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Free Sound Effects PacDV has been producing royalty free sounds for filmmakers, sound designers, music producers, film students, and multimedia developers since 2001, and our sounds have been featured in a variety of independent films and videos, television programs, documentaries, commercials, games, radio shows, and new media projects. On this web site you find sound clips that we have decided to make available free for you to download. You may use the sound effects and audio clips on this web site free of charge in your video, film, audio and multimedia productions but do not re-sell or re-license the sounds to anyone else, post on a web site for download, or link directly to individual sound files. We hope you enjoy browsing our royalty free sound effects and royalty free music collection! Ambience A set of ambient background sounds. Domestic A wide array of household sound effects.

Reinventing Math Class with EquatIO (Chrome Extension) Save Pinterest Reinventing Math Class Guest post by John McGowan, Math Product Manager, Texthelp Let’s get real for a minute: math has always had a bit of an image problem, hasn’t it?! As a teacher for over fifteen years, I know all too well that many of my students just aren’t as excited by the subject as I am. I can see it on their faces when they come into the room for my first class each year. Guess The Wordle » June 8, 2013 — Guess the Wordle is Moving Hello!! Just wanted to let you know that for the summer, Guess the Wordle is moving to the Discovery Education Student Edition. You will still be able to view the wordles — but only on WEDNESDAY !! You can view the Wednesday wordles by clicking the link below: There will be 3 levels of wordles…..and if you are a subscriber of Discovery Education — when you click on the Wordle, it will take you to more resources about that wordle topic!!

12 Annoying Things About Your Website That Drive People Away Posted by Shelly Kramer on June 21, 2012 · 51 Comments How many times have you visited a website and ended up sorely disappointed? Or worse, annoyed as all get out? For me, the answer is an easy one: a lot! So, I put together a list of the 12 things that annoy me the most about websites. Maybe you’ll agree; maybe you won’t.

Free Sound Effects, Royalty Free Sound Effects, Nature Sounds From the sound of rain hitting a tin roof to the bustling metropolis in a not too distant future, sound effects and incidental effects are hugely important whether used in audio or visual applications such as music tracks, console games, movies, short films and/or documentaries following a range of different categories and genres. At Partners in Rhyme we have the expertise to deliver the ideal sound effects to suit your project requirements, whether associated with nature, animals, ambient themes, vehicular scenes and a wide range of human sounds from screams to uncontrollable laughter. One of the best features of using our services is the access we grant you to a massive and diverse selection of hugely popular free sound effects, allowing those on a budget complete their audio/visual projects easily. With a dedicated assortment of Royalty free sound effects available in one place, we create the perfect solution to suit your requirements.

Transform your Presentations with Visme Brain research is crystal clear. We need to find different ways to represent material to students. I am always looking for new ways to present information and came across Visme. It comes in both a free and paid version. What is Visme? The 35 Best Web 2.0 Classroom Tools Chosen By You 100 Web 2.0 Tools Every Teacher Should Know About 44.24K Views 0 Likes We're always trying to figure out the best tools for teachers, trends in the education technology industry, and generally doing our darnedest to bring you new and exciting ways to enhance the classroom. But I wanted t... 20 Free and Fun Ways To Curate Web Content 23.98K Views 0 Likes

19 Best Non-Profit Websites (And Why They’re Awesome) Acumen Fund The Acumen Fund has one of the most innovative designs we’ve seen. The homepage clearly tells their story, with sections on “What We’ve Accomplished”, “What We’ve Learned”, “Where We’re Headed”, and “How You Can Help”. Each section features information told in an infographic style to keep the visitor engaged throughout their entire story. And most importantly, the big black Donate button follows you the entire way down the page. We love this site. The Obvious, the Easy, and the Possible Much of the tension in product development and interface design comes from trying to balance the obvious, the easy, and the possible. Figuring out which things go in which bucket is critical to fully understanding how to make something useful. Shouldn’t everything be obvious? Unless you’re making a product that just does one thing — like a paperclip, for example — everything won’t be obvious. You have to make tough calls about what needs to be obvious, what should be easy, and what should be possible. The more things something (a product, a feature, a screen, etc) does, the more calls you have to make.

Chrome App and Extension Database There are now 150+ Chrome Apps and Extensions in this database. I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers (also at the bottom of this post) that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration. If you have followed this blog for any length of time, you probably know that I love the Google Chrome web browser! Google Chrome is the learning environment for all things Google and allows you to customize your browser to fit your needs. Better yet, Google Chrome can be customized to fit the needs of our student learners. Check out some of my previous Chrome posts: » 2011 Top 100 Tools List and Presentation finalised Learning in the Social Workplace Yesterday, I finalised the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2011 list. In the last few days of voting there was a surge of contributions (both online and by email) that brought the number of contributions to 531. Many thanks to everyone who took the time to share their Top 10 Tools and help me compile this, the 5th annual survey of learning tools. The final list and presentation is available in full on this page HERE, but below I embed the presentation that I have created that is also available on Slideshare. This year as for the last couple of years, the #1 tool is Twitter. But here are a few observations on this year’s list.

10 Powerful jQuery Media Plugins to Charm Your Visitors There is a well-known idiomatic expression saying that ‘content is a king’. We assume that soon it can be transformed to something similar to this one – ‘video content is an emperor’. Web experts and SEO gurus convey that video content soon will overtake the web audience totally not leaving any chance to other types of media information. It is hard to estimate the current situation of the image content – video content antagonism because there is no valid and objective web content analytic tool. So considering the intensity of growing need in multimedia content we have tried to collect jQuery media plugins that would help you painlessly implement video content on your website. Below you’ll find various surprisingly simple yet efficient media tools.

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