It doesn’t take a lot of digging to find free media online, but more often than not, although these assets may be free to view and often download, copyright and licensing rules can put some pretty heavy restrictions on using them. This is where sites like the Public Domain Project can be of huge value, providing easy and searchable access to media files that are completely free of all known copyright restrictions. And that’s about as free as free gets on the modern web.
Storytelling is a very useful skill. It helps kids reel in listeners and requires them to remember material by heart. Use these fun apps and sites to help kids find their unique voice as storytellers, orators, individuals.
The media world was taken by surprise when HBO — and subsequently CBS — announced they will allow consumers to bypass traditional pay TV distributors to access entertainment content directly via the Internet.
"We loved the idea of using iPads to help guide students through the process of learning. When Google Drive was placed on the iPads at our school we knew this would be a way for us to transfer student work off devices and eagerly planned a project to utilize the technology.
We asked the Students in our Grade 3/4 classes to make their own original digital fairy tale. Using a hook, relating to the Calgary flood of 2013, students wrote a fairy tale for a character displaced by the flood. Students were guided through a variety of writing lessons, based on Barbara Mariconda’s work, students worked in groups of two to write, illustrate and produce an original fairy tale iMovie."
If you are not comfortable using real photos to represent yourself in any online profiles and avatars, why not create a cartoon characters of yourself? It’ll definitely be fun and unique to others when you are representing yourself in a cartoonized way in any online profiles and avatars, anywhere from ... Continue reading »
Karen E Smith's insight:
Sometimes a character "photo" is better than a real photo for site participation.
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