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5 Ways to Use Your Mobile Device to CREATE Content. The majority of us have a smart phone with us everywhere we go.

5 Ways to Use Your Mobile Device to CREATE Content

What’s more, we’ve all become rather efficient at using them to send and receive text messages and email, schedule appointments, take photos, and sometimes even make a call. ThingLink UnPlugged: Capture Learning on the Go. The ThingLink Teacher Challenge for week 4, ThingLink UnPlugged, is the perfect compliment to any educator's summer fun.

ThingLink UnPlugged: Capture Learning on the Go

This challenge encourages educators to grab the free mobile app for iOS or Android and capture life and learning on the go with or without wireless. Use Whatever Device is Handy at the Moment ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that is supported across platforms. This flexibility provides teachers and students with a variety of options to extend the learning beyond the classroom walls.

The iOS app and Android apps, combined with the web based platform complete the full circle of possibilities for creating and learning with interactive images. A Great App for Making Animations That Draw Themselves. July 8, 2015 VideoScribe has recently released a new enhanced app called VideoScribe Anywhere.The new app is much more powerful, faster and more stable to make scribes on the go.

A Great App for Making Animations That Draw Themselves

It's perfect for classroom activities and teachers to produce quick scribes. VideoScribe is a powerful whiteboard animation tool that enables you to add a variety of items to a whiteboard canvas. 7 Apps for Student Creators. Creation-based tasks promote higher-order thinking, encourage collaboration, and connect students to real-world learning.

7 Apps for Student Creators

Whether you're teaching in a project-based learning classroom, engaging students with authentic assessments, or committed to pushing students to analyze and synthesize, providing opportunities for creation is a must. 4 Good Chrome Apps for Sketching and Doodling. May 3, 2015 Below are four Chrome apps kids and students can use to unleash their creativity through drawing doodling and sketching.

4 Good Chrome Apps for Sketching and Doodling

The apps are easy to use and do not require any software installation. They are all web based. They also provide a user-friendly canvas where kids can experiment with different kinds of art work. Some of them i.e. Sketch Toy, allow users to animate their drawings and share them with others as animated gifs. 1- Google Draw. Clips: A Free Video Editor for iPads & iPhones. iMovie is a great video editor for the iPad.

Clips: A Free Video Editor for iPads & iPhones

Wait, let me restate that. iMovie is a fantastic video editor for the iPad. However, for many people it just seems a little intimidating. I can absolutely see that. It does so much, and you can be extremely creative with it, but if you don’t have the time to learn all that it can do, you might never take full advantage of what it offers. Sometimes, simplicity is best. Clips is an interesting app.

If you have used just about any video editor before, you will be familiar with the horizontal timeline approach that is a popular feature of many mobile and desktop editors. Google acquires maker of Toontastic storytelling app. Search giant Google looks to be building its presence in the child-friendly mobile apps business.

Google acquires maker of Toontastic storytelling app

Google has acquired Launchpad Toys, maker of the popular kid-friendly storytelling app Toontastic, the startup announced on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Three iPad Apps Students Can Use to Create Comics. 25 Of The Best iPad Apps To Promote Creativity In Students. 25 Of The Best iPad Apps To Promote Creativity In Students This content was commissioned by Drawp, a professional-grade artistic app that promotes a simple creative workflow between students and teachers.

25 Of The Best iPad Apps To Promote Creativity In Students

Nailing down exactly what promotes creativity isn’t easy, if for no other reason than creativity looks different depending on what you’re talking about: Problem-solving? Drawing? Social interactions? But fundamentally-speaking, among the factors that promote creativity are collaboration, modeling, dynamic tools, and confidence. 50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners. 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh.

50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

A Comparison of 11 Mobile Video Creation Apps. Tomorrow at the NCTIES 2014 conference I am facilitating a workshop on creating videos with mobile apps.

A Comparison of 11 Mobile Video Creation Apps

I designed the workshop to accommodate users of iOS and Android devices. In preparation for the workshop I created this chart that compares the features and costs of eleven mobile video creation apps. 3 iPad Apps You May Not Know About for Demonstrating Learning. Students turn what they know into a puzzle game with the Stick Around app. Puzzles are made in three steps: Use drawing tools and/or import photos to make a background.Add stickers with text, images, and or drawings.Indicate where stickers belong by making an answer key.

Puzzles are played by dragging the stickers from the tray on the right side of the screen onto the correct spot on the background. Types of puzzles that can be made include sorting, categorizing, labeling, and matching. Puzzles can be played on the same iPad, and they can also be shared to other iPads that have Stick Around installed. Students can use Stick Around to make puzzles where players tag parts of the body, place items where they belong on a chart, label items in a photo, associate words and definitions, complete a graphic organizer, put words in alphabetical order, and so much more. Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process.

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. " - Albert Einstein We do not need to teach creativity, but rather inspire its daily practice. Somewhere along the way, we simply forgot to honor this innate gift and how to access its power. Our role as educators is to encourage learning experiences that increase the ability to recognize and listen to our inner voice. Let us begin by shifting emphasis from finding the right answer to creating school cultures that encourage risk-taking and embrace ambiguity. The Idea Catcher. Explain Everything X 4 Ways. When it comes to flexible iPad apps, nothing quite fits the bill like Explain Everything. Developed as a screencasting app (in my opinion, the best in the app store), I have recently found that I am using the app for anything but screencasting.

Kleinspiration. 5 Handy iPad Apps to Create Infographics. Art Tools - iPad Multimedia Tools. 10 Great iPad Apps to Enhance Students Creativity. Great Mind Mapping Apps for iPad. Using iPads in the Art Room. 7 Excellent iPad Games to Develop Kids Critical Thinking. There is an app for everything these days. Creative Apps To Use With Students On The iPad.