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The Dream@50 Contest
Do you teach in one of these ten metropolitan cities? If you said yes, you might want to enter your K-12 students’ art into The Dream@50 Contest. Students are to create artwork inspired by Martin Luther King’s “I got a dream” speech.
Voicegem is a sweet little tool to record and send a voice message.
StoryJumper allows you to create and illustrate books online with your students and share them for free. The illustration aspect and actual creation of the book is what sparked my interest in StoryJumper, and when books are complete they can be bound and printed for a fee. What a great keepsake of a student’s artwork or even a particular class. Love this site!
Dallas Artist Matthew Cusick creates incredible artworks using maps as paint. His works are a great example of using collage/ maps as non-representational color within a work. Via My Modernmet
Check out this incredibly large Elephant sculpture made from recycled tires created by Andries Botha. WOW! Via Inhabitat
Need cool text? Want to make your photograph into a pencil drawing or a mosaic? No Photoshop? No problem. Use PictureToPeople, it’s a free online Graphic design tool loaded with cool options that allow you to manipulate text & images.
Have you ever wanted to make your images animate? Easily create a quick animation from your images using Gifmaker,me. How about creating your animation from a series of sketchbook drawings that blink from one to another and then embedding them into a wiki or website?
Create a free website with Webs. Drop and drag onto easy templates, add images, files and media. No Html coding needed!
Paintings on Maps
I just love these Paintings on Maps by Fernando Vicente! Via Designyoutrust
Online Dictation is an online tool that allows you to capture voice as text. Text appears and then can be edited, copied, and saved. I envision using this tool to create quick verbal notes and as a formative assessment tool. Via Digital Inspiration
For 50 years “Seated women with Red Hat” has been in storage in the Evansville Indiana Museum. They didn’t realize that they had a real Picasso! Great article Via Huffington Post
Use Qikpad to collaborate, write, and share. Qikpad has no registration requirements, works in real time, color codes to distinguish between collaborators within the document, and allows your collaboration document to be saved or embedded. This would be a great tool for a group of educators writing a grant together, student brainstorming, and group critique.
MySchoolNotebook is just that! A free easy to use online digital notebook. Take notes, create multiple notebooks within, work offline, share your notes, and create drawings within as well. Use MySchoolNotebook on multiple devices; IPad, phone or computer.
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