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!