Thursday, August 28, 2014


It's almost the weekend.  It's time to go out and be creative with your cameras.  Instagram, the photo sharing site, has a new feature called Hyperlapse.  Hyperlapse is a good tool to look at how time and place interact in an interesting way.   Here's a short video (0:27) from Instagram.  Enjoy your weekend!

Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Do you know what an avatar is?

An avatar is an icon or figure representing a particular person in computer games, Internet forums, etc.  Middle School technology students made their own avatars and they are on display in front of m403 bulletin boards.

Come on by and take a look.

If you would like to make your own avatar you can logon to the Internet and click on the link below:

Bitstrips Website.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Beginner Photography Tip: How to hold a camera

It's a new school year and many of you have a passion for photography.  One of the first things you want to learn about is how to hold your camera.

I've found this short video (7:02) on the subject by Karl Taylor.
Now, go out and take some photos.  Good luck and have fun!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

What is a Blog?

Welcome back! It's so great to see all the students and teachers back at RIS. Everyone I've talked to had a nice exciting or restful break. However, we all agreed it was nice to be back with friends and colleagues. Today, I'm posting a short video "What is a Blog? I hope you enjoy the video.