Lets be honest. This sucked. It confirmed all my apprehensions about wasting time on screens with little benefit. In fact, I have spent 2 hours so far and not achieved anything. I can’t even get other people’s vines to work, can’t even watch them, so how am I going to possibly make my own? Well now I have downloaded the instagram and vine apps, will have a go in the park with my dogs.
So, turns out listening to your teacher is a good idea. Having downloaded Instagram and Vine to my phone, it was suddenly very easy (my laptop doesn’t have the capacity to watch HTML5, i.e. vine/instagram videos, which made it very difficult…). Also, doing things on your phone has the added bonus of being able to be outside while on-screen. As a sustainability educator, I’m wary of adding screen time to my life, and although taking screens outside can then obviously limit or mediate your engagement with the outside world, perhaps it can at least add more outside time to your life. So here is me studying while walking the dogs: