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Reminder! TechSmith Is Ending Popular Free Products - Try These Alternatives

Reminder! TechSmith Is Ending Popular Free Products - Try These Alternatives | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Back in May TechSmith announced that they are ending support for some popular tools that they had offered for free for years. This afternoon I received an email from TechSmith reminding me that on August 31st they will be ending support for ScreenChomp, Snagit for Chrome, and Knowmia.

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Ouch more tools going away!

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Presentation Apps: A New Take on an Old Task - Lindsey Fuller | Reading Today Online

Presentation Apps: A New Take on an Old Task - Lindsey Fuller | Reading Today Online | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

"For my recent Engage post, I asked my students to review apps we had used to create presentations in our classroom. The apps included a variety of tools for making traditional slide show displays. But the beauty of the devices we are using in our classroom is that we can go so much further, and break past those conventional boundaries. With that in mind, I would like to share some of the apps my students utilized in creating presentations that were of the less traditional variety. "

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Interesting reviews of:

Pic Collage,

Prezi for iPad

ScreenChomp

 

Pic Collage was the easiest one for this instructor's students to use.

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10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

A screencast is a video recording of what’s happening on your computer monitor, often with annotations and/or narration. It can be simple or sophisticated..

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Excellent ideas for screencasting, plus 7 solid tools for screencasting, including my fave Screencast-O-Matic 

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