Education students coaching rural teachers via webcam (dailytarheel.com)
UNC School of Education doctoral students are giving back to hundreds of younger students in rural communities -- without ever leaving Chapel Hill.
Many students are serving as literacy coaches to partner with rural elementary teachers to help struggling students learn to read using webcams. Researchers and officials with the program, called Targeted Reading Intervention, said it has been both effective and saved the schools money.
The program targets teachers of students in kindergarten through second grade and has been implemented in Hertford, Wayne and Warren counties over the past three years. The teachers involved in the program received a laptop with a webcam, said Lynne Vernon-Feagans, a professor in the School of Education. more... 9/24/2013
Moving time-lapse vid of One World Trade Center construction (news.cnet.com)
A new time-lapse video, made by EarthCam in commemoration of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, shows the nine-year construction of the 1,776-foot One World Trade Center in New York.
EarthCam's network of high-definition cameras captured the incredible footage over the course of October 2004 to September 2013. According to an EarthCam statement, the company hand-edited hundreds of thousands of images that together reveal the striking assembly of the 104-story skyscraper, formerly known as the Freedom Tower. more... 9/12/2013
This World Trade Center Video is the Most Inspiring Thing You'll See All Month (policymic.com)
One World Trade Center at ground zero has grown to be a soaring tower 1,776 feet above Manhattan, backed by $3.8 billion in funding to rebuild the tragic site of the 2001 attack. The 72-story 4 World Trade Center is slated to open in two months, and a planned National September 11 Memorial Museum is expected to welcome its first visitors next year.
Watch this EarthCam video capture the progression of the tower's construction since October 2004 to present day. more... 9/11/2013
Commemorative 9/11 Time-Lapse Movie Shows Transformation of Memorial Site (akewood-jblm.patch.com)
To honor the events of September 11, Earthcam has shared a commemorative time-lapse of Ground Zero in New York City. This special movie highlights progress at the site, including the rise of One World Trade Center, from October 2004 to September 2013. You can watch the time-lapse at www.youtube.com/earthcam. more... 9/11/2013
Ground Zero Time Lapse Taken By EarthCam Captures One World Trade Progress (VIDEO) (huffingtonpost.com)
A new time-lapse video, released to commemorate the twelfth anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, shows the transformation of Ground Zero into the 9/11 Memorial and One World Trade Center.
The EarthCam video begins in October 2004 and ends in September 2013. more... 9/11/2013
EarthCam Premieres New World Trade Center Time-Lapse Movie to Commemorate September 11th Anniversary (www.digitaljournal.com)
Today, Americans across the country are pausing to reflect and honor all those lost on September 11, 2001. EarthCam is remembering the events of that day by sharing a special commemorative time-lapse movie. The video highlights the rebirth and continuous progress of American ingenuity at the World Trade Center site. more... 9/11/2013
WATCH: San Francisco's Bay Bridge rebuilt in 4 time-lapse minutes (theweek.com)
At 10:15 Monday night, the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic, about seven hours ahead of schedule and $5 billion over budget. The $6.4 billion, self-anchored, single-tower suspension span replaces the earthquake-vulnerable eastern span that partially collapsed in the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, as the San Francisco Giants were playing the Oakland A's in the World Series. more... 9/4/2013
EarthCam Expands Professional Webcam Technology, Software and Construction Photography Services (consumerelectronicsnet.com)
In the spirit of continuous innovation and to mark its 17 years of success in the industry, EarthCam.net the construction camera technology experts is launching an updated and enhanced version of its Control Center 7 Software. A key feature of the Control Center upgrade to version 7.11 is the new tools for interior, exterior and foundation imaging, providing construction professionals with an indisputable record of pre-existing and as-built conditions. more... 9/3/2013
For Andy Warhol's Birthday, Museum Streams Video Of His Grave (kccu.org)
Today is Andy Warhol's birthday, marking 85 years since the artist was born. To honor the icon of pop art, the Andy Warhol Museum, located in his hometown of Pittsburgh, is streaming video from his gravesite. more... 9/3/2013