Power of a Film Quote

I wasn’t intending to blog on this topic, but a rousing Twitter chat (#caedchat moderated by @davidtedu) broke out on a Sunday evening and wow . . . Movies.  Film.   We’ve talked about trailers and condensing story and using those powerful elements Continue reading Power of a Film Quote

Evolving Education: Cornell Got Afrika; Why Can’t We?

Cornell University is awesome. I’ve never been there, though I think I know someone who spent a semester there, maybe.  Come to think of it, I think my uncle went there on a gymnastics scholarship in the 1960s. Bah, that’s Continue reading Evolving Education: Cornell Got Afrika; Why Can’t We?

Two Short Films to Get Students Thinking

I had an epiphany this past spring: in the classroom, short films are just as good as full-length features if not better. This was a big deal for a guy who traffics in yearly showings of Say Anything, Juno, Benny & Joon, Citizen Kane, To Continue reading Two Short Films to Get Students Thinking