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One thing that new users to the Mac OS might not know about is the option key and how it is used with the menu bar. If you go to the sound preference in system preferences you are given the option to Show Volume in the Menu Bar. When you click on the Sound Icon you can increase or […]
Although, as I mention in my Grade 6 iBook, you can use preview to convert filetypes:
“Using preview you can convert files to different filetypes. In this example I will convert a PNG file to a JPEG file.
All screenshots are saved as PNG files so if I double-click on the file and select […]
I have a widget in my grade 6 iBook that is a web page embed of a list of media resources. I created the page in a blog then copied and pasted the HTML to make a standalone web page.
The HTML is just a simple two column table with links to the resources which I uploaded to the […]Continue Reading →
Along with an exploration of iBook Author I am interested in what students can do with this application.
The video below shows a student that can:
use Keynote create a Keynote widget for iBook author animate with Hype create an animated video and add it to iMovie to add an audio track use Hype to embed Youtube […]Continue Reading →
If you create a document for students to follow it is nice to add the different keyboard symbols. I automatically reach for option-8 to add a bullet point or add an apple with shift-option-k. I used to remember more of these but you can always find what’s available by opening the keyboard system preferences and selecting show Keyboard & Character Viewers […]Continue Reading →
I find myself looking at what I have written to remember what I have done!! So I am trying to add more of the things I learn to my blog as I have in the past (New Years Resolution 13).
We have upgraded to Yosemite so I am back working through some issues. One of […]Continue Reading →