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Excellent Guides and Tutorials to Help Kids Make Engaging Educational Movies

Excellent Guides and Tutorials to Help Kids Make Engaging Educational Movies

Video Tutorials for Teachers on Using Augmented Reality App Aurasma July 3, 2014 Talking about augmented reality technology in teaching and learning the first thing that comes to mind is this wonderful app called Aurasma. Since its release a few years ago, Aurasma gained so much in popularity and several teachers have already embraced it within their classrooms. For those of you who are not yet familiar with how Aurasma works and how to use in it in your class, the video tutorials below will help you out. Aurasma is an augmented reality app that’s changing the way millions of people see and interact with the world. Bring tagged images, objects and even physical locations to life with interactive digital content, such as video, animations and 3D scenes ( called Auras). 1- Aurasma demo 2- Aurasma iPad App tutorial 3- How to create and publish and Aura 4- How to create and view a location based aura 5- Creating and using 3D models 6- Teaching with Aurasma 7- Example of how Shaw Primary school uses Aurasma

TeacherTube - Teach the World A Good Tool to Annotate and Create Interactive Videos for Your Class July 23, 2014 ThingLink is one of my favourite web tools for creating interactive images.If you have never used ThingLink before then here is a step by step guide I posted earlier to outlining the entire procedure to create your first interactive visual that can embed videos, maps, text and links. ThingLink has also released a new feature called ThingLink for Video. This new feature is still in beta phase but you can request an early access to try it. ThingLink video allows you to easily add interactive elements to public videos on YouTube. This is a great way to add rich layers of information and resources to videos you share with students.

Teachers Guide to Creating Rich Interactive Visuals Using ThingLink July 22, 2014ThingLink is an excellent web tool that allows you to create interactive images online. The images you create can come alive by adding to them text, video, music, and links. ThingLink has also recently rolled out a new feature, which is still in beta, that allows you to add interactive pinmarks to YouTube videos. These pin marks can be links to other videos or websites. The ability to enrich images with different media content makes ThingLink an ideal tool to incorporate in your instruction. There are a variety of ways you can use ThingLink with your students and the visual below provides 27 examples of activities that students can do using this platform. The process to create your first interactive image is pretty basic. 1- First register with ThingLink. 2- There are four ways to upload an image to your ThingLink account: you can upload one from your hard-drive, import it from Facebook, use a public Flickr image, or use one hosted online.

Les meilleures conférences TED sur l’éducation Sir Ken Robinson nous expose d’une manière amusante et profonde la nécessité de créer un système éducatif qui favorise (plutôt que rabaisse) la créativité. Sir Ken Robinson plaide pour un apprentissage personnalisé en lieu et place des enseignements standardisés – il s’agit de créer les conditions où les talents naturels des enfants peuvent s’épanouir. Sugata Mitra nous fait part de son audacieux projet : construire l’Ecole dans le Cloud, un laboratoire d’apprentissage en Inde où les enfants reflechissent et s’entraident ensemble en utilisant les ressources et le parrainage à partir du Cloud. Dans une culture où être sociable et ouvert sont des qualités valorisées plus que toutes autres, il peut s’avérer difficile, voire honteux, d’être introverti. Daphne Koller encourage les meilleures universités à mettre leurs cours les plus fascinants en ligne gratuitement — pas seulement comme un service, mais comme un moyen de faire des recherches sur la façon dont les gens apprennent.

Introducing Shotcut, a new free video editor Dan Dennedy is returning to development of a Kino-like video editor after several years of hiatus. The new project is called Shotcut. Shotcut is currently at a very early stage of development. It is based on the MLT framework, created by Dan in 2004 in collaboration with Charlie Yates, another former Kino developer. Until few days ago the application didn't do much beyond simple playback with trimming controls, but now Shotcut has capturing, encoding and streaming. Since Shotcut relies on MLT, it can use several capture sources, available via File / Open other... menu command: Blackmagic DeckLink SDI / Intensity HDMI devices; Video4Linux devices; network video stream; various generators (noise, plasma etc.). You can encode the data to a video file, using presets or custom preferences. Encoding settings in Shotcut You can also stream the data over UDP. Setting streaming over UDP That really isn't all that's in the works. What happened to Kino I am done working on it. And the desktop users?