shares Advice for the Entrepreneur in Us All

Pickering Shares Advice for the Entrepreneur in Us All

This post was first shared on Forbes.com on 7/2/13. When I started iCreate to Educate, I read a lot of books on female entrepreneurs and started to recognize a consistent message – female entrepreneurs tend to have more self-doubt than our male counterparts. How was I, as a female entrepreneur, ...
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myCreate iPad app update and more to come through IDEAS site

myCreate iPad app update and more to come through IDEAS site

School’s almost out for the summer (or some lucky ones may already be out!), but things aren’t slowing down at iCreate. We just released an update on our myCreate iPad app (more details below), and will continue to release monthly updates. SAM is still a strong and steady product, guiding ...
How to make Red Bird, the new mascot for iCreate to Educate

How to make Red Bird, the new mascot for iCreate to Educate

One of the things we're excited about at iCreate is seeing where Red Bird shows up around the world - either just through travels, workshops, or better yet - in animations! To help our favorite creators make their own Red Bird, our team member and social media guru pulled together ...
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How Do You Unconference at the Highlander Institute Blended Learning Conference?

How Do You Unconference at the Highlander Institute Blended Learning Conference?

A couple of weeks back, I had the sincere pleasure of attending the Highlander Institute Blended Learning Conference. Sure, this truly was an amazing conference experience, run by some top-notch people (cough…Shawn C. Rubin…cough), and filled with like-minded people with an eye and a mind for edTech. It was also ...
Red Bird Wins as iCreate to Educate's new mascot!

Red Bird Wins as iCreate to Educate’s new mascot!

Take a minute to welcome the newest member of the iCreate to Educate team! Red Bird! Over the last week we have witnessed the greatest mascot election campaign that we can ever recall. Our three competitors all ran strong, happy, and informative campaigns, but in the end there could only ...
/ Animation, HUE Animation
"Real" books haven't gone away entirely, but that's not a bad thing!

“Real” books haven’t gone away entirely, but that’s not a bad thing!

In the midst of conference season we were lucky enough to attend our first International Reading Association (IRA) conference in San Antonio, Texas. What an amazing event, I do believe the extravagance flies just under the radar of ISTE, which we try to have some presence at every year. While ...
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A clear market need addressed by Whisperphone

A clear market need addressed by Whisperphone

We recently discovered the WhisperPhone - a physical tool to guide students through articulated reading – and I think one of the coolest aspects about this product is that teachers had already found a makeshift way of making the product before it even came out. As I’ve recently learned, students ...
FIO - Figure It Out with SAM Animation to create young problem solvers

FIO – Figure It Out with SAM Animation to create young problem solvers

Guest blog post by Richard Trombetta from the Acton Schools in Acton, MA. The recent edition of Harvard Business Review contained an article by Beth Comstock, Chief Marketing Officer at General Electric simply titled “Figure it Out.” The article focused on some of the key skills people need to have ...
New iCreate video launched to highlight increasing classroom traction

New iCreate video launched to highlight increasing classroom traction

We recently launched a new video to highlight our SAM Animation software and myCreate iPad app in the classroom. Check it out and share! iCreate to Educate bridges common core with 21st century skills ...
iCreate's Pickering reflects on her career path with Holmes Education Post

iCreate’s Pickering reflects on her career path with Holmes Education Post

iCreate teamed up with AlphaBEST at the AASA conference in LA, CA a couple of weeks ago, and founder Melissa Pickering was interviewed by the Holmes Education Post. Below is a snippet from the interview, and you can read the full interview here. What educational background and/or professional training are ...
/ Education, HUE Animation
iCreate founder Melissa Pickering reflects on whether commerce can change education

iCreate founder Melissa Pickering reflects on whether commerce can change education

At the first annual Learnlaunch conference in Boston, many of the attending entrepreneurs had an opportunity to share their thoughts on whether commerce can change education. I shared my thoughts around that question...re-emphasizing that education doesn't necessarily need to be changed entirely, we simply need to elevate a lot of ...
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Candy, myCreate iPad app and Neurons:  Animating Nerve Contractions

Candy, myCreate iPad app and Neurons: Animating Nerve Contractions

It's always so awesome to see teachers run with what we share in hands-on workshops and integrate our app into their classroom after just a quick hour intro to the tool. Last November we presented at the iPadSummit, which was just shortly after we released the myCreate iPad app. We ...