pics2phone

As much as I love my iPad (and I’m a dyed-in-the-wool Windows PC person) the lack of ease in transferring photos to applications is frustrating, to say the least. The issue this time was iDoceo, a brilliant marks book / electronic portfolio / lesson planner which I’ve been using for a while. I had all

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Google Alerts

Google Alerts are “email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your queries”. This is a very handy service if you have specific topics you like being kept up to date with. Here’s the Google Alert form at www.google.com.au/alerts Setting it up There’s a few options: Search query: Complete with your topic

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Zite Update

Zite, my favourite news aggregator, has just been updated. As mentioned in my original post, Zite uses an algorithm to gradually tailor the app’s content to your interests. Over time this results in pages (and pages and pages!) of news and blog articles that I simply just have to read. Awesome! The new Zite has an updated icon

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Graduation Certificates

Here are samples of the two certificates we presented to graduating students from our primary section in 2012. The Year 7 students received their certificates (along with a big slice of cake) at our annual Graduation Dinner where we celebrate the  completion of their Primary education. The Year 2s received their certificates at a special assembly. Both certificates were designed in Adobe

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Photostory 3 Tutorial

Photostory 3 Tutorial

Photostory 3 was released by Microsoft several years ago. It’s a painless way of creating videos from a selection of photographs. Here’s a tutorial I wrote for our staff.  Photo Story 3 Tutorial (5Mb) It’s also available from TES: My resources at TES Connect You can download the Microsoft software here: Photostory Download (5Mb)  

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Marionettes – take two

Marionettes – take two

The marionettes the year 6/7 students are making are nearing completion. This project has certainly captured their interest and I think the combination of tools use (pliers, side cutters, knives, hot glue guns etc), technical issues (stringing, balance, weight distribution) and aesthetics (painting, costume making and props) has meant there’s been something for everyone. I’m

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