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Mind Map Creating Tools & Tips. Free Word Cloud Generator. Word clouds can be extremely useful for gaining insights into virtually any large body of text.

Free Word Cloud Generator

They can be used to study such things as corporate reports, political speeches, historical documents, news reports, public opinions, tweets, and so forth. This particular word cloud generator is designed to be not only flexible and easy-to-use, but also to produce high-quality, visually appealing word cloud images. In the images created by this word cloud generator you will find that the most frequently occurring words within your text appear toward the center of the cloud, while less frequent words appear at the periphery. You will also notice that the size of each word varies in direct proportion to the frequency with which it appears in your text. This means that the most frequently occurring words are drawn using a larger font size than those words that appear less frequently. Student Portfolio Guide. Balancingarticle2.pdf. How to Build Your E-Learning Portfolio – Part 2.

Digital Adventures with Avatars! Tips & Resources for Teachers. Portrait Avatar Maker : Free Avatar Generater! BuiLD YouR WiLD SeLF. Minecraft avatar maker. BuddyPoke! Animate Your Life. Avatar Creators - Web tools for kids. iPads in the Classroom. iPad App Evaluation. 50 Must-Have Educational Apps. It’s time for holiday road trips and you know what that means: driving, flying, cranky kids, and… teaching opportunities!

50 Must-Have Educational Apps

What’s that, you say? Well, there is so much downtime during the holidays where kids and adults spend hours just passing the time… why not try out some new apps on your phone? Many of these apps were found by The Teaching Palette, be sure to check out their fantastic site for more helpful resources! From learning the ABCs to doodling, there’s plenty of terrific apps out there that will pass the time but also educate. If you have other apps you want added to this list, just add them in the comments. *Most of the links below are to the iTunes store which will open another window and/or iTunes. 10 Free iPad Creativity Apps for Young Learners.

Teaching our kids to be creative is just as important as teaching them critical thinking skills.Creativity open up students mind to new learning horizons and makes them capable of tackling new and novel situations way better than any explicit instruction would do.

10 Free iPad Creativity Apps for Young Learners

We, in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning , strongly believe in the importance of creativity in education and we have dedicated a whole section in this blog to articles covering this topic. We have also reviewed some web tools that teachers can use to integrate creativity in their instruction and today we are going to introduce you to an awesome set of iPad apps that can do the same job but this time for young learners in primary schools. 1- Draw Free for iPad This is a great free iPad app that lets users create beautiful drawings. WritingFix: prompts, lessons, and resources for writing classrooms. Incredible Art Department.

Educational Software. Using Cartoon Avatars in the Classroom. There are many sites available which provide you with options to create avatars, which are comic representations of people.

Using Cartoon Avatars in the Classroom

Avatars can have many uses in the classroom. Here are some suggestions.Make own avatar and use in a personal profile listing hobbies, interest and goals.Make own avatar with background and accessories which represent their interests. The students can explain what the visual images represent, eg. A guitar because they love to listen to music.Students divide into pairs and make avatars of each other.Make own avatars, print them out and collect them. Shuffle and distribute them. Face Your MangaRepresentation: head and shouldersDesign Options: some choicesHow to save image:do a screen capture or email it to yourself by adding a nickname, year of birth, country and email address. Halftone. StoryKit. Story Creator - Easy Story Book Maker for Kids.

Sock Puppets. Puppet Pals HD. Storyrobe. Comic Life. ChatterPix Kids - by Duck Duck Moose. VoiceThread. iMovie for iPad - FULL CLASS - iOS 8 Version. Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs. Here are a few trailers made by teachers and students.

Plan a Better iMovie Trailer with These PDFs

Next to each one is the iMovie trailer template it uses. My Dream Destination - Italy uses the Expedition template.Verbs uses the Superhero template.Properties of Ionic Compounds uses the Adrenaline template.The Giver Book Trailer uses the Adrenaline template.Project-Based Learning uses the Swashbuckler template.Stylus Status uses the Retro template. Because trailers are so short, the information you convey has to be concise. iMovie’s templates do not leave much room for text. And, the more you write, the smaller the text becomes and harder it is to read. iMovie for iPad - FULL CLASS - iOS 8 Version. List of Adjectives. Pear Deck. Free Luminosity Mask Actions DownloadTSL – Post-Processing & HDR Blog. Want To See The Easy Panel In Action (HD Available)?

Free Luminosity Mask Actions DownloadTSL – Post-Processing & HDR Blog

Not sure what to do? Please go to the bottom of the page for Frequently Asked Questions. Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom. Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC?

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom

The design team over at setupablogtoday have created just that: massive sheets that you can study and explore to your hearts content. The Photoshop Cheat Sheet. How to Create Handwritten Text in Photoshop. Using Layers in Photoshop – a Comprehensive Beginners’ Tutorial. Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great.

Seascape image – Before and After image editing We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”.

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some undesirable effect that has been added to the image. Photoshop is the KEY to making your good images look spectacular. Yes, I said “good” images. Photoshop is not about fixing mistakes or trying to rescue a bad shot. NOTE: the examples in this article simply show you how to make the adjustments on a separate layer. 1. This tool will be used to get more detail in the shadow areas of your image.