The Teacher’s Guide To Digital Citizenship | Edudemic “Microsoft has a new (free) curriculum that’s all about digital citizenship, intellectual property rights, and creative content. It offers cross-curricular classroom activities that align with the AASL and ISTE national academic standards. So far, more than 6,500 people have registered to use the curriculum. No matter how you feel about Microsoft, this free offering is worth checking out. You’ll have to register an account but after that it’s easy to find, select, download, and implement some of the objectives presented.”
13 Ways You Can Use Flickr In The Classroom This image sets down many ideas of how Flickr might be used in a classroom. Many could also apply to other image sites such as Picasa and Google’s images. Both of these offer apps for both iOS and Android. All also allow you to search by cc license.
Our collection by color | Collection of Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum From the Smithsonian, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum: ‘Colour, is one of the attributes we’re interested in exploring for collection browsing. bjects with images now have up to five representative colors attached to them. The colors have been selected by our robotic eye machines who scour each image in small chunks to create color averages. These have then been harvested and snapped to the grid of 117 different colors — derived from the CSS3 palette and naming conventions — below to make navigation a little easier.”
WeVideo – Online Video Creation This is a simple web-based video editing tool that makes video projects and easy experience. The tool allows users to upload content, save it in the cloud, and can link to other storage space like Google Drive. It can be powerful for making student-centered projects because it allows students to mute parts of the base video, record themselves and add that narration to the video. The video can be published using different file sizes, the smallest of which is free. The tool also offers a number of themes, effects and transitions to spiff up any video.
Sign Generator Fun, Over 500 Sign Generators This tool allows users to create their own clip art by changing the letters in photos of signs. The tool provides over 500 templates or a user can upload a photo of a sign and change the letters around.
The Noun Project The Noun Project is creating clip art icons for every known noun making it a perfect place to look for the images needed for a precise infographic. It can take a lot of time to find a perfect, or a specific kind, of image and the Noun Project is trying to make it just a little bit easier.
Photo Editor | iPiccy: Free Online Photo Editing for You This online tool is like a free Photoshop. it is also less complicated to use and so good for younger users. It has intuitive editing control panels that allow the user to do simple things such as using filters, creating effects, cropping and resizing photos. It is also very easy easy to undo anything that does not turn out as well as expected. If a project requires a more sophisticated treatment, it also has layers that, like Photoshop, allow a user to create very professional final products. It is also easy to upload projects to Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.