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Teacher Spotlight: I do, We do, HUE do by Keke Powell

We love to feature fantastic teachers all around the world using HUE cameras to improve their teaching. If you would like to feature in our teacher spotlight, please contact our team! Aloha, My name is Keke Powell and I am currently a 2nd grade teacher in Boerne, Texas. I recently relocated ...
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2021 Creative Play Award wins for HUE Animation Studio

The winners of the Creative Play Awards 2021 have been revealed and we are delighted to announce that HUE Animation Studio has been judged the Winner in the Teaching Resources 8-11yrs category, as well as the Highly Commended runner up in the Electronic & Multimedia 8-11yrs category! The Creative Play ...
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Stop motion techniques for beginners

Stop motion is one of the most immediate and accessible types of animation that children can learn. There is no need to be a skilled illustrator or computer whiz kid to bring ideas and stories to life; all that is required is a pinch of imagination, a touch of creativity ...
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Using visualisers to reduce carbon footprint and save money

Guest post written by John Dabell. John trained as a primary school teacher 25 years ago, starting his career in London and then teaching in a range of schools in the Midlands. In between teaching jobs, he has worked as an Ofsted inspector, national in-service provider, project manager, writer and ...
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HUE HD Pro Earns STEM.org Approval

We are delighted to announce that the HUE HD Pro document camera has joined HUE Animation Studio in being approved as an official STEM.org™ Authenticated Educational Product! STEM.org is the “Longest continually-operating, privately-held STEM education research and credentialing organization in America. Since 2001, its leadership has assisted with key initiatives ...
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Digital storytelling and HUE Animation

Written by Ruth Barrett. Ruth studied traditional animation at Southampton Solent University and is our resident animator at HUE. She has a wealth of experience in creating stop motion animated music videos and commercials, and she has also worked with children in schools and at private workshops. Are you interested ...
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Happy Halloween 2021!

Halloween is here again, and we are so excited we could scream! Spooky season is one of our favorite holidays and over the years we have been building a fa-boo-lous library of animation resources, videos and activity ideas guaranteed to get you into the festive spirit! 👻  Free animation resources ...
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Foley: the art and craft of sound effects!

Foley, named after its originator Jack Foley, is the technique of making sound effects for movies by banging, scraping, tapping, shaking, brushing and rustling different materials and objects. In filmmaking, it is not always possible to record sounds as they happen so in those situations they have to be created ...
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HUE Animation Studio is a finalist in the 2021 GESS Awards!

Today we are thrilled to announce that HUE Animation Studio has been selected as a 2021 GESS Education Awards finalist in the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Resource category. Now in its 8th year, the GESS Education Awards “highlight and reward the quality and diversity of educational products, resources, services and ...
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Teaching yoga online with my HUE HD Pro by Helena Kaill

Helena Kaill started her yoga journey on a beach in Goa, back in 2014. She subsequently travelled to Bali to continue her training where she learnt to “teach from her heart and connect with her students on a much deeper level working with the balance of soul and body, yin ...
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Making the most of my HUE HD Pro, by Vivienne Gittoes

Hi everyone, my name is Vivienne Gittoes. I am a primary school teacher and introduced the HUE HD Pro into my teaching toolkit in February 2021 and have not looked back! I have been teaching in North Solihull, in the United Kingdom for twenty years. I lead Year 1, Religious ...
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HUE Animation Studio wins a Junior Design Award!

AT LAST! The winners of the Junior Design Awards 2021 have been revealed and we are delighted to announce that HUE Animation Studio scooped the Silver Award in the Best Toy Design 6+ Years category!  Hosted by the British family lifestyle magazine, Junior, the Junior Design Awards (JDAs) are considered ...
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Learning through play with HUE Animation Studio

HUE Animation Studio contains everything that a budding animator needs to take their first creative steps into the world of animation and time-lapse. The kit includes the HUE HD camera, fully-featured HUE Animation software and the HUE Book of Animation with step-by-step instructions for creating 20 hilarious stop motion videos ...
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A day in the life of a HUE HD teacher, by Nick Dempster

Written by Nick Dempster, Teacher and computing lead, Southport UK. Follow Nick on Twitter @ICT_with_MrD. Background - what now seems like a lifetime ago, I remember being on placement in a year 4 class during my second year at university. The class teacher had a scanner connected to their computer, ...
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One person’s trash is another person’s HUE Animation movie

If you gave your kids a cardboard box, egg cartons, paper towel rolls, construction paper, and some popsicle sticks, what would they make? In all likelihood a static-yet-elaborate structure vaguely resembling a castle. Unfortunately, this was probably carefully constructed on the kitchen table, so the moment dinner comes around the ...
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HUE Animation Studio wins Tech & Learning 2021 Award of Excellence

Tech & Learning's new Awards of Excellence program, The Best Tools for Back to School, seeks to help teachers find "the most impressive products and solutions that will support their work in any learning environment". “As we head into another uncertain year in education, technology will continue to be one ...
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HUE HD Pro wins Tech & Learning 2021 Award

We are delighted to announce that the HUE HD Pro document camera has won a highly-prized 2021 Tech & Learning Award in the Secondary Education category!  Tech & Learning's new Awards of Excellence program, The Best Tools for Back to School, seeks to help teachers find “the most impressive products ...
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How visualisers support improved literacy skills

Guest post written by John Dabell. John trained as a primary school teacher 25 years ago, starting his career in London and then teaching in a range of schools in the Midlands. In between teaching jobs, he has worked as an Ofsted inspector, national in-service provider, project manager, writer and ...
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10 ways to bring science alive with your HUE visualiser

John Dabell trained as a primary school teacher 25 years ago, starting his career in London and then teaching in a range of schools in the Midlands. In between teaching jobs, he has worked as an Ofsted inspector, national in-service provider, project manager, writer and editor. You can follow him ...
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HUE is shortlisted for awards by Teach Primary and Teach Secondary

Today we are delighted to announce that HUE Animation Studio and the HUE HD Pro have both been shortlisted as finalists in the 2021 Teach Awards! Run by The Teach Co, The Teach Awards highlight the very best resources for secondary, primary and early years teaching and learning, and provide ...
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