Five reasons why designers should Git - Flywheel Version control isn’t just for developers. Front-end designers and even content writers can use services such as Git to manage revisions and work better as teams. But don’t be intimidated. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Here Is A great Interactive Tool to Teach Students How to Read A Map Here is a great educational tool we came across today as we were working on the list of social studies websites for elementary students. Reading a Map is an interactive web tool provided by the National Park Service that helps students develop their reading map skills. Students get to learn how to read different data on the map, identify major types of maps and navigate their ways through the typography of a map. The tool is free to use and does not require any software installation or registration. To use this map reading tool, head over to this page and click on ‘Let’s go’.
Our Guide to Experience Mapping We’ve been doing experience mapping in our practice for several years now. Why? Customers are increasingly choosing products and services based on the quality of the experiences they have with them. Miami as a Collaborative Design Project: Talking Architecture with Allan Shulman In a sense, the city of Miami is a collaborative project. It’s a city that is greater than the sum of its parts, crafted by designers and inspired by history, nature and culture. It has featured a long line of architects that have guided its evolution. One of the latest design custodians is Allan Shulman of Shulman and Associates. Shulman and his firm have received more than 60 design awards for their work in Miami, providing a signature approach to tropical modernism across the full architectural spectrum.
30+ Fun Ways to Teach The Notes Of The Staff What’s your favourite way to teach the notes of the staff? I’m a member of a number of “music teacher groups” – email discussion lists and Facebook groups which are a great way to connect with others and get answers to questions that are music-ed related. “What are your favourite ways to teach the notes of the staff?” is a common question that pops up every few months or so (sometimes every few weeks!) Service design Reaching excellence with customers requires more than a good strategy. When it comes to execution, it takes craft, methods and skills to connect customers with the business in concrete ways. Service design offers a powerful toolbox to help organisations deal with internal challenges, enable a new customer experiences and create business value. A service design approach brings a human focus to the development of services. This helps organisations see the big picture as customers see it.
The Uncanny Valley is Uncanny Jaime is “creeped out” by technology. She uses her phone to get directions to her new job, only to find that the phone already knows where her office is. While shopping online, her favorite retail page already knows her gender before she’s had a chance to select it. Heck, her toaster even pops whenever she sticks out her tongue! 21 Top Presentation Tools for Teachers - More Than A Tech For years, PowerPoint reigned supreme as presentation software of choice for just about everyone, including teachers and students. In recent years though, upstarts like Prezi showed us that there was more than one way to move through traditional slides. We complied a list of 21 of the best presentation apps for educators.