Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Sketchup for Schools

SketchUp for Schools is the core SketchUp 3D modeler now available for free online for any Primary and Secondary School signed up with G Suite for Education. You can use SketchUp on any device with mouse & keyboard input and access to internet. You can make anything you can imagine, from anywhere, anytime you imagine it.  The app must be deployed by your Google Administrator.  Contact them if it is not already installed for your Google account. 


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Friday, May 26, 2017

AutoDraw

Fast drawing for everyone!  Need to draw something but you're not good at drawing?  Open this app and choose the AutoDraw feature.  AutoDraw is a new kind of drawing tool. It pairs machine learning with drawings from talented artists to help everyone create anything visual, fast. There’s nothing to download. Nothing to pay for. And it works anywhere: smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop, etc.  Making drawing and creating a little more accessible and fun for everyone.
Blog Post - Good Intro about the app.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

SafeShare.TV

SafeShare.TV allows teachers to remove unwanted distractions from videos as well as set a specific start and end time to clip longer videos. SafeShare.TV works with both YouTube and Vimeo content.

  1. Visit YouTube or Vimeo to find the video you want to safely share. Copy the link for the video you selected.
  2. Visit SafeShare.TV and paste the copied video link in the SafeView box.
  3. Click Generate SafeView and you’re done! The cleaned up video will display and you can bookmark and save the link back to the safe video or share it with students.

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ViewPure

Watch YouTube videos without comments or other distractions.

With ViewPure, you clean up distractions and create a unique, safe URL to your video. The site offers a button you can even drag into your browser’s toolbar to clean up any video right from YouTube.

  1. Go to viewpure.com and drag the PURIFY button into your browser toolbar.
  2. Visit YouTube and select the video you want to clean up
  3. Click the PURIFY button that is now in your browser’s toolbar to de-clutter the video.
  4. Copy and share the unique URL to direct students to the “purified” version of the video clip. The link can also be saved as a bookmark for later viewing.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

TubeChop

Trim video to desired length and get unique URL with desired start and end points, free of distractions.
     1. Find the video you want to chop.
     2. Select & cut interesting part of the video.
     3. Share it with friends.

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