Think Different #60

Resources for the Week of April 23, 2018

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WHAT is Applied Digital Skills Week?

Applied Digital Skills Week is a week of daily challenges and live events designed to support and encourage you to use this free digital literacy curriculum with your students. There will be prizes throughout the week for participation!

Need a Timeline tool that is FREE?

Timeline JS ismultimedia timeline tool and is free. TimelineJS could be useful to any teacher needing to make a timeline. TimelineJS, has been used by more than 250,000 people to tell stories seen hundreds of millions of times, and is available in more than sixty languages.

How to Use TimelineJS

NEW; Google Sheets: Make Checkboxes

Thanks to Alice Keeler of Teacher Tech for this new tip.

A new feature in Google Sheets spreadsheets is the ability to add a checkbox to a cell. Pretty much this is going to end up being the feature I use the most often! Who doesn’t need to check things off?

Click here to see the step-by-step instructions

Memory Matching Game that focuses on Synonyms

Synonym Match is like every other memory matching game you’ve played before, but with a little twist. Instead of matching images, you’re required to match pairs of synonyms. Games can be played with up to four separate players locally. You’re also able to choose from four different board sizes and three difficulty levels.

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Magical design tool extracts colors, patterns, and more from images

Adobe Capture CC: unleash Capture’s power by overlaying their curated visual assets onto other images to create mini-mashups. After that, have students export Capture’s asset library to other Adobe apps (like Photoshop) to create finalized projects such as composite posters for school events, custom composite images for a class YouTube channel, or a Facebook banner.

It is the shapes tools that excites me.

Price: Free