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STEM-related videos on Celebrate Oklahoma Voices


In advance of next week’s “Teaching Creativity and Innovation to Inventive Minds” workshop on the campus of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, it seems appropriate to share several videos on our Celebrate Oklahoma Voices (COV) learning community which are science-focused. These were created by teachers attending past COV workshops. Forensic Science by Anita Cosby (An…

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Storychasing in the Heart of Oklahoma Cherokee Country


Last week I had the privilege to lead a “Celebrate Oklahoma Voices” workshop for Storychasers at Kenwood School, which is located about an hour northeast of Tulsa, Oklahoma. 100 percent of the students attending Kenwood School are Cherokee. The school is small, with about 80 total students, and serves students in grades K-12. The teachers…

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Wilson Rawls: Author of Where the Red Fern Grows


Cross-posted by Wesley Fryer to “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” I’m spending several days this week in and near Tahlequah, Oklahoma, leading a Celebrate Oklahoma Voices digital storytelling workshop for Storychasers at Lowrey School. Lowrey is one of just five public school districts in Oklahoma implementing a 1:1 laptop initiative, and is located about…

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Oklahoma Bears, Tar Pits, Mountains, Girls Circles, and Marriages of 70+ years


This week Oklahoma educators participated in our 29th “Celebrate Oklahoma Voices” workshop since 2008, and created some fantastic digital stories about the history, geography, and people of our great state. Did you know Oklahoma is home to a growing black bear population and just had its first open hunting season for bears this year? Brad…

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Student Reporter interviews President Obama


Earlier this month student reporter Damon Weaver interviewed President Barack Obama, and the 10 minute interview was posted to YouTube: According to the school’s YouTube channel description: KEC TV is an award winning television news program that is broadcasted to the 500 students at KEC/Canal Point Elementary. The news program is completely produced by a…

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Digital Witness to the U.S. Presidential Inauguration


Rene Hall’s video, “A Day to Remember,” is one of my favorite digital storytelling examples to share with others about the potential and power of people becoming “digital witnesses.” Find more videos like this on Celebrate Oklahoma Voices! Renee personifies the concept of a “digital witness” in this video because she powerfully communicated with images…

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