Julie Johnson Barnett

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25 Design Freebies Websites Every Designer Should Know

One of the most clever shortcuts I’ve found as a creative entrepreneur is to use freebies. Whether you’re prototyping a new website or designing a package for your product, you can find high-quality resources to help you speed up the process and get things done in a professional manner.<p>There are …

Graphic Design

Krita Is a Fast, Flexible, and Free Photoshop Alternative Built by Artists

Windows/macOS/Linux: If you’re on the lookout for a digital painting tool and Photoshop is too expensive, Krita is a fast, free, and open source art …

Photoshop's Different Selection Tools and When to Use Each One to Select Anything

One of the most fundamental skills almost any photographer needs to have in Photoshop is the ability to accurately and efficiently select parts of an …

Tutorials

The Best Videos For Learning Why It’s Important To Study History

A few days ago, in anticipation of Semester Finals next week, I shared The Best Videos For Learning Why It’s Important To Study Geography.<p>In addition …

Education Technology

Why Podcasting Is The New Networking

Hosting a podcast is a good excuses to make lasting connections and have real conversations.<p>You’ve probably noticed that podcasting is having its moment.<p>Smartphones mean that anyone can host one or download one, and they’re an easy way to pass a boring car commute or some treadmill time. Apple …

Five Ways to Make Colors Pop in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, Tutvid will look at five amazing ways to quickly and effectively enhance the colors in your photography.<p><i>We will bump LAB</i> …

The biggest unknowns in media in 2018

Will the media's race for clickbait subside, the Facebook-Google ad Goliath be slowed?

You can enroll in over 55,000 online classes for $10.99 each during Udemy's New Year's sale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With the fundamentals of drawing under your belt, you'll be better equipped to draw human figures and faces, realistic light and shadow, …

9 Ways to Find the Right Edtech Tool

“Teachers need to integrate technology seamlessly into the curriculum instead of viewing it as an add-on, an afterthought, or an event.” …

Education Technology

This Week In Web 2.0

In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” …

Update to Copy Options in Google Docs

Until recently, when you made a copy of a Google Doc, you could only make a copy of the document itself. If was not possible to move any comments …

Using “Google Story Builder” To Encourage Students To Study English Over The Summer

I’ve previously posted some of the activities I’ll be doing with my class of Beginning ELLs over the last two weeks of school:<p>Today, I thought I’d …

Time I

100 awesome iPhone apps that will turn your phone into a jack-of-all-trades

YouTube used to come with your phone, but with iOS 6, Apple removed it. Luckily, Google brought it back. If you need to know what YouTube is, please …

5 Reasons High School Students Should Use LinkedIn

5 reasons high schoolers need to be on LinkedIn: completing college applications, choosing a college major, creating a personal brand, building a network.<p>Read the full article, '5 Reasons High School Students Should Use LinkedIn,' …

Here Is A Great Alternative to Google Forms

July 27, 2015<br>For those of you looking for a good alternative to Google Forms, JotForm is a great tool to start with. It allows you to easily create …

5 Things We Learned at ISTE and How Flipboard Can Help

Thanks to a recommendation from Flipboard community member Sue Waters (of Edublogs), we attended the large edtech conference ISTE for the first time this summer, hosted an intimate dinner with 20 tech coaches and teachers, and learned a ton! Much of those revelations will be obvious to readers of …

C. S. Lewis, Prince Caspian. The more we get to know Him the bigger we realize He is.

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #6

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

Facebook Fights Snapchat By Letting You Send Instagrams With Messenger

Snapchat sends 200 million private photo messages a day. WhatsApp sends 325 million. These are scary numbers for Facebook that prove the visual communication is on the rise, so it’s just begun allowing Messenger for iOS users to send Instagrams and photos from other non-Camera Roll albums. It shows …

10 Reasons Why Teachers Use Twitter As A Professional Development tool

Twitter is definitely one of the most popular tool for teachers professional development. Education communities are filling the tweeting space …

Think TechEd - Technology in Education turned 2 today!

Think TechEd - Technology in Education turned 2 today!<p>After two years ThinkTechEd is still going strong! We want to thank all of our followers for the constant support. We hope that all our posts, discussions and messages have helped teachers, students and all educators in their teaching and learning endeavors!<p>More to come from Think TechEd