Category Archives: Multimedia

Scratch: Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch, from the MIT Media Lab, is a programming tool “designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining … Continue reading

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Fun stuff from Connecticut Libraries

One of the things I love about traveling all over to teach is hearing about new projects and ideas from the library staff in my classes. I always come back with a bunch of scribbled notes on pieces of paper … Continue reading

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flickrCC – another great flickr search tool

How’d I forget flickrCC in the last post? This is another terrific flickr search tool that just searches for Creative Commons licensed flickr photos and has some really handy editing features. Search for a keyword and you get a nice … Continue reading

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Finding Photos – flickr Search Tools

Do you use flickr to find photos for presentations, reports and projects? It’s truly a treasure trove of photos, images and screenshots. You can search for images of types of objects (apples, sailboats, panda bears) or specific places (Mt. Everest, … Continue reading

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Great Book Stories & VoiceThread

I just came across a wonderful multimedia project called Great Book Stories. It offers students and teachers the opportunity to share their favorite books through pictures, text and audio. The wiki links to digital stories created by students and teachers … Continue reading

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