Tips and Tools
My best takeaways from B.T.C. just for Y.O.U.
Hey everyone! Hope you enjoyed your 4th of July & long weekend! A few weeks ago, Tom asked me about the Boyne Tech Conference that I help to put on. The first thing he asked for were tips for hosting a conference (see that post here), but he also asked about any great takeaways from…Read More
Tech Tip Tuesday: Planning Your Own Conference
In my past life, I may have been an event planner. Ha,ha… but I really do enjoy putting together special gatherings. Naturally when our district (Boyne City Public Schools, MI) thought about hosting a technology conference 2 1/2 years ago, I convinced a good colleague and friend of mine to co-direct the conference with me. While it has…Read More
Even the math challenged among us can avoid the “dimension X” hiccup in GoAnimate
This tip doesn’t offer an old-time rags to riches “Horatio Aspect” ending – but this minor hiccup is gone! Last time, we conquered Hiccup #1 in GoAnimate, finding the right format to add lip syncing to the character on screen. Today, we tackle Hiccup #2, discovering a nifty way to avoid those ugly black bars on…Read More
How I cured the hiccups in GoAnimate.
Okay, I should’ve watched the help tutorial first! That would’ve given me the cure I was looking for. GoAnimate is a nifty online tool for creating animated videos, a product first shown here by SCN’s Holly McCaw. I recently jumped into GoAnimate with both feet to create three animated cartoon lessons in school communications. I…Read More
Whatever your politics, this video tool will work wonders! – SCN Encourager
Swivl is a great running mate – whether you’re on the left or on the right. It will follow you around and help you easily connect with your intended audience. And while political moderates firmly planted in the middle obviously won’t utilize the best of Swivl’s primary features, that’s okay. Moderates need to get their videos up and running on the speedy-kwik,…Read More
And My Favorite App is…
Canva (still). If you checked out my Tech Tips a few months ago, my #1 app probably won’t surprise you as I had a whole slew of Tech Tips devoted to Canva (See the Intro, #1, #2, #3, #4). I use Canva for everything… room signs for a tech conference, birthday party decorations, graphics for my Twitter…Read More