SketchBook - draw and paint Autodesk® SketchBook® is an intuitive painting and drawing application designed for people of all skill levels, who love to draw. We reimagined the paint engine, so SketchBook delivers more fluid pencils and natural painting than ever before, all while keeping the interface clean and simple. With SketchBook, capture everything from your smallest doodles to your biggest ideas, all in one place, no matter where you are. Just added: Time-lapse recording is now available for Android! Easily capture in-app video of your drawing process to share with your network. We also removed the Sign In requirement for many of the advanced features.
8 Free Mind Map Tools & How to Best Use Them Advertisement Here’s the good news. Finally, we can be like Leonardo da Vinci’s in one small way. No, we are not getting his polymathic superpowers. His penchant for taking free-flowing notes that filled notebooks with diagrams and scribblings is more achievable. Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be overwhelming. Many teachers have little to no money to pay for premium versions of apps and are looking for quick and easy ways to determine how an app works. They must also consider why it might be useful for their teaching practice.
@mrocallaghan_edu image via @gapingvoid Challenge (includes differentiation) Explanation Modelling – Show Call – Seven Tips for Effective Storytelling Best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell popularized the idea that 10,000 hours of practice are necessary to become an expert or master in a chosen field of practice. Our chosen field of practice at donorworx is face-to-face fundraising, which we also like to think of as the art of storytelling. Who better to look to as a Master Storyteller then Lori L Jacbowith, who has more than 25 years of experience telling and coaching thousands of stories as both a nonprofit staff person and a trainer and coach. Lori shares her top 7 suggestions for mastering your storytelling. Stories should be about real people who need something, hopefully something that YOUR organization provides.Allow the person in your story to have a real name, age, and to speak for themselves.Minds wander, get real quickly. In about 4 – 10 seconds your listeners tune out if you haven’t grabbed them.
Free & Easy Green Screen Editing- How to Make Transparent Background Your Green Screen Editing Just Got Easier! Ever wanted to remove the background from an image for free without a tablet or a paid App? You can! I’m going to share two ways you can easily do green screen editing regardless of the device you have! This post will cover 2 different ways to make transparent backgrounds, one for Mac/iPad/iPhone users and one for online photo editing with Chromebooks or other non-iOS devices! For Mac/iPad/iPhone Users:
An Excellent Interactive Whiteboard for Creating Tutorials for Your Students May , 2014Pixiclip is an excellent free web tool that provides users with a canvas where they can draw, sketch, narrate, and record their creations. This is an ideal whiteboard tool that you can use with your students to record explanations of processes or to create tutorials for flipped classroom materials. This interactive whiteboard allows you to upload images, draw sketches, add text, and record your voice. Pixiclip does not require you to have an account to use it but for you to save and later edit your creations you will need to register for free. Here is how you can use Pixiclip to create a tutorial : 1- Click on "create a Pixiclip"
Native American Quotes, Native American Wisdom Sayings Inspirational sayings, quotes, and words of wisdom from a Native American perspective, reflecting Native American beliefs, philosophy and spirituality. Cherokee Prayer Blessing May the Warm Winds of HeavenBlow softly upon your house.May the Great SpiritBless all who enter there.May your MocassinsMake happy tracksin many snows,and may the RainbowAlways touch your shoulder. Google Apps and Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs Chromebooks and Google Apps are excellent assistive technology (AT) that help students with special needs access curriculum and information. Google Apps and Extensions in the Chrome Web Store provide many supports to students with learning challenges. Chromebooks allow students to access curriculum while avoiding their triggers.
Elena Godunova) Login with Facebook Login with Google connect with Google Drive Check123 Video Encyclopedia Sometimes you just need a little video to act as a hook, to activate prior learning, to get kiddos up to speed, to engage. You search the usual video platforms and sift through lists of noisy results. Check123 Video Encyclopedia is a promising solution.
Seven Free Online Whiteboard Tools for Teachers and Students This afternoon through the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page I received a request for some free whiteboard apps. All of the following seven tools can be used to draw and type on a whiteboard in your browser. With the exception of PixiClip all of these tools can be used collaboratively for brainstorming sessions.
Ancient Siberian genome reveals genetic origins of Native Americans The genome sequence of a 24,000-year-old Siberian individual has provided a key piece of the puzzle in the quest for Native American origins. The ancient Siberian demonstrates genomic signatures that are basal to present-day western Eurasians and close to modern Native Americans. This surprising finding has great consequences for our understanding of how and from where ancestral Native Americans descended, and also of the genetic landscape of Eurasia 24,000 years ago. The breakthrough is reported in this week's Nature (Advance Online Publication) by an international team of scientists, led by the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark (University of Copenhagen).