5 Hilarious High School “Music Videos”

Anything can happen when you give some teachers and their students jammin’ tunes and a camera. Check out some of our favorite funny high school “music videos.” 1. Teachers from Markham District High School in Markham, Ontario perform their own music video to Good Time by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepson.

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Comes to the Silver Screen

Get ready this Christmas for an adaptation of James Thurber’s short story “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” Although “adaptation” might be a stretch here… Of course, since very little actually happens in Thurber’s tale, it’s not totally surprising that a Hollywood film would stray far from the original. But it does look like the only…

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Watch the World’s Longest Book Domino Chain

Last month the public library of eNotes’ very own hometown, Seattle, broke the world record for the world’s longest book domino chain. Check it out! It took twenty-seven volunteers, seven hours, and five attempts in all, but on May 31st at approximately 11pm the Seattle Public Library successfully toppled 2,131 books, domino style. The awesome…

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At the Intersection of Poetry and Music

Four adaptations of poems set to music: some tender, some bizarre, all personal homages to poems and their masters. Enjoy! “I’m Nobody! Who Are You?” by Emily Dickinson Composed by Israeli singer-songwriter Efrat Ben Zur. I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there’s a pair of us — don’t tell! They’d banish…

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Social Media and the Classroom: How to Use Vine

Social media is already transforming classrooms. If you teach, there’s a good chance you’ve used Twitter, Facebook, and even Pinterest to draw your students’ attention to their work in exciting new ways. But now there’s a new app on the scene: Vine. Luckily the blog at OnlineUniversities.com was on hand to help us all become…

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