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Free online Image Editor – Pixlr

Recently I had a request from one of the school management team to show him how to resize (downsize) student photos to upload to our student management website. The photos that he had taken were far too large. I decided that Photoshop would be too complicated to train him for such a simple task. I…

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Timelines using Dipity

Hey I just discovered this cool timeline tool which I intend to use next year with my History classes. It is called Dipity and allows the user to create timelines over any period and to post events with multimedia embedded. There is even a function which allows for the presenting of timelines in a “flipbook”…

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Screen Capture with Jing

It has become increasingly relevant for those who are involved in educating others to give quick and simple instruction using screen capture software. I have just been playing around with free software called Jing which is free software produced by TechSmith which is the same company that sells very popular tutorial software such as Camtasia…

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Fling the Teacher

“Fling the Teacher” has proven to be one of the most popular Quiz tools for my students. In the last 15 minutes of a period the class are invited to go online and are given a reward if they manage to “Fling the Teacher” Fling the Teacher quiz software is free from Content Generator and…

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Google Forms

I have just come back from 3 days in Christchurch with my efellows group. I have learnt so much this year which has inspired me to start blogging my ongoing eLearning experiences. Here is just one of the many great ideas that I picked up from the other efellows: Google Forms is a standard part of…