What I'm Using: Make Gifs out of Youtube Videos with your Chromebook

I’ve been looking for a way to create high quality gifs on a chromebook and here it is! Chrome Web Store – MakeGIF Video Capture Capture HTML5 videos in your browser and turn them into GIF animations. Capture any HTML5 video from popular sites like YouTube or Vimeo and convert …

What I'm Learning: SAMR in Practice

I really like the simplicity and lack of specific app focus in this interactive SAMR infographic. However, it does skew just a bit toward Apple’s iTunes U and iBooks ecosystem. Good for thinking through how you do Note taking, Research, Presentation, File sharing, Reading, and Assessment. How To Use The SAMR …

What I'm Learning: A Great How To for Connecting your Youtube and Google+ to Enable Hangouts on Air

Someone was asking for how to do this today, and I think this tutorial does a rather wonderful job of explaining the process. Enjoy! The True Adventures of a High School Librarian: Flipping Your Class Easily with Google Hangouts On Air I absolutely love using Google+ Hangouts On Air to …

Project Roundtable: Using Online Portfolios as more than Digital Scrapbooks

Thank you so much to everyone for attending and taking part in this Roundtable. Here are your next steps: 1. Reflect upon this session and submit evidence for your Rountable badge: http://badges.p2pu.org/en/badge/view/340/  2. Use the Planning/Collaborative notes document to keep the conversation and resources going: http://bit.ly/portfolioroundtable 3. Join the Blend-Tastic …

What I'm Learning: Creating Short URLs within a Google Spreadsheet

I really wanted to figure out a way to shorten links for use in Autocrat and FormMule, but I couldn’t figure out a good way of doing it using Goo.gl or Bit.ly. This is a great option, and with the CopyDown features in both scripts, the workflow could not be …

What I'm Learning: PRACTICAL TOOLS TO TRIGGER & SUPPORT SOCIAL INNOVATION, a DIY Toolkit

This DIY toolkit of innovation tools is pretty impressive, and I think could help almost anyone who is looking to create new knowledge or understanding of a given problem or those who are trying to actively solve complex issues. Go and have a look! About – Development Impact and You …

What I'm Learning: Achievery (an Open Badges System)

I really like the simplicity of this service/site. It is exremely easy to get started creating or issuing badges with this site. Anyone using it thus far? Achievery She made it. Integrate your learning or assessment system with Achievery and begin issuing digital credentials and badges today.