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Amazing Watercolour App - Into Craft. I’ve just found an app that I can’t stop using… and I think you’ll like it too.

Amazing Watercolour App - Into Craft

If you love the effect of watercolour but are not exactly an artist, install this app and watch the magic. It takes seconds to transform your phone or i-pad photograph into a watercolour image. By Judy Newman The makers of the app were inspired by the tools artists actually use, and based their technology on how painters work rather than approaching the app development from a technical perspective.

It’s a winner. Above right: the image transferred to fabric and stitched. If you’ll pardon the pun, the applications for craft are plentiful – the fabric image makes a great basis for hand or machine embroidery. Related Watercolour Cards. ABBYY TextGrabber + Translator - mobile OCR and full-text translation. ABBYY TextGrabber + Translator is an application which easily extracts text from a variety of printed sources, such as books, magazines, ads, timetables, etc. by using the device’s camera.

ABBYY TextGrabber + Translator - mobile OCR and full-text translation

Fastest Way to Create Comic Strips and Cartoons - Toondoo. Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers. With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold.

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

Michelle Luhtala, a savvy librarian from New Canaan High School in Connecticut has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country. “I wanted to make sure we had some flexibility because there’s no one app that’s better than all the others,” Luhtala said. 8 Apps That'll Make High School A Little Easier. 10 Terrific Apps and Websites for Making and DIY. Even with so much technology at our fingertips, the instinct to build stuff with our hands hasn't disappeared.

10 Terrific Apps and Websites for Making and DIY

Instead, it's taken on a new form. Enter the "Maker" movement. Blending old-school physical building with modern digital creation, making and DIY have made a splash in the 21st-century classroom. This week, we're highlighting the best apps and websites that harness the power of technology to get kids learning through making. 2015 AASL Best Apps and Best Websites revealed!

3 Powerful Apps for Creating Green Screen Videos with Students. June 8, 2015 Green screen is a cinematographic technique that allows video editors to add a variety of visual effects to their videos.

3 Powerful Apps for Creating Green Screen Videos with Students

These effects include : adding virtual backgrounds, superimposing subjects over animated backdrops, placing a subject on another shot and many more. Green screen technology has been widely used in weather and movie industry. Augmented Reality Chemistry Blocks. Bloomin' Apps. This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Google, Android, and Web 2.0 applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite Web 2.0, iOS, or Android app with others.

Bloomin' Apps

Cogs of the Cognitive Processes Option 1 I was recently reflecting on the triangular shape the Bloom's taxonomies utilize. Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes up and down the categories as they create new knowledge, I was thinking another type of image might be more explanatory.Here is my draft of the idea of the "interlocking of the cognitive processes" or the "Cogs of Cognition". Book Creator – A great app for presenting student learning. Book Retriever App Tracks Classroom and Home Libraries. St.

Book Retriever App Tracks Classroom and Home Libraries

Louis-based Classroom Library Co., a six-month old educational distributor and publisher for books for grades K-8, is already finding a niche through its Book Retriever app launched last month. The app, which hit #4 on the iTunes list of paid education apps when it was initially released, is still hovering in the top 25 even though school is out for the summer. Curating Links with Blendspace and Symbaloo. Ever read an article or run across an app and think, “I’d love to use that when I teach (fill in the blank).”

Curating Links with Blendspace and Symbaloo

Then you bookmark it. Or pin it to Pinterest. And months later, you run across that bookmark/pin–usually a week after you’ve just finished the (fill in the blank) unit. Deekit — Deekit. Online whiteboard for remote teams. FREE App: Stay Organized with Evernote. If you are like me, you have tons of different things to keep track of – child’s after school activities, vacation plans, shopping lists, blog ideas, birthdays, work projects, school projects, ….

FREE App: Stay Organized with Evernote

It is so hard not to miss anything and stay updated on everything, till using Evernote. Evernote is a free, cross-platform application that greatly simplifies the process of keeping track of notes, ideas, memos, lists, pictures, web clips, etc., into a single place and keeps them in sync automatically. It is available for almost all the popular devices: Windows PC, Mac, BlackBerry, BlackBerry Tablet, Android, iPhone, iPAD, Windows Phone. Everything you do on your phone and on your computer gets synchronized to your Evernote account on the Web. Top 20 ipad apps to flip your classroom in #tabletscourse. Turn Your Drawings Into 3D-Printable Models With MakerBot's iPad App.