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InstaStory-Telling

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It was in August last year that Instagram introduced InstaStories - pictures or short videos  to which users can add stickers, emojis, drawings, filters and what not. InstaStories do not appear in our Feed, but on our profile and in the row on the top of our followers' feed. Our followers can see our InstaStory if they tap on the colorful ring around our profile picture. Most interestingly, Instastories disappear after 24 hours - which is strikingly similar to Snapchat and for which Instagram gives credit to Snapchat. With many new features added to InstaStories on a weekly basis, it has  now become more popular than Snapchat with more than 200 million users per day.

We can save InstaStories and prevent them from disappearing forever. Our followers can post comments to each InstaStory and we can reply to their comments.

I discovered them only recently and immediately fell in love with them. Not only that, but I think InstaStories have huge potential in the classroom. Our students…

FCL Summer Academy

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From July 3 - 7, Bart and I designed and led a new course in the Future Classroom Lab in Brussels. The course FCL Summer Academy focused on the enhancement of creativity and innovation in the classroom. There were 34 participants, teachers from 9 European countries.

We have just received course evaluation results and we are delighted and proud of the fantastic feedback given on the course and our expertise by the participants.

Read more about our FCL Summer Academy on our  course blog: Enhancing creativity and innovation in my classroom and on the FCL website: A week full of creativity, innovation and joy of learning.


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