Alice

Alice is a free, open source software used to create animated ‘worlds.’ It provides the opportunity for teachers to expose students to using basic code and experience programming. This is my Alice world. I had to use Screencast-O-Matic to be able to upload it here, since the ‘export as movie’ option is not currently functional….

Shidonni Review and Overview

http://www2.shidonni.com/s/default.htm?af=shidonnihome Overview Shidonni is a Web 2.0 tool with which students can create animated worlds. First, students choose whether they want to create a bird or a four-legged animal. Then, they draw the animal with a basic crayon or pencil. There are also mini tutorials for how to draw a particular kind of animal (giraffe…

Dumpr.net

Dumpr http://www.dumpr.net An Overview Dumpr.net is a site where you can upload a photo to the site and it will automatically add any effect you choose. The effects range from a Rubik‚Äôs Cube to an Easter Egg to a Sketch effect. These files can be saved (jpg format) to your computer for future use.In my…

Reflections on NECC 09

Written on June 30th, the night before I left Washington, D.C. “It may be, in the end, that a good society is defined more by how people treat strangers than by how they treat those they know.” – James Surowiecki, The Wisdom of Crowds If this is true, then the members of the ISTE network…