Creative Commons Resources for Classroom Teachers Posted by Bill Ferriter on Sunday, 09/08/2013 If your students are using images, video, or music in the final products that they are producing for your class, then it is INCREDIBLY important that you introduce them to the Creative Commons -- an organization that is helping to redefine copyright laws. With a self-described goal to "save the world from failed sharing," the Creative Commons organization has developed a set of licenses that content creators can use when sharing the work. While every Creative Commons license requires that attribution to be given to the original owner of a piece of content, every license also details the ways that content can be used by others WITHOUT having to ask for permission in advance.
Twenty steps to help diagnose and fix system issues Jan 12, '04 10:22:00AM Contributed by: petey 20 Troubleshooting Steps for OS X So your OS X Mac isn't working quite right. Now 932: Using Audio In Keynote There are several ways you can incorporate sounds and music into your Keynote presentations. You can add a background soundtrack that will play over the entire presentation. You can also add a sound for a single frame. If you set up this sound correctly, you can control the sound in the frame as well. Video Transcript (Click to Expand) Hi, this is Gary with MacMost Now. On today’s episode let’s look at adding music to a Keynote presentation.
5 Great Sources of Creative Commons Images If you are after images to use in learning and teaching the fear of copyright infringement can loom large. One way around this is to look for Creative Commons licensed resources. These are resources which someone has shared specifically for reuse with some rights reserved rather than the traditional 'all rights reserved' approach of copyright laws. Attribution is vital when it comes to using these in your work, but they're a brilliant source of images, music, video etc and can really add to the creativity of your curriculum.
The Rephotography of Mark Klett: Views Across Time Gallery: Mark Klett & Aaron Rothman From Third View. Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe, 2009, “Rectilinear Composition of the South Rim Made from Six Photographs, Four by Alvin Langdon Coburn, ca. 1911." [Inset photos by Alvin Langdon Coburn, collection of the George Eastman House] Over the past three and a half decades, Mark Klett has pioneered and refined the art of rephotography. In 1977, Klett, with Ellen Manchester and JoAnn Verburg, began the Rephotographic Survey Project, locating the vantage points of iconic 19th-century photographs of the American West and meticulously reframing these views from 100 years prior. How to master the keyboard on Mac OS X: A comprehensive guide - Apple When you boot up a Mac and use Mac OS X for the first time, the best you can do with the keyboard is type using the standard characters that form the English language and use a few keyboard shortcuts that you are familiar with. But your keyboarding abilities on Mac OS X can be taken quite a bit beyond that, in ways not obvious to many, and in this article we take a look at the various ways you can do that. Keyboard Preference Pane
How to use iCloud Keychain Apple’s new iCloud Keychain aims to solve an irritating problem: even if you've entered usernames and passwords on your Mac, you still have to reenter every single one manually on your iPhone and iPad (as well as any other Macs you use). As of OS X 10.9 Mavericks and iOS 7.0.3, however, iCloud Keychain keeps these account credentials, along with credit card numbers and other personal information (including your account settings for email, contacts, calendars, and social networking services) in sync across your Macs and iOS devices automatically. Plus, Safari on both platforms now sports new features that integrate with iCloud Keychain, such as a built-in random password generator and an improved autofill capability. (Third-party apps may add support for iCloud Keychain in the future.) The setup process for iCloud Keychain is suprisingly involved, and has a couple of less-than-obvious steps.
Creativity on the Run: 18 Apps that Support the Creative Process "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Albert Einstein We do not need to teach creativity, but rather inspire its daily practice. Somewhere along the way, we simply forgot to honor this innate gift and how to access its power. Our role as educators is to encourage learning experiences that increase the ability to recognize and listen to our inner voice.