tubalr – Bodacious Video Curation

'Tubular' is a term I tend to associate with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles but it turns out tubalr is also an awesome web service for compiling and sharing YouTube videos. I came across this tool several months ago, and have been using it as a kind

Geek and Sundry – Written By a Kid

We love this. Thanks to Sally W for bringing it to our attention, we all got a good laugh out of it. It reminds me of an old Bill Cosby TV show, with a bunch of animators to add to the mix. Young children love the

Khan Academy – The Downside

Many of us know of The Khan Academy already; a place to view tutorial videos on secondary school mathematics. The Washington Post recently published an article citing many of the pitfalls to learning via videos such as the ones in Khan Academy.   I think the

Sharing files on iOS devices

I was recently given the challenge of compiling video from multiple iPads into a single device's Camera Roll so that an iMovie could be made. If anyone has tried to do this, you will appreciate just how challenging this is. While iCloud and PhotoStream allow for

VIDEO: “Where Data Meets Design”

Some colleagues of mine in Singapore linked me to this video about the value of visualising data.  Giving your numbers some visual form and aesthetic sense helps bring your message to life for those of us not blessed with a naturally quantitative brain. The notion of

YouTube Without the Mess

Love using Youtube for your classroom, but don't like all the advertisements and recommendations? ViewPure is your new best friend. Simple drag the bookmark into your Bookmark Toolbar, find the youtube video and then click on this bookmark. It takes you straight to a clean interface

VIDEO: “The Blur Gallery – Photoshop CS6”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejkSXxSus4c&feature=colike Photography enthusiasts might be interested in some of the blur options in the Beta for Adobe Photoshop CS6. This tutorial video shows that Adobe have worked hard to make tilt-shift photography a realistic option, even for people without the equipment that is normally required.

Dragontape, Grab and clip Youtube videos

http://www.dragontape.com/#!/4943024 This is Dragontape. Do you ever want to trim  and combine Youtube videos for use in your class. This web tool allows you to search, trim and combine Youtube videos with ease. See my mini volcano video here  http://tiny.cc/om6tcw   You will find this

Keynote – Getting started at isupport

Keynote – Getting started | isupport. Check out this Keynote video by local teacher Doug Loader. Watch this introductory video to help you get started with Keynote. Print this pfd of the Keynote basics. http://isupport.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Keynote_tutorial.pdf   Or visit the Apple web site Find Out How for

Salman Khan: Let’s use video to reinvent education | Video on TED.com

Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent education | Video on TED.com. Watch the TED talk from the founder of the Khan Academy Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy, a carefully structured series of educational videos offering complete curricula

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