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Disruptions: Minecraft, an Obsession and an Educational Tool

Disruptions: Minecraft, an Obsession and an Educational Tool | Tech in School | Scoop.it
Teachers and parents are using Minecraft, a video game popular with children, to help teach science, history, languages and ethics.
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Photoshop alternatives | Use free photo-editing software to achieve complex effects

Photoshop alternatives | Use free photo-editing software to achieve complex effects | Tech in School | Scoop.it

Adobe’s Photoshop is the gold standard when it comes to photo-editing software – the preferred tool for many graphic designers and photographers. But many of the complex features that once only a Photoshop pro could do, can now be achieved using basic, free software that comes with your computer or downloaded from the Web. Think cropping, resizing, color adjustments, filters, red-eye removal, and automatic enhancements.

 

In fact, a lot of useful photo-editing features are built into online photo-sharing sites like Google+ and Flickr.However, what if you want to quickly apply one or two effects without having to become a Photoshop guru? We’ve found and tested a few online alternatives that won’t require you to fire up any photo-editing apps....


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Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, September 23, 2013 8:48 AM

good alternatives to Photoshop for the entry level to advanced user

Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, October 1, 2013 12:08 PM

Cool tools here..

Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, October 25, 2013 8:41 AM

Great free photo editing tools here

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Technology-Rich Learning Experiences for First Graders (Revised 6/2/12) | MyWeb4Ed

Technology-Rich Learning Experiences for First Graders (Revised 6/2/12) | MyWeb4Ed | Tech in School | Scoop.it
Technology-Rich Learning Experiences for First Graders...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos

Free Technology for Teachers: Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos | Tech in School | Scoop.it

This evening I received a question from a reader who was wondering what I use to create the annotated screen capture images that you see in the guides that I produce. I create those images by using Jing which I have installed on my Mac and Windows computers. There are other services that I have tried from time to time. Those services along with Jing are described below....


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Kyle Nicholas's curator insight, September 14, 2013 10:07 AM

Tools like this (especially free tools) really help online educators bring classes alive!

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 14, 2013 4:46 PM

Must haves for your swocial media, blogging toolbox.

Amélie Silvert's curator insight, September 15, 2013 3:45 AM

screencastomatic the easiest way to capture your screen add voice and publish a mp4 video or simply a video onto you Youtube video.

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How Blogging Can Help Reluctant Writers - Edudemic

How Blogging Can Help Reluctant Writers - Edudemic | Tech in School | Scoop.it
Blogging is an excellent way of motivating students to develop a lifelong love of learning. Writing is a process, and when they learn this they will be able to apply the skills to other aspects of their schooling.

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