Friday, December 19, 2014

TinyTap - Turn Moments Into Games

Make your own educational apps

Design your own games, play one created by other teachers, or get your students started as digital "makers".

"With TinyTap 2.0, teachers can make educational apps for older students, plus gain more traction in the international TinyTap community with a newly optimized marketplace. More navigable and user-friendly, the market offers thousands of games created daily by superstar educators, experts, and publishers worldwide."


Wednesday, December 17, 2014

LunaPic | Free Online Photo Editor

Turn images into sketches or paintings
Do you want your students' BookCreator stories to look more like the real thing? Try converting the images to drawings or paintings to give ithemt more of a children's book feel. Use LunaPic, upload the image, apply the effect you want, copy/paste. VoilĂ 


Thursday, December 11, 2014

Getty Images on iPads

Search a world of creative stock photos

"Getty Images is a fantastic app for accessing photographs on a wide range of subjects.  You can type in keywords to search a database of more than 60 million pictures."  


Monday, December 1, 2014

Password protect a short URL

Sharing a link on a open webpage?
If your institution has subscriptions to databases, video streaming, etc. that allow you to share direct links with no password protection by emailing them, your licencing likely does not permit posting the link on an open webpage. But if you don't have access to Moodle, or Edmodo, or other password protected CMS then you stuck! Why not check out thinfi? Thinfi allows you to shorten a URL and embed a password request before visiting the link.