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6 Free Sites for Creating Your Own Comics In the days of cold, hard newsprint, only people who could draw were successful comic strip authors. In some cases, this resulted in comic strips that had very nice pictures, but weren't all that funny (cough, Blondie). Thankfully, the Internet has taught us not to accept an inferior form of comic artistry, but a more flexible one. Comic strip enthusiasts who want funny but don't care about pretty drawing can have their strips, those who want artistry have theirs, and even those with very specific tastes can find something just right. The best part about these developments is that they allow you, regardless of any talent as an artist or comedian, to create your very own comic strip. Depending on what you're going for, you can use one of these six sites to help you do it.

Screencasting Software - ScreenFlow Overview - Telestream Record Anything. With ScreenFlow you can record any part of your monitor while also capturing your video camera, iOS device, microphone, multi-channel audio device and your computer audio. Edit Everything. visualizing.org: a New Shared and Free Resource on Data Visualization Visualizing [visualizing.org] has just been released as the latest online player in the ever-increasing blogosphere about the topic of data visualization. But Visualizing is different in many ways. For one, the man behind the Visualizing initiative is Adam Bly, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Seed and one of the people behind the impressive Design and the Elastic Mind exhibition at MoMA. Together with the fact that Visualizing is also supported by a wide range of highly reputable design institutions, the website positions itself as the most serious media player in the field of data visualization, enjoying an unseen amount of credibility and financial funding.

Google Lit Trips for Young Readers Where in the world will our youngest readers travel as they discover the world of books! Reading About Reading Kind Words Site Map Site Search KidPad KidPad Version 1.0 is now available for free download for non-commercial use! Introduction KidPad is a collaborative story authoring tool for children. It provides basic drawing functionality on a zooming canvas enabled by Jazz. The narrative structure of a story is defined by creating spatial hyperlinks between objects on the canvas. Instead of using a standard WIMP (Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointer) user interface, KidPad uses local tools that can be picked up, used and dropped anywhere on the drawing surface.

andykirk.eLearning January 11 EtherPad - real-time collaboration tool. First there was Etherpad . Then Google bought the software and released it as Open Source. There are now a wide range of sites running EtherPad, so it really is your choice which one to use. Whichever you settle on it provides a great tool for instant collaboration, group activities and brainstorming, with a group of learners or work colleagues.

6 New Mac Apps for Designers and Developers This series is supported by Rackspace, the better way to do hosting. Learn more about Rackspace's hosting solutions here. Mac OS X is a popular platform for developers and designers of all stripes. Apple has always had strength in the graphic design market, but even before Apple's shift to Intel processors in 2006, developers started migrating to Mac OS X.

Action Verbs Present Progressive Grammar Game Practice Action Verbs with Present Progressive Tenses using this ESL Rally Car Game.This game is also excellent for classroom teaching. Teachers can engage students in a classroom vocabulary review for elementary ESL, EFL Learners. It can be used to energize a dull class, to review work that was done or simply as a reward for good classroom work. Fun activity to learn present progressive grammar with verbs like - reading, swimming, eating, cooking etc. It is especially useful for teaching ESL Young Learners and Beginners. Have fun teaching and learning English!

Tumblecloud tumblecloud is a whole new way to work together. We call it the power of participation. Pull together teams from all across the enterprise. Moodle 2 Videos Welcome to YouTube! The location filter shows you popular videos from the selected country or region on lists like Most Viewed and in search results.To change your location filter, please use the links in the footer at the bottom of the page. Click "OK" to accept this setting, or click "Cancel" to set your location filter to "Worldwide". The location filter shows you popular videos from the selected country or region on lists like Most Viewed and in search results. Apple Opens Up iAd Creation to the Masses In an indication that the company will no longer be so tight-fisted about control of its iAd creation, Apple today rolled out iAd Producer, a free desktop app that lets third parties make iAds. iAd Producer "makes it easy for you to design and assemble high-impact, interactive content for iAd," the company writes on its Apple Developer page, adding that the app "automatically manages the HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript" behind iAds. By making the creation of iAds available via a graphic user interface, the app effectively removes the need for advanced development acumen. Apple introduced the iAd platform in April with the goal of changing the face and quality of advertising.

Pixon.com is a cartoon generator that allows users to design dynamic characters which can be modified to express more emotions. The characters facial expressions and looks can also be modified. Users can create their own characters, pixon.com provide an intuitive click-n-drag motion. It also gives to the users the possibility to design speech bubbles and modify in infinity possibilities the default backgrounds. This is one of the most complex comic generators; however, it is easy to be used by beginners. I found it appropriate for children in grades 4 to 12. Teaching Tips: 1. Teachers can make a cartoon project to be developed during each quarter or school year. 2. Children can design sequences to analyze parts of plays. 3. It is appropriate for collaborative writing strategies. by gabrielapearltrees Oct 26

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