Welcome to Day 3

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21st Century Skills/Web validity

Read and discuss the following article

The New Literacies
http://www.districtadministration.com/viewarticle.aspx?articleid=1292
http://www.allaboutexplorers.com/explorers/
http://www.zapatopi.net/treeoctopus/
http://novemberlearning.com/resources/archive-of-articles/teaching-zack-to-think/

http://web.archive.org/web/20101215181355/http://www.martinlutherking.org/


A little about Cloud Computing

Apple iCloud
http://www.apple.com/icloud/

Amazon Cloud Drive
http://www.amazon.com/clouddrive/ref=sa_menu_acd_urc2

Google Cloud Drive
http://music.google.com/

Creating Powerpoint or Keynote Presentations

Create a powerpoint or Keynote presentation on an educational topic of your choice for classroom use within your curricular area or as a sample for your students of an assignment you plan to have them do. Use media from 2 of the virtual museum sites.
SHIFT Tab creates new slide in Outline view--SHIFT allows you to add things to the main page
File menu – Export Save as JPEG to have each slide saved separately (easier to share or post online)


Keynote


http://esu3iwork.wikispaces.com/


Wide range of resources here:
http://ted8540.wikispaces.com/Digital+Images

Digital Cameras. Megapixels to Compact Flash etc. What’s it all mean?

http://www.stjosephlnk.org/art_tec1.htm
-Great site for learning how to take pictures
Recover pictures on corrupt memory cards
http://www.datarescue.com/photorescue/download_mac.htm
OR
http://www.cardrescue.com/


Creating and editing digital photos – free resources etc.
http://esu3pics.wikispaces.com/


Indepth iPhoto http://doanedigitalmedia.wikispaces.com/iPhoto

A few notes
To Backup your photos -share- burn to a disc (CDR disc)
Time Machine for backup- need external hard drive to back up your computer
*Change name of multiple pictures --Under Photos -down to batch change- set title (to text), date, description
-View, sort photos by date, rating etc.
+ sign at the bottom left to create new album
Smart Album- find any pictures with a certain name you type in to automate creation of topic specific albums
Great size for emails 1024 by 768

Scanners,
Scanning -72 dpi resolution is ideal for a website for your classroom
-300 dpi resolution is ideal for printing or archiving (up to 600 for small pictures scanned)

Image Formats

http://www.htmlgoodies.com/tutorials/web_graphics/article.php/3479931

Photoshop Basics

http://digitalpictures.wikispaces.com/

http://www.adobe.com/education/
Flickr Online Photographs http://www.flickr.com/
Tell a story in 5 Frames (Visual story telling)
http://www.flickr.com/groups/visualstory/
piknik Online image editing (online version of photoshop/iPhoto for FREE!!!!)
http://www.picnik.com
Worth a Thousand Words http://www.worth1000.com/default.asp
Creative Commons http://creativecommons.org/
Creative Commons Search http://search.creativecommons.org/
Yahoo Creative Commons Search http://search.yahoo.com/cc

Yale Makes 260,000 Images Available Online

With No Limitations On Their Usage

http://discover.odai.yale.edu/ydc/

iPhoto slide show - when you have your album made click on the + sign, then select slide show, now you can add music. When you are ready to move it to your desktop, go up to file, export, desktop.
Picasa -Google tool to share pictures online with people that have Google accounts

Web Pages with Iweb
http://doanedigitalmedia.wikispaces.com/iweb

Assignment….
1.Take 5 jpeg digital pictures you captured and share them with fellow educators and students around the world and submit them to http://www.pics4learning.com/upload.php

2. export a web page of your pictures from iphoto or picassa or Photoshop elements and save in a folder on your desktop.
Steps to make a web page
make an album
file,
export
save as a web page (title, background color, text color, template)
export
save to desktop or new folder
ok


To create a Fancy Web page
Share
send to iWeb
photo page
publish to a folder
name it

Or Use Google Sites if you would like an online presence for your photos
http://sites.google.com/
http://www.google.com/sites/overview.html
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Digital images from Words.
http://www.wordle.net/

One hundred greatest speeches
http://www.americanrhetoric.com/newtop100speeches.htm
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