Mark Quinn

1,754 Flips | 4 Magazines | 16 Likes | 13 Following | 235 Followers | @markquinn91299 | Manager of Curriculum and Design at The Ohio Media School in Cleveland, Ohio. Learn more: about.me/mark.quinn

How to speak so that people want to listen

Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening? Here's Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates …

Public Speaking

Relationships Matter More Than Rules

But after sharing rules and expectations, how about transitioning into sharing a few slides and artifacts that tell students about you? There’s …

Show What You Know: The Shift To Competency

“GPAs are worthless as a criteria for hiring, and test scores are worthless,” said Laszlo Bock, former head of HR at Google. “Google famously used to ask everyone for a transcript and GPAs and test scores, but we don’t anymore, unless you’re just a few years out of school. We found that they don’t …

Pedagogy

Here's how to opt out of the new Instagram feature that lets random users post your pictures to their story

Instagram launched a new feature on Thursday that lets users take photos in their feeds that were posted by others, and add them to their own stories.<p>It's a great opportunity for influencers hoping to get more exposure for their content, and for regular users who enjoy having their pictures …

Android News

Teachers Guide to Using QR Codes in Instruction

For those of you who haven't seen it yet, here is a handy visual featuring 10 easy ways to help you integrate the power of QR codes in your …

Education Technology

This Video Trick Will Make Your Time-lapses Look Better

Time-lapses are an easy way to add spice to your video productions, but sometimes parts of your scene look awful when displayed over long periods of …

Videography

Digital tools can transform, not just replicate, the teaching and learning experience

(Getty Images)<p>As a growing number of school districts are turning toward digital tools to support teaching, it’s important to ensure that these tools …

Education Technology

Free PSD Resources That You Can Use For Personal & Commercial Projects

‘Art Book Sketch’ mockup by Kamila Figura<br>Image via Kamila Figura<br>To creatives, freebies are godsends. It’s certainly been a great week, as Adobe has …

Graphic Design

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Chickpeas

You've Got to See How a Professional Cinematographer Lights a Simple Scene

Most simple scenes in films are lit in a very elaborate way. In this workshop, cinematographer Erik Kress shows how he lights a casual …

Cinematography

3 Ways To Develop Transferrable Skills In Your Current Job

This Google recruiter shares how he leveraged his skills to change careers, from sales to recruiting.<p>My first job out of college was in sales. Today I’m a recruiting manager at a global tech company in Silicon Valley. I’m also a podcaster. The one thing that connects the dots of my career …

Employment

Has Technology Changed the Way We Look Into Assessments?

Assessing learning has always been in the forefront of educational system.Read more...

Pedagogy

$5 a year for Photoshop? Yes, as Adobe slashes education pricing

Adobe's full suite of software, which also includes Illustrator and Premiere Pro, plunges from its previous price of $240 a year for kids in K-12.<p>You may think of Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects as expensive professional tools for photographers and video editors, but Adobe Systems wants …

Adobe

50 Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of …

50 Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners

50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control …

Education Technology

Podcasting’s Share Of Ear Has Doubled In Four Years.

The share of audio time Americans spend with podcasts has doubled during the past four years, according to a sneak peek of first quarter 2018 Share …

Music Teachers- BBC Sound Effects Database Is Now Available for Free Download

Here is a great resource we just discovered through Music Radar and The Whiteboard Blog. This may be of interest especially to music teachers. BBC is …

When a Rubric Isn’t Enough

My colleagues convinced me that these behaviors represented neither what my students knew nor how smart they were. Kids may fool around, but when …

Pedagogy

Assessment in the Digital Age! Tools and Apps

My books- Hacking Digital Learning Strategies http://hackingdls.com & Learning to Go https://gum.co/learn2go<p>Resources http://shellyterrell.com/assessment

3 ways to use Flipgrid for reflection - Innovation: Education

Video reflection + social interaction<p>The role of feedback and reflection are key strategies in best middle level practice for students <i>and</i> educators …

9 Educational Tools to Transform Your Class Into A Paperless Classroom

With the proliferation of web technologies and mobile apps, the concept of a paperless digital classroom becomes more relevant than any time before. …

Education Technology

Low-latency JPEG XS format is optimized for live streaming and VR

You might only know JPEG as the default image compression standard, but the group behind it has now branched out into something new: JPEG XS. JPEG XS is described as a new low-energy format designed to stream live video and VR, even over WiFi and 5G networks. It's not a replacement for JPEG and the …

Tuesday Tip for Radio Talent: Do A lot of Things

Since I’ve been teaching at the Carolina School of Broadcasting it’s been an eye opening experience to see students coming thru the doors with their …

All About the Color Picker Tool in Photoshop

The Color Picker tool is one of the most fundamental and important features in Photoshop, and it's packed densely with information and options. This …

A Useful Framework For Transparency In Education

A Useful Framework For Transparency In Education by by TeachThought Staff Transparency in education is important for a variety of reasons. …

Pedagogy

Adobe releases 'massive update' to Camera Profiles in ACR and Lightroom

Earlier today, Adobe launched a major update to Camera Profiles (now known as just "Profiles") in Adobe Camera Raw (ACR), Lightroom Classic CC, …

12 Tips for Composing Music for TV Shows

Do you ever find yourself watching TV and think that you could produce the music heard on the show? If you have decent production, editing, and …

What Affects Your Depth of Field?

Years ago, on this very blog, I wrote an article about depth-of-field - what it is, and what things affect it.Yeah, well, I'm going to do that …

Landscape Photography

The Unknown Power of Photoshop Droplets

Droplets live on your desktop and you can drag and drop files or folders onto them to batch process the files based on the action you’ve set up for …

Google has made it official: The internet is now mobile-first

This may go down in history as the week the mobile web became <i>the</i> web.<p>On Monday, Google began indexing and ranking pages on its search engine based on the mobile versions of websites rather than the desktop ones, the company announced. The change may seem minor, but it underscores how Google views …