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Am happy with the update to VideoScribe.
Before the update every time I would start the program it would download essential data, over and over, and sometimes crash. The downloads took a while and turned me off using it. Now the essential updates are downloaded once then only when there is something new. All Graphics are [...]
To create a screencast, using Quicktime player, that also captures system sounds Soundflower is the tool to use. I mentioned that after installing it you set Soundflower as your output device and when creating your screencast or audio recording select Soundflower as your input device. However, since Soundflower is [...]Continue Reading →
I mentioned I liked line art. Moving the project from paper to computer is also something I like.
Students begin by trying it out on paper. All of them notice a pattern as they move the ruler down and right. But many do not see what is actually happening with the co-ordinate pairs they are [...]Continue Reading →
I used to have kids create the graphs with pencil and paper then look for patterns but that was 20+ years ago. Last year I used GeoGebra and a Java Applet for an exploration of slope. Get the students to play with y=mx+b and build their own understanding.
So far this year I am really [...]Continue Reading →
An email today…..
Dear Zootool users,
after months of struggling we are very sorry to tell you that Zootool is shutting down on March, 15th 2014.
We had plans to convert Zootool into a distributed software. Everyone would have their own Zoo app running on their own server or computer. Unfortunately the financial situation didn’t [...]Continue Reading →
It has been a while since I played with iBook Author but I spent some time this week, once again, looking at creating an iBook using CK12-org material. Currently my Math Eight class is looking at linear functions so I found material that would be of use to them. I also spent time looking at [...]Continue Reading →
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