Bulldogger Tech Talk
November 5-9, 2018
Cite This For Me Extension: Web Citer
- Automatically create website citations in the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles at the click of a button.
- Simply browse to the page you wish to cite and click the button to generate a correctly formatted citation. Then copy-and-paste the citation into your assignment, or add it to your online bibliography for safe keeping until later.
- You can also add other sources (like books, journals, and newspapers) from our main tool at http://www.citethisforme.com
- Sources are cited using the following format editions: APA: 6th edition Chicago: 16th edition MLA: 7th edition Harvard: N/A
3 Interactive Brainstorming Apps for Teachers
2. Ideament - Ideament lets you easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. You can use Ideament for anything, such as brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists and outlines, planning presentations, creating organizational charts, and more! (Apple App)
3. LucidChart - Lucidchart is great for creating flowcharts, process flows, diagrams, wireframes and many more. Some of the features it provides include:
- Pre-built templates and hundreds of shapes
- Share and collaborate with team members
- Import your Visio and Omnigraffle diagrams to keep your old work and collaborate with colleagues
- Export diagrams as PDF, PNG, or Visio (Pro only) to use them use natively in other apps
- View recent diagrams offline
- Diagrams save and sync instantly with your Lucidchart account, so you'll never lose your work.’
- It offers in-app purchases. (Apple app or web based)
Good Places to Find Public Domain Video Clips
1. National Screening Room - Last month the Library of Congress launched the National Screening Room, which contains about 300 videos from the 19th and 20th centuries. You can search by date, location of filming, or subject. You can even search other LOC collections. Videos can be watched online or downloaded for later use.
2. Pixabay - Pixabay offers a large library of video clips and images for public use. To search images, just simply pick the video option from the drop-down menu that appears at the right side of the search box.
3. Stockio - Stockio is very similar to Pixabay. You can download videos to embed in projects or lessons. Simply click the download button that appears at the bottom right of each video.
4. The Public Domain Review - The Public Domain Review has collections of books, essays, audio files, and videos that are public domain. Search for media by date, style, genre, or rights. There are download instructions included with each piece of media.