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What's the contest? Create a 1 minute vision video using any software.
Who can participate? Anyone can participate, there will be winners in multiple categories.
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Why Kate Created Her Vision Video
Kate's creation of her vision video helped her achieve her goals
About Kate Miner
Kate Miner was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kate is best known for her work in Showtime's Emmy Award winning Shameless, USA Network's Necessary Roughness (2011) and the NBC's miniseries Persons Unknown (2010). She also appeared in films The Campaign (2012) opposite Will Ferrell and Fifty Shades of Black (2016) with Marlon Wayans.
Kate created her vision video in 2008 and most of it has already come true. "There is power in vision", Kate says.
She has been married to her college sweetheart, musician Justin Miner, since August 26, 2012 and plays mandolin and keys in their band Miner.
Our Latest Blog Posts
By Tom Wendt St. Croix Valley Alternative Learning Center I recently used TEL.A.VISION with two of my classes at the St.Croix Valley Alternative Learning Center (SCVALC). The students got into it. They took ownership of their videos. They all finished the project. The software was simple to use and there are online lesson plans to…Read More
By Eric Paquette I am a high school writing teacher with a large special ed. population in my classroom. I found the visionary aspect, the creative freedom and hands on approach empowered previously unengaged students. Since the project I have seen that by referring back to the goals set in the video students are connecting…Read More
Mr Amaral, a Global Concepts teacher, is beginning his third year of bringing TEL.A.VISION to every 7th grader at Oakland Junior High. Here is what he had to say about TEL.A.VISION. “TEL.A.VISION makes my students think about themselves in the world. It helps them think about what they could be. It is an opportunity for…Read More
Dustin Madden is a teacher at Bartlett High School in Alaska where he strives to teach Alaska Native students in a culturally responsive way. Dustin is excited to learn new ways to help students. One new way became apparent when he learned how to use TEL.A.VISION, web-based software that is designed to help students clarify…Read More
TEL.A.VISION Launches New Curriculum and New Site License Program To Include At-Risk and Special Education Programs
Students Demonstrate Deeper Engagement with School Because of TEL.A.VISION MINNEAPOLIS (December 15, 2009) – TEL.A.VISION, the proven Web 2.0 online curriculum that inspires youth to create and share visions of hope and possibility through personal “vision videos” announced today the launch of their new curriculum and new site license program. Realizing that the greatest benefit…Read More
Alliance Will Benefit TEL.A.VISION, TIES and Their Affiliates MINNEAPOLIS (December 1, 2009) – TEL.A.VISION, the proven Web 2.0 online curriculum that inspires youth to create and share visions of hope and possibility through personal “vision videos” announced today their partnership with TIES, the Minnesota Education Technology Collaborative that brings together technology and education to create…Read More
Here is what Fourth grade teacher Brent Bovitz had to say about using TEL.A.VISION. “TEL-A-VISION has been an absolutely amazing tool for us at Cedar Ridge Elementary. After being introduced to TEL-A-VISION at TIES, it has been a web 2.0 technology that has provided learning, motivation, and excitement for our students and staff. Each student…Read More
Dear Friends, This past three weeks, with the start of school, we had a record number of new accounts and over a 1000 new TEL.A.VISION videos created. We have had a very busy summer preparing for the new school year. We will shortly be introducing new school pricing that will allow schools to buy TEL.A.VISION…Read More
We visited with Anne Wujcik at the National Educational Computer Conference in Washington DC. Anne is, among other things, the Editor of B2E News Alert, Business Education Intelligence from QED and the Heller Report. Anne Wujcik —Friday, July 10, 2009 George Johnson, founder and CEO of TEL·A·VISION, is a man on a mission. TEL·A·VISION ‘s…Read More
A new Web-based tool, TEL•A•VISION, inspires young people to dream the possible dream. By Mary Johnson Patt June 2009 District Administration Magazine, the magazine of School district Management, completed a three page article on TEL.A.VISION in its June/ July NECC issue. Here is an excerpt: In early March, as he addressed the U.S. Hispanic Chamber…Read More
U Research Finds that Teens Who Believe They’ll Die Young are More Likely to Engage in Risky Behavior University of Minnesota Medical School researcher Iris Borowsky, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues found that one in seven adolescents believe that it is highly likely that they will die before age 35, and this belief predicted that the…Read More
The BIG news is that TEL.A.VISION is becoming a non profit. Actually, it has always been a not for profit but we are just making it official. This will allow us to seek funds from foundations and individuals. I know that we will probably be rejected 10 times before we find someone willing to help…Read More
While many stakeholders are involved in developing policies on the use of Web 2.0 technologies in K-12 education, new research suggests that teachers are the most important group driving adoption. This is a finding of a recent commissioned by Lightspeed Systems and Thinkronize Inc. There is a persistent gap between how today’s “digital” kids learn…Read More
If you’ve found your way to the TEL.A.VISION blog you must be interested in vision. Our friend, Dr. Peter Benson, from the SEARCH Institute has just written a book called “Vision – Awakening Your Potential to Create a Better World”. It is available here from the Templeton Press. I’ve read the book and believe it…Read More
We started piloting TEL.A.VISION by working with 120 5th graders at a suburban school. The students and teachers readily adopted it. One Teacher said,”I can think of nothing I could have done to get to know my students better.” Next we took TEL.A.VISION to a Junior High and 350 7th graders completed TEL.A.VISIONs. The students…Read More
One out of three children, ages 6-11 years old, fear that the planet won’t exist when they grow up and more than half believe that the Earth will not be as good a place to live. That’s according to a new telephone survey of 500 pre-teens commissioned by Habitat Heroes, the first global, social networking…Read More