17 visualisation tools to make your data beautiful You don’t need to be a seasoned data scientist or have a degree in graphic design in order to create incredible data visualisations. It has become a lot simpler to mine your data and interpret your insights in an engaging, attractive, and most importantly easy to understand way. This is a list of various different free and premium tools and platforms available which will allow you to communicate data in a variety of different formats, from interactive charts, to infographics, to maps, to word clouds. Not all will be suitable for your particular data set or your audience, but its certainly worth experimenting with a few to seek out the most relevant. Hopefully you’ll not only learn some new skills and find some new creative tools, but also learn something about your own data. Infogr.am
Font Guide The Silhouette Design Store has a great selection of fonts that you can use to enhance your projects and say just the right words in just the right way. We have over 7,000 fonts to choose from, so chances are we have something that is just right for you. Most fonts purchased from the Silhouette Design Store should download and install automatically into your Silhouette Studio® library. To access those fonts, simply click the text tool on the right-hand side and scroll through to browse through all of the fonts available to you.
Phallaina – Applications sur Google Play Phallaina is the first "scrolling graphic novel", an original and completely free digital graphic novel by Marietta Ren. Available in both French and English, this experience has been optimized for tablet reading. This horizontal "scroll graphic novel" is part of the official selection of the Angoulême 2016 international comics festival. It introduces a new format conceived for mobile screens, inviting you to experience a new way of reading. 12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations About two weeks ago, I wrote an article about representing information in form of an infographic. You can read the article here: 17 Fantastic Infographic Generators! Today, in this article I would write about another form of representing information i.e. through a presentation.
Learn the CSS border-radius property by building a calculator Have you ever seen a button on a web page that has rounded edges? Have you ever seen an image that fits within a circle? If so, you have seen the impact of using the CSS border-radius property. You can give any element “rounded corners” by applying a border-radius through CSS. Border-radius syntax
28 of the Best Flipped Classroom Apps for Middle School Teachers At last count, there were over 80,000 educational apps available to teachers. There are apps for everything: literacy, STEM, productivity, audiovisual, etc. There are apps which improve accessibility for students with different learning challenges, i.e. text to voice, voice to text, etc. While many of these may be a dream come true for educators, the dizzying array of choices is also a nightmare. Teachers just don’t have time to filter through thousands of apps to find the one that works best for the needs of their students. To help, we started to create curated lists of the best apps in a variety of education related categories.
3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class October 23, 2014 Whiteboard animation videos are videos that draw themselves. They involve an animated use of images, shapes, characters, sounds and voice-overs to create a clip. This form of video production has been very popular recently and is widely used by some leading educational YouTube channels such as TED Ed and RSA Animate. Creating a whiteboard animation video is no longer a graphic designer's job. There are actually several web tools that allow you to easily put together an animated video with as simple tools as drag and drop. As a teacher, you can use these animations to create and share tutorials, presentations, step by tsp guides, and many more.
CSS :empty Selector Often, we want to style elements that contain content. How about when an element has no children or text at all? Easy, you can use the :empty selector 🤩 What's considered empty? VirtualiTeach Without a doubt one of the most innovative educators I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with is Mark Anderson aka ICT Evangelist. Mark and I met in 2015 at the Apple Distinguished Educator Institute in Amsterdam and since then we’ve collaborated on several projects including the App Wars event on iPad Educators, Mark’s #AppShareLive shows and even the first JESS Digital Innovation Summit (which Mark came over to Dubai to keynote for me.) Over the last year, one series of projects that Mark has had huge success with is his Periodic Tables. The range has expanded to include Periodic Tables of iPad Apps (two volumes), a dedicated STEAM apps edition and even a special Edu-Twitter version. Towards the end of 2017 Mark asked if I’d be interested in collaborating on an AR and VR apps version and so the journey towards the graphic you see above began.
5 Best Prezi Alternatives - Business Presentation software by PowToon! In the last couple of years many people have been searching for innovative ways to create executive, unique, and memorable presentations. PowerPoint was exciting in the early days of its launch, but too many boring presentations led to the creation of new softwares like Prezi. Prezi presentations helped to prevent us from falling asleep during presentations, but the zooming in and out effects of their software, and limited manipulation capabilities, called for more options and new players in the presentation market. 1. PowToon – Best Prezi Alternative