The Google Cultural Institute ... wow .. where did this magical resource pop up from ... a MUST for all history educators and learners ... let your colleagues know.
The Google Cultural Institute helps preserve and promote culture online With a team of dedicated engineers, Google is building tools that make it simple to tell the stories of our diverse cultural heritage and make them accessible worldwide. "We have created this site to provide a visually rich and interactive online experience for telling cultural stories in new ways. Discover exhibits by expert curators, find artifacts, view photographs, read original manuscripts, watch videos, and more."
YouTube brings interactive quizzes to videos with Questions Editor beta This is an opt-in beta for a simple Video Questions Editor on YouTube. Through this editor you can setup multiple questions to be displayed on top of your video during playback that a viewer can answer.
You may have thought that things went quiet over the summer, but there has been a lot of activity going on behind the scenes re the draft ICT Programmes of Study (PoS), culminating in two developments ...
"Your Kids first email" " Kids create emails using five tools adapted to their needs: pencils, brushes, photos, backgrounds, stamps and their own words. Kids have their own inbox where they receive mails from friends and family, and can reply right away. When their e-mail is created, they can easily send it to mom and dad, their grandparents or close friends "Maily accounts are created and supervised by you, the parents. You decide who your children can communicate with."
Vsnap makes it easy to send short video messages as a more personal alternative to email. A vsnap is 60 seconds, maximum. There's nothing to download. All you need are an internet connection and a camera on your computer, smartphone or tablet. You can send vsnaps to any email address or group of email addresses, or directly to your Twitter feed. And you can add attachments to your vsnap, providing context that's much richer than text.