Tag Archives: Digital Passports

Pop Up Video with BubblePly

Anybody remember Pop Up Video on VH1?  They’d show a music video, but add in all these interesting facts and comments through the use of pop up bubbles.  Ever wanted to do the same thing for your digital stories or educational videos?  Then BubblePly is for you!  You enter in a link to an online

YourDraft is your digital sandbox

Thanks to Elizabeth Ross Hubbell for this one! Learning is messy, we all know that.  But for some reason, learning how to create web pages and make things online look just right has always been a little messier than most of the other things I did.  I could never seem to make web pages look

Photostory 3 Screencasts

David Jakes, an educator here in Illinois, put together a series of 11 screencasts teaching people how to use Photostory 3.  If you’re just getting started in the world of digital storytelling, this is an incredible resource.  Actually, his entire website, Jakes Online, is worth exploring.  Tons of resources, you could easily spend hours exploring

Peanut Butter and Wikis

One of the big buzz words of that last year or two has been "Wiki", but I know there’s still quite a bit of confusion about what one is or how one uses it.  Since we just posted one for keeping track of what the DEN is doing at conferences, I thought this would be

Even more del.icio.us – Bookmarking and Subscribing

Yesterday we follow the trail of breadcrumbs left by other educators, and wound up with a treasure chest filled with del.icio.us websites.  Today we’ll be looking at blazing our own trail and how to make it all really simple. First things first, if you’re going to use del.icio.us, you need to know how to bookmark

Journeying through del.icio.us

Recently on Teach42, I took a little survey to find out what people’s favorite Web 2.0 websites were.  I was more than a little surprised by the clear winner, del.icio.us. For those of you that aren’t familiar with del.icio.us, it’s essentially a place to save your bookmarks.  However, what makes it a little different is

Pim Pam Pum

Since tomorrow is Friday, here’s a fun site to waste some time playing with.  Aaron Smith (aka The Art Guy) shared a really fun sight with all sorts of hacks and extensions for flickr.  It’s called Pim Pam Pum and even the splash page is good for wasting about 10 or 15 minutes of your

Windows Media Encoder 9

Got a question from Lance today about a DEN member who was looking for a free way to shrink down some WMV files so that they could be posted on a website.  I use iTunes to shrink down Quicktime files all the time, but that doesn’t work for WMV.  For WMV and MPG files i