How to Create and Market a Children’s Book App – Presentation Highlights This past weekend I travelled to San Francisco to speak with a group of workshop participants attending Karen Robertson’s training on “How to Create & Market a Children’s Book App“. Karen is the author of several great resources on making and marketing book apps for kids, including an online course called “book app academy“. Karen created the Treasure Kai picture book apps and was very inspirational by sharing wisdom from her own sharp learning curve as well as a nice roadmap for new content creators in this very young industry.
YouTube - Safety Mode Safety Mode is an opt-in setting that helps screen out potentially objectionable content that you may prefer not to see or don't want others in your family to stumble across while enjoying YouTube. You can think of this as a parental control setting for YouTube. How to turn Safety Mode On : Scroll to the bottom of any YouTube page and click the drop-down menu in the "Safety" section.Select the On or Off option to enable or disable this feature. Please note : Enabling Safety Mode on YouTube will also enable Google SafeSearch, which is a similar filter for Google Search.
New Tools for STEM Education April, 2015 Looking for new ways to make STEM education more engaging? From fundamental math and engineering to hands-on electronics and robotics, here are some new products that have been creating a stir in various STEM communities. MathGames A wonderful Math website for students that works on tablets, phones and desktops and tests over 1200 CCSS-aligned math skills. Made by Google, this free resource aims to teach a diverse audience with online exercises, mentors, events, and more. Designed for children as young as four years old, this do-it-yourself robotics kit is made to look and feel like a toy.
Video Tools Skip to main content Get your brand new Wikispaces Classroom now and do "back to school" in style. guest Join | Help | Sign In cooltoolsforschools Home Kirkwood Learning - EdTech, iPads & Tech PD: Adding multiple events to Google Calendar using a spreadsheet Adding individual events to a Google Calendar can be annoying and time consuming. But there's a super easy way! Using a simple spreadsheet in the form of a CSV file you can upload as many events at one time into any of the calendars that you manage. There is one big warning! Be careful when you set it up as there are only two ways to delete the events you put in, either delete the whole calendar or delete the events one at a time. In that regard I'd advise adding a new calendar to house all of your new events, or at least test the file in a temporary "Test Calendar".
Best Tools to Create Animated Video How to Make a Cartoon Yourself: Top 7 Animated Video Makers Compared Video production is not an easy and cheap matter. A short video for your YouTube channel or website may cost several thousand dollars if you address to professional video studios. Cartoon Story Maker Downloads... Information... Examples... A quick look at the Cartoon Story Maker back to top... Vault7 - Home Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency. The first full part of the series, "Year Zero", comprises 8,761 documents and files from an isolated, high-security network situated inside the CIA's Center for Cyber Intelligence in Langley, Virgina. It follows an introductory disclosure last month of CIA targeting French political parties and candidates in the lead up to the 2012 presidential election. Recently, the CIA lost control of the majority of its hacking arsenal including malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized "zero day" exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation.
8 Web Apps To Create Animation Gif With the help of GIF, you can easily showcase how you actually feel. At times, GIF is the only answer to your design queries. With GIF, you can make exceptional animation that can give impressive results. In this round up, we are presenting 8 online web applications that can help you make a renovated GIF for your website. Using these online web apps is very easy. Matt Gomez Blog Toontastic App Is Now FREE Google has acquired one of my favorite storytelling apps and it is now FREE (was $9.99) If you don’t already own this app grab it and get those kids creating. Listed below are a few posts I have made previously about the app and you can read about the announcement here. Toontastic and MLK Toontastic App 101 Toontastic Storytelling App
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 9 Things Every Student Should Be Able to Do with Google Drive March 8, 2014 Today I want to introduce you to some basic features integrated in Google Docs and which your students can use to help them with their research projects and also boost their collaborative workforce. 1- Research feature While composing in Google Docs students can very easily conduct a research on any highlighted word or phrase without having to change tabs or open new windows. To do this, they simply highlight the phrase they want to research and right click on it then select "research". A window pane will be displayed on the right hand sidebar with the search results of their query.
A Very Good Checklist for Assessing 21st Century Learning Skills January 29, 2015 Here is another great resource from Dr. Jackie Gerstein, one of our favourite EdTech bloggers. Jackie designed this beautiful chart featuring 12 attributes and skills that teachers should tend to in their instruction. You can use it as a self-assessment checklist to help you evaluate your teaching practice. The Best YouTube Channels for Social Studies Classrooms Contemporary social studies teachers need to acknowledge their students’ lack of interest in their lectures. Teachers need to facilitate their students’ learning, and curation has become an essential skill for teachers. However, educator and podcaster Chris Nesi argues teachers should stop curating and start creating. He is half right—teachers should curate and create. Creating videos allows students to learn at their own pace, rather than keep up with the teacher and the fastest students in class.
Four Free Assessment Apps for 1:1 Classrooms One-to-one technology can transform a classroom. When implemented correctly, students are engaged and excited to learn, and teachers can assess their progress in real-time. The amount of technology resources available for educators can be overwhelming.