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Enthread – quick, easy, free web based imaging editor

Enthread – quick, easy, free web based imaging editor

      Enthread is a web based image editor that has some easy to use, simple editing features. Simply drag your image to the center of the page and get started.   Adjustments include: Hue/Saturation/Lightness, Brightness and Contrast, Colors (RGB), Filters (sharpen and blur), and Process (Sepia, Desaturate, Solarize, Invert, and Edges). You can undo

Evernote Skitch as a Teaching Tool

  Skitch is Evernote’s sketching app. It is a great app that allows you to create sketches and annotate, edit and save photos and sketches. It is very useful for taking notes that can’t be typed, annotating photos, and making sketches. It is available for desktop, iOS and Android.       Steve Lai, a teacher in Canada, has some

K-12 Blueprint site updated – resources for planning and implementing EdTech

  This week, Tech & Learning and Intel released their improve K-12 Blueprint web site. The site has resources for educators about planning and implementing technology initiatives.   The site has resources about one-to-one programs, BYOD, digital content, reviews about technology, success stories and case studies, tips and ideas, webinars, educational technology news, and much more. This is

Google Course Builder – create your own online courses

    Google Course Builder is a new resource from Google that allows you to create your own online courses. Google used it to create their Power Searching with Google online course. It has all of the software and instructions for creating an online course. Your course can contain lesson materials, student activities, and assessments. There are also instructions for integrating

Discovery Educator Network= A PLN You Cannot Live Without!

This is Open House at the DEN and I cannot say enough about how much this powerful network has increased my professional learning network. The very first DE event I attended was in Memphis, TN over eight years ago. I was amazed at all of the resources that Discovery Education provided me with my position

Discovery Educator Network – a great resource for any educator!

    This week is Open House Week at the DEN, so I decided to share what I like about the DEN. Discovery Education is an excellent resource for educators. They have great fee-based products (Streaming, Assessment, Science and more) and over 30 free resources available for educators. The Discovery Educator Network is also a great resource for educators where

DEN Open House Week -How I Became a DE Cheerleader

I love Discovery Education, especially being part of the DEN. Of course, the subscription to the service and all it affords, including the ability to truly individualize lessons for our students, is a wonderful thing. Having 24/7 access to Discovery Education opens up a huge platform for teachers and students to learn and follow passions.