Welcome Welcome to the mobile version of thinkb4u.com To enjoy the full digital literacy experience check out thinkb4u.com on a computer or tablet. 01 Defanged Find out how much is too much when it comes to sharing information online. 02 Digital Distraction Discover if you've become addicted to your digital devices and when you should put them away. 03 Annoyifications Texting and IM'ing has become the new way to communicate, but often things get lost in translation. 04 Scams Learn to identify the tell-tale signs of an online scam and what to look out for. 05 Counterfeit Goods Follow some simple advice when shopping online to ensure you receive the product that was pitched 06 Cite A Site Educate yourself on properly citing a site.
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Apps in Action: Creating engaging presentations with Adobe Slate For me, one of the best things about using mobile technology in the classroom is that it allows users to create and share amazing content that previously would have been impossible. There are a range of fantastic tools out there which facilitate this, depending on the type of content you wish to create, but one that has caught my interest recently is Adobe Slate. Adobe is on a roll and offers a wide range of superb apps for iOS devices. Slate was even made it on to the App Store’s Best of 2015 list. Below is an example of a presentation made using Adobe Slate, focusing on a case study of the volcanic eruption at Mt.
Three Places to Find and Download Public Domain Video Footage This afternoon I received an email from a reader who was looking for some places that her students could download free videos to re-use in their own video projects. These are the sources that I recommended as a starting place. The Internet Archive is the first place that comes to mind when I am asked for a source of Public Domain media. The Moving Image Archive within the Internet Archive is an index of more than 1.7 million video clips. Most of what you will find in the Moving Image Archive can be downloaded in a variety of file formats.
5 Tools for Creating & Sharing Online Corkboards This afternoon on Twitter I was asked for suggestions for tools similar to Padlet. I love Padlet, but it's always nice to have some alternatives bookmarked. My list of alternatives to Padlet is featured below. I've ordered the list according to my preference for each tool. The best alternative to Padlet is Lino It. Anatomy of a Lesson Page Whether you're new to Common Sense Media’s Digital Literacy and Citizenship curriculum or have been using it for years, this is a good time to refresh your knowledge of all that's offered within our lesson pages. There are a lot of new resources! What’s New: 1.
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50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016 50 Of The Best Teaching And Learning Apps For 2016 by TeachThought Staff What are the best teaching and learning apps for 2016? That’s a good question this post looks to answer. Every year, we put together a collection of what we believe are the best teaching and learning apps for that year. A Wonderful Chart of Educational Web Tools to Use in Class September 22, 2014 Here is a wonderful chart featuring a plethora of diverse tools arranged according to the task they are to perform. From web tools to create digital quizzes to note taking and brainstorming tools, this chart is definitely a must have. The only inconvenience I see in it is that the web tools mentioned are not hyperlinked so you need to Google them yourself to access them. I am not really sure who has created this chart. I did an extensive search online but still could not figure it out. However, I came across this work in David Andrade's blog Educational Technology Guy.
12 Fantastic Free Tools for Creating Social Media Marketing Images September 25, 2014 by Tricia Goss The human brain processes visual data 60,000 times faster than text. Your audience’s eyes are drawn to visual content. They are more likely to engage, share and recall it. Be a Good Digital Citizen: Tips for Teens and Parents Kids are the creators. It’s all about participating; communicating; making music, images, and videos; and posting written content. And the content that’s there? Kids must be able to know whether it’s credible or not.Everything happens in front of a vast, invisible, and often anonymous audience. Once something is out there, it lasts for a long time. Top 5 Linux Video Editor Software I'm looking for a free video editor similar to - Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple iMovie, Final Cut Pro or Microsoft Movie Maker under Linux Desktop operating system. My tasks are pretty simple such as cutting, filtering, and encoding tasks etc. Can you provide me a list of FOSS software which can be used for video capture and video editing purposes under Fedora or Ubuntu Linux desktop systems?