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MERLOT II


    

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MERLOT Teacher Education 2014

by Jane Moore
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Description:

This material allows you to create captions on photos you take or on photos that you import.

Authorized users only:


1.

Perfect Captions: your life with subtitles App for iOS


Added 04/02/2014

Perfect Captions is a fantastic app that can help children bring photographs to life. Whether they are snapping pictures with the iPad camera or using images that they found on the Internet, your kids can get creative with Perfect Captions.

Easy-to-use and student friendly, Perfect Captions lets users annotate a picture with text. They can draw a talk or thought bubble over an image to capture a special moment or imagine what someone might have said. This app allows kids to be creative through humor and descriptive language. Children can use actual pictures they’ve taken with an iPad or use images they’ve found online and saved to the iPad Camera Roll.

This is a free app

2.

ArtRage App for iPad


Added 04/02/2014

ArtRage is a creation tool for artwork---yours or your students!

Get creative with paint without the mess and expense! Explore a packed toolbox of intuitive, natural painting tools like oils and watercolors that let you experiment with color blends and textures on a realistic canvas. ArtRage places the tools of a real art studio at your fingertips.

ArtRage doesn't just place color on your canvas. It keeps track of how much paint there is and how wet it is, so you can blend color under the brush as you paint, or lay down thick lines of pigment for smearing with the Palette Knife just like the real thing. Watercolors react to the wetness of the brush and paper, to create hard edged strokes or blend to soft gradients. Canvas grain affects the paint, and dry pigments break up on the surface to create textures. It's not just a special effect, it's a live simulation of the properties of real paint.

 

3.

appoLearning App for iPad


Added 04/02/2014

Appolearning searches for Apps for your classroom use!

This mobile app helps you find the best educational apps for kids and high school-aged students handpicked by teachers and app experts. appoLearning showcases the five best educational apps across more than 150 different subjects.

* More than 750 educational apps are curated, evaluated and reviewed by a team of nearly 70 teachers, school administrators and app experts. 

* Every app review includes a Report Card where apps are evaluated on a scale between 0 and 100. The apps with the highest scores in each subject are showcased. 

* The Report Card is based on a proprietary rubric that evaluates multiple factors including Educational Content, Kid Appeal, Features and Design, Assessment, Safety and Privacy, and Value. 

* Apps showcased support Common Core Standards for Math and English Language Arts. 

* Daily articles are published from experts featuring news, analysis and reviews of brand new releases.

This is a free app

 

4.

Scientific Research Publishing App for Android


Added 04/02/2014

Scientific Research Pubishing (SCIRP) is one of the largets Open Access journal publishers. SCRIP also publishes academic books and conference proceedings. SCIRP currently has more than 200 open access journals in the areas of science, technology and medicine. Their FREE app provides access to these open access journals. 

5.

TouchCast App for iPad


Added 04/02/2014

TouchCast is a video creation tool for the web. Teachers can use an iPad to create videos that include hyperlinks students can click on while watching.  This interactivity can be used for assessment or as a way for students to go deeper on a topic of interest.

6.

Movenote App for iOS


Added 04/02/2014

Movenote let’s you record video alongside documents or pictures to create an integrated video presentation with slides. 

Creating presentations is easy and fast. Simply record video with your device and swipe to synchronize the slides to the video. Presentations are shared by sending a link to the recipient and can be viewed without the app.

First add the material you want to present to form a slideshow. Add pictures from your photo albums or take them directly with your camera. Alternatively bring a document from your mailbox or cloud storage like Dropbox. Also you can combine material from all these different sources. Secondly, record the video and simultaneously change slides by swiping. The recorded presentation will play out with the exact same timing.

7.

Blendspace


Added 04/02/2014

Formerly Edcanvas, Blendspace is a web-based tool that allows users to combine materials together from all over the web into beautiful lessons. Layouts are created by dragging and dropping original materials and rich content from across the web into a nifty grid.  You can then share the Blendspace as a slideshow or a printable handout with full text and audio commenting.  Blendspace has grown from just a space where you put digital content into a suite of tools to where you can measure your students’ understanding of material and track their progress with quizzes and analytics.

 

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