Below you will find a list of services and websites that provide content that you can use as building blocks in your own works. From music, to video, to images, these services give you public domain and/or openly licensed (ie. Creative Commons licensed) content that you can reuse in your own work.
Via Elizabeth E Charles
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Wonderful, exhaustive list of creative common resources. great for book trailers and other projects
“ Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.” TED-Ed Clubs provide a framework for getting students together on a regular basis to talk about their big ideas.
Via Karen Bonanno, Cindy Rudy
“Young Adult literature is more than vampires, thank goodness. Some of the most powerful YA books being written today are what I call "resilience literature:" stories about tough issues that teens deal with every day.”
Create minimalist, multimedia, touch-enabled presentations in just minutes. Presentics is a brand-new approach to presentations. It takes advantage of the multitouch interface and provide full support for embedding media via the internet. Compared to conventional presentation software, Presentics is special in the following areas:...
Via Baiba Svenca
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Full version is $9.99. Free version offers in-app purchases.
A makerspace (sometimes also referred to as a hackerspace, hackspace or hacklab) is a location where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science, electronics, engineering, and/or digital or electronic art, can connect, create and collaborate. Makerspaces can be viewed as open community labs incorporating elements of machine shops, workshops, and/or studios where hackers and makers come together to share resources and knowledge to build and make things.Many libraries have embraced the maker movement and have incorporated makerspaces into the services they provide as they both encourage community building, skill sharing, participatory learning and the concepts of scientific and technological savvy as 21st century literacies.Click headline to read more and access hot links--
Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
“The vast majority of teachers, students and parents believe in the positive impacts of using educational technology. Don't get left behind! (New blog post with INFOGRAPHIC. Are You On The Educational Technology Bandwagon Yet?”
“Every time this argument resurfaces, it almost always references the talking point that YA books just look too damn girly. Girls in dresses, cursive fonts, pastels and pinks, etc. Although this isn't entirely true (recent cover trends ...”
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