Whether you’re practicing flipped or blended learning in your classroom, set the occasional video assignment, or have just observed that your students are the Netflix generation — you’ve likely seen what powerful tool video can for teaching and learning.
That's why we've put together a comprehensive guide to help instructors create great quality video with their PCs. The guide covers tips and techniques that are useful in creating webcam and screen recordings, lecture capture and video as
If you use Evernote a lot, there are probably certain notes, searches, notebooks, or tags that you use more often than others. In those cases, it can be really helpful (especially if you also use application launchers like Launchy) to have a desktop shortcut or some other quick way to jump directly to that particular note, saved search, tag, or notebook in Evernote.
Aviator is the most secure browser by default, by simply removing features and functionality that only helps advertising empires and by adding additional protections which are designed to reduce attacks that generally work in all other browsers. In so doing, Aviator also protects your privacy by greatly reducing the information you leak out to the Internet.
Google is a more powerful tool than most people realize. You can get much more refined searches with Google's built-in tools, advanced operators, and third-party extensions. You can also use it for some pretty cool stuff if you know the right tricks. Here are 10 of our favorite lesser known tricks and features.
Share audio content online and completely free and post it anywhere on the internet. Croak.it is a voice technology tool that allows users to discover, collect and convey thoughts and expressions on-the-go over voice in 30-second audio snippets (called \'croaks\') with a single click. With its webapp, mobile apps, and the TALK BUTTON which lets businesses allow users speak on their websites, Croak.it aims to revolutionize all online asynchronous voice communication. Sign up now or download the free app.
EarSketch teaches computer science through music composition and remixing! No prior knowledge of either computer science or music is needed. See “More About EarSketch” below to learn more about the software.
Last week I read ‘iWoz’ by Steve Wozniak. The subtitle summarises the book nicely 'How I Invented the Personal Computer, Co-Founded Apple, and Had Fun Doing It’. For anyone with an interest in the birth of the personal computer this is a must read that also offers numerous gems for those interested in teaching and learning and makes great reading alongside Tony Wagner’s ‘Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World’.