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2016 Political Election Set

It feels like the whole world has their eyes on the US 2016 presidential elections. People take sides, make bets, discuss and argue who the next US president is going to be. If you have been following the news (or even just browsed the Internet recently), you probably know that these elections are among the most controversial ones in history. With less than four months until the Big Day, the debates are only heating up more every minute.

Click on almost any website these days, and you’re likely to see a hero banner. No, this doesn’t mean images of capes and hammers and a collection of super cool gadgets, but the idea is kind of the same. The hero banner is one of the first things that visitors see on your website, and when done well, it’s intriguing enough to keep them on the site and get them to do something — or better yet, buy something.

When you are creating an animated video for your business, one of the most important steps in the process is the storyboard. A rough representation of how your video will play out, shot by shot, a storyboard not only helps you plan for the production of the video, but it can save you time and money in the long run by giving you the chance to work through potential problems before you create the final product.

Raise your hand if you grew up visiting the “computer lab” at school. Chances are, if you are in your mid-20s or older, you probably learned “technology” at school in a dedicated classroom with a teacher who specialized in computers — and by technology, you learned how to perform basic functions (i.e., word processing) and maybe play a few educational games.

So I see you’ve come a long way since scripting your precious explainer video. Well done! You’re approaching the halfway point and it’s time to consider all of the graphics, icons, logos, text styles, fonts and visual style elements you wish to incorporate. During your beginning scriptwriting phase, you should have pooled a decent amount of reference to kickstart the process, so pin up all of your favorite browser tabs and get to it!

Hey there! Ever wonder how the seasoned pro’s over at Pixar and Dreamworks create such brilliant and beautiful moving works of art? Believe me, I always wanted to sample a little of the secret animator sauce they marinade their meals in. But, it might shock you to know it’s really all about the basics… and sticking to them. You don’t have to be Eadweard Muybridge to achieve a sense of realism. Allow me to reveal those basics with you, now.

What is the flipped classroom

According to the U.S. Department of Education, approximately 7,000 students drop out of high school each day, totalling in 1.2 million annually. That is a staggering number: 25% of freshmen who walk into a classroom on their first day of school will not graduate with their classmates. One of the reasons why students quit school is that the traditional one-size-fits-all model does not seem to work: it often results in limited student engagement and general lack of interest for school. Is there anything we can do about it?

Teaching or learning in a STEM-centric environment? Psst… you forgot the A for Arts!

That’s right – in a new era of all things science, technology, math and engineering, we need not look past art and design as the broad-spectrum stitching that binds the others together. After all, the cultivators of STEM education over at Sesame Street have already pivoted to tackle this all-too-important topic of integrating art into their shows!