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Storyspace and hypertext: index to articles – The Eclectic Light Company. This is a revised index to articles and tutorials posted here about Storyspace 3 and hypertext, and is updated when further articles are posted.

Storyspace and hypertext: index to articles – The Eclectic Light Company

Storyspace Reader Download from Eastgate Systems or here (with free document on the Fall of Icarus). Hypertext for almost allStoryspace 3.2 and Storyspace Reader for OS X includes a downloadable example hypertext document complete with the Storyspace Reader app, for Macs running OS X Yosemite or El CapitanStoryspace Reader: a tutorial, 1 – basic use and navigationStoryspace Reader: a tutorial, 2 – views and customisationStoryspace Reader: a tutorial, 3 – advanced navigation Storyspace Tutorials Purchase and download from Eastgate Systems.

In the index of topics below, these are numbered in sequence from 1 onwards. Index of Topics Covered Like this: Like Loading... 49 great free handwriting fonts: Page 3. If you need a handwriting font for your project, look no further.

49 great free handwriting fonts: Page 3

When we talk about handwriting fonts, we're not just referring to one style of typography; they can come in a number of various executions. They are in the same area as cursive fonts but with even fewer constraints and often based off freeform illustrations. More recently, this style of typography has been making more appearances than ever before, with print and digital alike favouring it over more traditional offerings.

Here, we plucked some top free fonts in a handwritten style for you to download and enjoy. 01. Charming handwriting font Stay Writer was created by graphic designer and illustrator Syed Faraz Ahmed. 02. Handwriting font SoulMarker was created by graphic designer and illustrator Faraz Ahmad. 03. The team at Australian-based design agency Team Scope are behind handwriting font Claire Hand. 04. "This is a one-day font," says Cavorting typeface creator Missy Meyer. 05. 06. 07. TELL A VISUAL NARRATIVE STORY WITH EDUCREATIONS. Educreations is an app that turns the iPad into a recordable, interactive whiteboard for creating Khan’s Academy-style tutorials, lessons, or stories.

It’s both a teaching and learning tool, allowing users to create lessons and browse what others have created. It’s very simple to use and intuitive, requiring very little time to learn, and created videos can be used by anyone via iPad or computer. Educreations can be used either as a pedagogical tool in flipped or distance-learning classrooms (or just as supplementary instruction) or as a platform for student exhibition, allowing students to demonstrate learning, craft presentations, and teach each other. While Educreations clearly benefits instructors interested in facilitating anytime-anywhere learning, it’s also an effective tool for getting students to create and think about how to effectively communicate ideas and concepts visually.

Step 1: Assign students a particular style of narration. ZooBurst. Storyspace 3: More on references – The Eclectic Light Company. Storybird - Artful Storytelling. Slidestory Home. Swipe – simple, easy, interactive presentations. Storyboard That: The World's Best FREE Online Storyboard Creator.

Diaporama. Using non-linear stories to gamify your books. Idea: make use of hyperlinks in Book Creator and see students’ imaginations come to the fore when they create interactive books.

Using non-linear stories to gamify your books

Adam Foster is an experienced Primary School Teacher who teaches across Key Stage 1 and 2, as well as co-ordinating ICT at a Preparatory School in Wolverhampton, UK. He has been using iPads in his teaching for the past 4 years and also supports schools around the UK and Europe with integrating mobile technology into the curriculum. Book Creator was one of the first apps we installed on our school iPads in 2011 and we have gone on to use it across the whole of Key Stage 1 and 2.

This has included Year 6 creating illustrated audio children’s stories for Year 1 pupils to read and review, DT Animal Shelter Evaluation ebooks showing progression and Numeracy Vocabulary Dictionaries to to help revision. Interactive adventure stories This term I have been working on a project with Year 6 to create interactive adventure stories using Book Creator. What we’re doing next.

Storyspace 3: Space and Time, more from the Map view – The Eclectic Light Company. Much of the time, tutorials and demonstrations of sophisticated apps get bogged down in detail, and make the app look difficult to use.

Storyspace 3: Space and Time, more from the Map view – The Eclectic Light Company

Very capable, yes, but equally daunting to the inexperienced user. This short and very simple tutorial should show you how easy it is to create visually attractive hypertext using Storyspace 3 – or beautiful notes using Tinderbox 6, as it transfers across directly too. When I am writing articles for my blog, I am constantly thinking in terms of hypertext, and how I could better express my stories using Storyspace.

Having just completed writing a brief account of the cruelly short life of the brilliant nineteenth century British painter Richard Parkes Bonington, I thought that it might be valuable to display his paintings in France on a Map view to illustrate where they depicted, as well as on a timeline. I was also aware that my previous explorations of the Map view had been quite limited. Adjust the window size iteratively until you are happy. Inklewriter. Odyssey.js.