Favorite Sites for Free Clipart and Photos I use a lot of visuals in my work. I prefer to use my own photographs and to draw my own illustrations. When it's not practical or possible to use my own work, I rely on a handful of websites that provide copyright friendly images. Those images are licensed as public domain or Creative Commons Attribution. Images that are licensed as public domain do not require any citation. When a creator gives his or her image a public domain license, he or she waives all rights to the image, including the right to attribution.
Desmos Graphing Calculator Untitled Graph Create AccountorSign In π functions How to Download YouTube Videos Stripping down your favorite YouTube videos into separate audio and video files is easy. You just need to pick the right tools. A quick Google search will lead you to countless free sites that will convert a YouTube video to an MP3 or your choice of audio file. There are countless Chrome and Firefox extensions that will do the job for you. But don’t be surprised if those tools quickly disappear. Try Kami for Annotating PDFs This afternoon during Practical Ed Tech Live I answered a request for a tool that can be used to annotate PDFs. One of the suggestions that I made was to try Kami. Kami is a tool that you can use to draw, type, and highlight on PDFs. You can import PDFs into Kami from your Google Drive or you can import them from your desktop. Kami can be integrated with Google Classroom to make it easy to share annotated PDFs with your students and for them to share with you. Learn how to get started with Kami by watching one of the tutorials embedded below.
Fractions by The Math Learning Center How To Use Fractions Working with Fraction Bars and Circles More Toolbar Items Overview Fractions lets students use a bar or circle to represent, compare, and perform operations with fractions with denominators from 1 to 100. Here Is An Excellent Google Drive Converter Tool That Supports Over 200 Formats March 3, 2017 CloudConvert is an excellent converter to use for converting almost anything you want. We have tried several converting utilities in the past and this one stands out from the crowd. It is fast (even with large files), simple, easy to use, and most important of all, it is integrated with Google Drive and other cloud services such as Dropbox. ‘It is possible to use Google Drive or Dropbox both as input or output destination for your converted files. This makes it possible to start a large video conversion, leave the app and just wait until the file appears in your Google Drive / Dropbox.’ CloudCovert supports over 200 different formats including: audio (MP3, AAC, FLAC…), video (MP4, AVI, MPG…), document (PDF, DOC, DOCX, ODT…), ebook (MOBI, EPUB, CBC…), archive (ZIP, RAR…), spdreadsheets (XLS, XLSX, ODS, CSV…), and presentation (PPT, PPTX, ODP).
5 Handy Chrome Extensions for Teachers After seeing my browser in one of my tutorial videos or one of my presentations, people often ask me about the extensions that I have installed. Here are five Chrome extensions that teachers should try. 1. Nimbus screenshot - Rather than answering the same question dozens of times, create a screencast video to explain how to use a website. Or use the extension to make a flipped classroom video.
Improvements to Rights Manager By Xiaoyin Qu, Product Manager We launched Rights Manager a year ago to help rights owners manage and protect their video content at scale. Since then we’ve listened to feedback from our partners as we’ve continued to improve the tool, and we’ve consistently heard that rights owners would like greater automation and control in Rights Manager. Today we’re announcing new automated rules for Rights Manager that will better support rights owners’ business objectives. With Rights Manager, rights owners can find matches of their video content on Facebook; these matches are surfaced on a dashboard. Previously, the rights owner would review these matches in the dashboard to take action.