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 incorporating elements of design also raises some interesting ideas about where we draw that blurry line around what counts as "literacy" with regards to communication. [...]
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 without all the distractions. Brilliant! http://viewpure.com/
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.
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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 video and text help with Keynote and other iWork applications. http://www.apple.com/findouthow/iwork/ Follow this link for the full Apple Keynote Manual. http://support.apple.com/manuals/?cmp#keynote