3 Powerful Apps for Creating Green Screen Videos with Students June 8, 2015 Green screen is a cinematographic technique that allows video editors to add a variety of visual effects to their videos. These effects include : adding virtual backgrounds, superimposing subjects over animated backdrops, placing a subject on another shot and many more. Green screen technology has been widely used in weather and movie industry. But now with the emergence of apps such as the ones below, everyone can use this technology to create engaging clips and presentations. Free Collaborative Video Creation with iPads This is a guest post from Greg Kulowiec of EdTechTeacher.org, an advertiser on Free Technology for Teachers. Publishing student video that is created with iPads can be a challenging process, especially with younger students. Even schools that are Google Apps typically decide to turn off YouTube uploads to the student accounts.
Answered: What Can an iPad Do? 2. Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Etc. Let's not forget about all of the other social networks. In fact, for a website like Instagram, the iPad can actually add to the experience. The iPad's screen runs at a higher resolution than most monitors, which means photos look absolutely beautiful. 12 Important iPad Tips Every Teacher Should know About August 31, 2015 iPad is radically transforming education and revolutionizing the way we teach and learn. With over 80,000 educational apps created specifically for iPad, both teachers and students are empowered with endless possibilities and learning experiences that were up to the very recent past beyond imagination. From apps to create interactive content and simulated experiments to apps that allow you to virtually explore the human body or navigate the wide universe and galaxies, iPad brings a world of knowledge and learning opportunities right to your fingertips. Given the burgeoning importance of iPad in education, we deemed it important to share with our readers some interesting resources to help them tap into the full educational potential of this versatile device. In this regard, we have compiled the list below featuring some important iPad tips for teachers. These are some basic functionalities to enhance your overall productivity and take your iPad usage to the next level.
7 Fabulous iPad Apps to Create Short Animated Lessons for Your Flipped Classroom Today, however, I am sharing with you a set of some wonderful apps that you can use to create short video lessons and tutorials to share with your students. You can also use them to : Easily explain a range of topics from math to chemistry to music theory to basket weaving.Attach a personal message to any travel photos you want to shareDiagram offensive and defensive strategies for sportsGrade student work with commentary explaining the reasoning behind their performanceImplement a “flipped classroom” Showcase your tutorials online and share your knowledge with your students, friends, family, or the world! 17 Ways Siri Can Help You Be More Productive By Daniel Nations Updated October 13, 2015. When Siri was first announced, I thought it was more gimmick than useful. Sure, some people love the idea of speaking into their phone or tablet and getting answers, but it's quick enough to just search the web. And then I started using Siri... She can actually be a very good personal assistant if you let her, and her powers range from keeping you more organized to helping you figure out where you want to go and give you directions to get there.
10 Great iOS 9 Features for Teachers October 13, 2015 iOS 9 is the newest release of Apple’s operating system. iOS 9 comes with a bunch of powerful features and enhancements to improve your productivity and performance.We have been experimenting with some of the features embedded in this update and decided to share with what we think are the best things in iOS 9 for us in education. 1- Picture in Picture While using FaceTime or watching a video, press the Home button and your video screen scales down to a corner of your display. Tap to open a second app, and your video continues to play — even while you use the other app.
Otus - A Great Online Learning Environment Otus is a free online learning environment that I first learned about in July. One of the founders of the company recently gave me a hands-on tour of the environment, I was impressed by the possibilities of what I saw. Otus was originally designed to be a service for teachers to distribute assignments, quizzes, polls, reading materials, and essential information from their iPads to their students' iPads. Otus has expanded to support use within a web browser on laptops and Chromebooks. To get started with Otus sign up as a teacher either on the iPad app or in your web browser.
How to use Camera for iPhone and iPad: The ultimate guide If the iPhone — or iPod touch or iPad — is the best camera you have with you, the Camera app has to be one of the best, and most important apps on your device. With it, you can capture those magic moments with your family and friends, at work or at play, at home or on vacation, in your backyard or atop a mountain halfway around the world. From front- to rear-facing, still photos regular, square, or panoramic, to video and slow motion video, with built in high dynamic range (HDR), burst mode, filters, and more, the Camera app has a ton of functionality and options. Here's how to get started How to quickly access your camera from the Lock screen on iPhone or iPad The iPhone's iSight takes great photos under a wide range of conditions, but you still need to have it in your hands, ready to shoot, whenever the need arises.
APPS For more apps connected to English, please visit Skolappar and Kunskapsplattan! Here is a compilation of 25 iPad Apps for Learning Spelling Scroll down for more iPad apps! Apps for iPhone (iTunes Store) Google Translate - translate words and phrases between more than 50 languages using Google Translate for iOS. 8 Useful Video Apps for your iPad 1- Animoto Video " Turn your photos into stunning, professional-quality videos, complete with music and text, with Animoto’s free app! " 2- Videolicious The Best Tools and Apps for Flipped Learning Classroom July 25, 2014 Following the posting of "Managing iPad Videos in Schools" somebody emailed me asking about some suggestions for tools and apps to create instructional videos to use in a flipped learning setting. In fact, over the last couple of years I have reviewed several web tools and iPad apps that can be used in flipped classroom but the ones I am featuring below are among the best out there. 1- Educlipper Educlipper is a wonderful tool for creating video tutorials and guides to share with students. As a teacher you can create an Educlipper board for your class and share the link with them.
watchlater for iPad Many of us use our iPads to watch movies, play games, and do other fun activities. Watching videos on YouTube can be fun. But sometimes you want to download videos to consume on your tablet. watchlater for iPad is a handy application that lets you download videos to watch later on your device. It support various video platforms, including YouTube, Vimeo, TED, and … watchlater supports YouTube, TED, collegehumor, and other popular video platforms. 6 Great iPad Apps to Grab Text From Pictures and Turn It to Digital Characters November 22, 2014 Below are some good iPad apps for optical character recognition. Using these apps will allow you to convert the text contained in an image or photo into digital characters that you can then edit, copy, or/and share. The way this technology works is pretty similar in all of these apps.