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Tip#22: Photoshop Elements – How to take Images to a New Level

Tip#22: Photoshop Elements – How to take Images to a New Level

From Brad Fountain (Field Manager, NC/SC) Well this seems to be an appropriate follow-up to Rachel’s wonderful post about the image collection in unitedstreaming.  For those of you unfamiliar with it, Adobe Photoshop Elements is a software program that allows you to edit, organize, and add special effects to photos/images.  With schools continuing to use

Tip #21 Thousands of Pictures Await You!

From Rachel Amtsutz (Field Manager, MD/DC/International) It’s been said that "A picture is worth a thousand words."  No matter how you do the math 1,000 words x 20,000 images = A LOT of Images waiting for you! Check out the more than 20,000 images available in the Image Library on unitedstreaming.  Housed in the Learning

Tip #20: Timeliner Possibilities

From Danielle Abernethy (Field Manager, Northern FL) TimeLiner software and unitedstreaming make a great team. As in Inspiration, the videos must be saved as Quick Time, but from there the possibilities are only limited to your imagination! One popular topic in Social Studies is the Civil War. To create a timeline, download the video clips

Tip #17: Calendar- Who did What, When?

from Dawn Strunk (Field Manager, New England) Do you know what happened on July 28th?  Well Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Beatrix Potter were born, Fingerprints were first used for identification, Potatoes were first introduced in Europe, and oh yeah, it’s my birthday!  Can you guess which of these events are on the unitedstreaming Calendar?  Have

Tip #16: The Many Uses of Movie Maker

From Rachel Amstutz (Field Manager, MD/DC/International) This is my favorite icon on unitedstreaming! Have you noticed it before and wondered what it meant? This icon means that the video is editable. (No you can’t eat it!)  Basically, the producers of this video have given permission for you and your students to download this clip and

Tip #14: Inspired Streaming

From Danielle Abernethy (Field Manager, Northern FL)  One of the many reasons that I love unitedstreaming is that it plays nicely with other software. I love how I can embed it into PowerPoint, create my own digital stories with it in MovieMaker (or other programs), and even use it with my favorite software, Inspiration. Inspiration