A Collection of The Best Web Tools and Apps for Creating Educational Screencasts August 9, 2015 A screencast, also known as video screen capture, is a great way for teachers to create and share instructional videos and explanatory step by step tutorials with students. regardless of the purposes for which you are creating a screencast, the quality of your video screen captures can sometimes impede the communicative intent of your message. Therefore, knowing what tools to use to create educational screencasts is as important as the content of the screencasts themselves. To this end, we have curated for you this collection of some of the best screen casting tools out there.
Easy Ways to Improve Your Videos We're halfway through 2020. This week I'm taking some time off from the blog to work on some other projects. The rest of this week I'm going to re-run some of the most popular posts and videos of the year so far. Many of us are making more videos than ever before as a way to deliver instruction and or to simply keep our students updated about school. With time and practice you might become adept at using the editing functions in your favorite video software. You can also improve your videos without having to learn a bunch of editing tricks.
Chicago Tribune Inside every adult lurks a graduation speaker dying to get out, some world-weary pundit eager to pontificate on life to young people who'd rather be Rollerblading. Most of us, alas, will never be invited to sow our words of wisdom among an audience of caps and gowns, but there's no reason we can't entertain ourselves by composing a Guide to Life for Graduates. I encourage anyone over 26 to try this and thank you for indulging my attempt.Ladies and gentlemen of the class of '97:
Where to Find Free Stock Photos Online: 29 Sites to Check Out Need images for your company website or blog--but can't afford (or don't want to afford) to pay for them? Chelsea Blacker, head of Client Delivery at digital marketing agency BlueGlass UK, put together the following list of websites that provide free images for commercial business use, which means an image is available through a Creative Commons (CC) license or is royalty-free. (For more on what those terms mean and to learn about restrictions on commercial use, check out the bottom of this post.) Some sites supply only Creative Commons or royalty-free images, while other sites offer a mix of images, some free for commercial use, some not. Always make sure you understand the restrictions on a particular image before you use it.
Social Image Resizer Tool Resize and crop your images for web use Today there are innumerable uses for photos and images on the web. Websites need favicon and content images, people need Twitter profile pictures and Facebook profile banners, others want to create custom-sized photos for other uses – the need is endless. To optimize images for web use, you likely need to resize, crop or change their file format type from the source image for their final use. And to optimize your website for site speed, it is best to not resize large images on the fly, but to use properly sized images in the first place, which are typically smaller. There are many big, complex image manipulation tools available for such work, but not everyone can afford to buy Photoshop or even figure out how to do such simple tasks in its cluttered, confusing user interface.
20 Amazing Sites to Get Best Free Stock Photos Finding the right photo to use for your website or blog can be challenging considering that almost every image is now copyright protected. Copyright grants the original owner exclusive legal rights to use and distribute their creative work. The good news is that, there’s a growing number of websites that share visually-appealing stock photos that are not only beautiful, but most of them are free to use. Today’s post will focus on the 20 websites that offer the best free stock photos you can find to add to your websites, blogs and social media posts. If you have other suggestions that included in the list, you may add them in the comment section below.
How to Use Zoom and Adobe Spark to Make Green Screen Videos We're halfway through 2020. This week I'm taking some time off from the blog to work on some other projects. The rest of this week I'm going to re-run some of the most popular posts and videos of the year so far. This year more of us used Zoom than ever before. World Heritage Centre - World Heritage Information Network (WHIN) The World Heritage Information Network (WHIN) is the global network of World Heritage information providers.It was created in 1995 in order to foster the exchange of information between partner networks and World Heritage sites around the world.In addition to information carried by its partners, news is circulated through WHNEWS, the e-mail newsletter, the printed World Heritage Newsletter, and the partner websites.You also have the possibility to consult the WHIN networks partners list. For a list of individual partners, see the links attached to each of the site pages included on the World Heritage List. The WHIN Partnership WHIN Networks Partners
175+ Beautiful Photos of The U.S.A. - The Shutterstock Blog From Florida to Alaska, explore The United States of America with this week’s Around the World in a Lightbox. Here are some of our favorite images from the collection, to see the rest of Around the World: USA click here. Antelope Canyon, Arizona | Manamana New York City Skyscrapers, New York | Scott Norsworthy Aerial View of Golf Course, Florida | FloridaStock San Francisco Bridge, California | upthebanner