44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work 44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work by TeachThought Staff Educators are often admonished to design work that “leaves the classroom.” This is partly a push for authenticity. Work that is “real world” will naturally be more engaging to students because it has more chance to have credibility in their eyes, and usefulness in their daily lives.
30 Sites and Apps for Digital Storytelling - Tech Learning Digital storytelling is a great way for teachers to encourage the creative use of technology in learning. The process can be used with almost any subject, and with the abundance of apps and tools available, there’s one that’s right for every classroom. 30hands Learning - A user-friendly iOS app with video tutorials to help users create a video story by adding narration to images. Animaker Class - A drag-and-drop tool for students that also offers features such as group management, an in-app messenger, and task tracking.
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Typography: software, sites, tools, tutorials... - CrystalXP A few month ago we saw typographic art through a selection from Abduzeedo (click here for reading the article). Well, today I suggest you to continue our selection of graphics resources in order to help you to make nice creations where typography plays a large part : avatars, signatures, wallpapers, design of your web site or blog, posters, logos... Here is a non exhaustive list of web sites that offer many fonts with different styles to help you to realize your projects. - Dafont - FontCubes - fontex Strategies / Aspect 2: Understanding Technology / Element 3: Technology in New Zealand / Pre-service / Teacher education / Welcome to Technology Online - Technology Online Teacher Education – Pre-service Element 3 Aspect 2: Understanding Technology Strategy 1 Snakes & ladders game
9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again Learning Apps & Tools | Feature 9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again By Kim Fortson10/22/12 For many students, writing a novel summary is not exactly a glamorous assignment. Digital Storytelling: iMovie Trailer PDF Storyboards Here are a few trailers made by teachers and students. Next to each one is the iMovie trailer template it uses. My Dream Destination - Italy uses the Expedition template. uses the Superhero template. uses the Adrenaline template.The Giver Book Trailer uses the Adrenaline template. uses the Swashbuckler template. uses the Retro template. Because trailers are so short, the information you convey has to be concise. iMovie’s templates do not leave much room for text. And, the more you write, the smaller the text becomes and harder it is to read.
Creating eBook Bestsellers: Free eBooks At BEA, Kelly Peterson moderated a discussion with three panelists, all of them influential in the eBook industry. As a refresher, these are the panelists: Erin Gorham, Digital Account Manager at HarperCollinsNathan Maharaj, Director of Merchandising at KoboSusan Ruszala, President of NetGalley Reader Tutorial: Typography Wallpaper in Photoshop We have accepted some tutorials from readers and we think it's really good to open the blog, so anyone can share their skills with the community. Because of that, we will start the "Reader Tutorial" series. If you have or want to write a tutorial and publish it here on Abduzeedo, just send it via email to us. Thank you very much and enjoy our first tutorial from Jonathan Connolly. Hey guys this is Creative Volition, an advertising and design agency based out of South Florida.
ESL-Methods - Video Resources SIOP Developed by Dr. Jana Echevarría, Dr. MaryEllen Vogt, and Dr. Deborah Short, is the only empirically validated approach for implementing effective sheltered content instruction for students who are acquiring English as a second (or multiple) language Project CONNECT, TITLE III National Professional Development Resource provides support for ELLs aligned with standards. Multiple strategies and videos are available. 33 Great Apps for Storytelling and Creativity 2013 Update… Here are the main apps I suggest for storytelling. Some of them are actual bookmaking apps, some are apps for creating stories in various ways and others are apps I would use to help kids plan out a story. I have listed them in the order of importance for my classroom. I think the first 10 on the list are a must have for all elementary classrooms. Educreations FREE- (example HERE and HERE) There is also a web version of this tool
ThingLink Tutorial Learn how to use ThingLink to create, share and manage your interactive images! Navigation# When you first log in to ThingLink you’ll see several main tabs at the top of the page. This is the main way you’ll navigate through the site Search# Search for cool content created by other users Try using subject based keywords to get the best results Creating an Authentic Maker Education Rubric While many teachers are excited about the maker movement and may even be creating projects for their classrooms, assessment can be puzzling even to veteran classroom teachers. How can teachers prove that deep, rich learning is occurring through making? How do we justify a grade to students and parents alike, especially to the student who "just isn’t good at art"? By crafting a three-part rubric that assesses process, understanding, and product, teachers can rest assured that they are covering all the bases. Part 1: Process
Cool Typography with the Blend Tool in Illustrator I have written some Illustrator tutorials in which I've used the Blend Tool to create swirls and other shapes, but I have never used it to create a text effect. Then we received this email suggestion from one of our readers quite a few months ago asking us how to create that effect. I really like the text effect and decided to give it a try.