Think Different #54
Resources for the Week of MARCH 4, 2018
Do Ink Green Screen App
The app is $2.99, but worth every penny.
Relax your soul with beautiful sounds of piano while playing your favorite tunes on original #1 piano rhythm game. Featured by TIME, New York Times and Apple's Best New Apps.
- New hits added daily - 1000+ hits across genres
- Rhythm and tempo control - recreate the music!
- Pair with real vocalists on Sing! Jams mode
- Instrument options: classic, harpsichord, Funky 80's synth, organ and more
Let your musical creativity flow with Chrome Music Lab
If you can use a mouse or trackpad, you can make music. And if you know anything about music, play an instrument or sing or are musical in any way, of course, you have an advantage.
But musical talent is not really necessary to make music with Chrome Music Lab.
Choose your instrument and compose by drawing. There are lots of other features to like changing tempo, the length of the bars, the scale, and more.
iTunes U is a treasure Trove of Resources for Teachers
iTunes U provides everything an instructor needs to bring the classroom together on iPad—build lessons with apps and your own materials, collect and grade assignments from students, start class discussions or talk with students one-on-one to answer questions and provide feedback.
iTunes U also allows anyone with an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to learn from a large collection of free education content via public courses from leading schools, universities, museums, and cultural institutions.
- Plan lessons, grade assignments, and stay connected—right from your iPad
- Add your own teaching materials—including worksheets, web links, photos, and videos from a variety of document providers
- Engage every learner using apps, books, videos, podcasts and more from iTunes, App Store, and iBooks
- Add instructions or comments to PDFs and photos with built-in annotation tools
- See when students have viewed or completed assignments and remind students of due assignments
- Grade student work and track student progress in the grade book
- Use the single-student view for individual attention at parent-teacher conferences
- Answer questions or provide video feedback in 1:1 chats or start class debates using group discussions
- Keep students prepared and in the loop with notifications
- Institutions using Apple School Manager and Managed Apple IDs can import rosters to streamline course creation
- Teachers affiliated with qualified institutions can publish courses to the iTunes U catalog to make them available to anyone for free on iOS devices
Browse a rich catalog of free education content:
- Choose from a variety of free lectures, videos, books, and other resources on a wide range of subjects from leading educational and cultural institutions around the world
- Share your favorite courses with friends using Twitter, Facebook, Mail, and Messages
- iTunes U includes materials from Stanford, MIT, Yale, La Trobe University, University of Tokyo, Smithsonian Libraries, National Theatre, and many, many more
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