#562 Video conference with Whereby.com

If you need a quick and free solution for small video conferencing sessions like personal tutoring then whereby.com might be for you. Its free to […]

With Students' Media Illiteracy In Mind, State Legislatures Taking Action

Legislative proposals seek to promote students' online savvy through the creation of new curricular materials, increasing access to media specialists, and other means.

#548 ZamZar: Online File Conversion

Zamzar is a browser based file conversion software – it provides the ability to convert to a whole range of file formats. It is free […]

Improving Digital Literacy in the Classroom

Improving Digital Literacy in the Classroom: “As with all content, media literacy is not...

Excellent free video content from PBS LearningMedia

If you are new or haven’t visited PBS LearningMedia in awhile, it is time to revisit this wonderful teaching resource. PBS LearningMedia contains thousands of […]

#539 Getting started with Google Sites

Thought building a website was difficult? Think again. Google Sites quickly and easily allows you to build websites. Photo by Nicolas Picard on Unsplash

#528 Re-arranging PowerPoint Layers for Object Transitions

I actually stumbled across this one accidentally and now it makes life (when using PowerPoint) easier! If you need to re-arrange the order of objects […]

Artificial Intelligence, Spotting 'Fake News,' and Digital Equity: What to See at ISTE 2019

The International Society for Technology in Education will draw thousands of teachers, school administrators, and researchers from across the world to its annual conference in […]

#521 Video contains confidential information? Blur it out!

As we saw previously in post #511 Need anonymity? Blur those faces in YouTube! the YouTube editor has a great blurring tool – but it […]

News Literacy for Educators (with 15 Tools)

Following the 2016 presidential election, America saw a steep rise in fake news and news designed for misinformation. As school librarians, we are also seeing […]

#514 Compress video with Handbrake

A strange name but a useful tool. Handbrake is a free utility that you can download to help you compress video into manageable sizes. So […]

#512 PowerPoint Online: Design Ideas

If like me you need a bit of help in making your presentations look pretty, Office 365 has a great tool that you can use […]

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