The 100 best free fonts We've scoured the web to present you with a fine and varied selection of free fonts. Including scripts, serifs, and a range of ligatures, these fonts will give you greater flexibility in your designs, and add to your arsenal of design tools. This list represents the 100 best free fonts we've found in a variety of styles. However, for specialist fonts that won't cost you a penny, read these: 100 Reasons to Mind Map 100 examples of how you can use mindmapping whether completely new to mind maps or a seasoned pro. I hope the list helps generate ideas for you. 100 Reasons to Mind Map 1. 10 Free Ways to Create Videos on Chromebooks Last week I published an updated list of tools for creating videos on Chromebooks. It's time to update it again as I forgot to include Pixiclip which I featured in a post earlier this week. Pixiclip is a free tool for creating simple instructional videos.
Understanding the Complexities of Fair Use, Creatively and In the Classroom (Image Source) Dawn Thomsen from the Lamp reached out recently to share some resources that can help teachers and students understand Fair Use. We were just discussing this in the Emerging Information Technology course I teach at The College of Westchester, so it really struck a chord. Creative Commons Many Flickr users have chosen to offer their work under a Creative Commons license, and you can browse or search through content under each type of license. Here are some recently added bits and pieces: Attribution License » 71,488,842 photos (See more) Collaborative Tools Skip to main content Create interactive lessons using any digital content including wikis with our free sister product TES Teach. Get it on the web or iPad! guest Join | Help | Sign In
Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens 21st Century Literacy | In Print Page 2 of 4 Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens Education Flyer Templates and Designs for Download Each year educational institutions do their best to attract as many students as only possible. In order to compete with various organizations offering education or special courses, they use different tools. One of such tools is a flyer which gives an opportunity to advertise the institution, its departments and services. In such a way you can easily tell your target audience about the activity you are engaged in and attract their attention. It is a powerful promotion tool which is used nowadays worldwide.
Web tools that can be embedded There’s a gazillion cool online tools nowadays and many provide code that you can use to embed what you’ve found or created into your blog posts, pages or added to text widgets in your blog sidebar. Refer to the following instructions to embed: Below’s a list of tools to get you started: Audio Hosting Websites Here’s some of the popular site used by educators who want to embed their audio within embedded players rather than uploading them directly to posts as links:
Basic Search Education Lesson Plans - GoogleWebSearchEducation Web search can be a remarkable research tool for students - and we've heard from educators that they could use some help to teach better search skills in their classroom. The following Search Education lessons were developed by Google Certified Teachers and the Search Education team to help you do just that. The lessons are short, modular and not specific to any discipline so you can mix and match to what best fits the needs of your classroom. Additionally, all lessons come with a companion set of slides (and some with additional resources) to help you guide your in-class discussions. They are all under Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike, so feel free to adapt them and use them as you see fit! 10 Clever Color Combinations by Adam Noar Did you know that color affects people’s moods? Think about that the next time you’re deciding what theme to use on a PowerPoint presentation! How to pick colors for PowerPoint and develop a harmonious presentation color palette is one of those not-so-small details necessary to creating the perfect presentation. There are various PowerPoint presentation color combinations, but not all of them are created equal.
Legal Music For Videos Many musicians choose to release their songs under Creative Commons licenses, which give you the legal right to do things like use their music in your videos. What is Creative Commons? Creative Commons is a system that allows you to legally use “some rights reserved” music, movies, images, and other content — all for free. CC offers free copyright licenses that anyone can use to mark their creative work with the freedoms they want it to carry. 3rd – 5th Grade Search Lesson In this lesson we will be focusing on learning if you can trust a website based on its looks. We will use the great fake site thedogisland.com. Students in this age love this site and easily get sucked in to all the great pictures and writing about how great this island is for dogs.
Twelve Places to Find Images for Your Website Images have become a vital component of online content over the last ten years. This is partly due to the increase in internet speeds and partly due to the rise in popularity of sharing content on social media services. From a reading perspective, images are important as they break up long articles and make it easier to digest information. Finding images for posts on Elegant Themes has not been difficult for me as I have been reviewing a lot of plugins and services. Therefore, I have been using screenshot images. With many other topics, a screenshot cannot be used; however it is still important to include relevant images where possible.