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100 Best Web Design tools to boost your designing career

HomeGeek List<p>1<p>17 Best YouTube Channels To Learn Web Development<p>Add Sticky Note Effect In Your Websites Using HTML And CSS<p>Two Responsive Pure CSS3 …

Comment on Inclusivity, Gestalt Principles, and Plain Language in Document Design by Plain Language and Inclusive Document Design – ProfHacker - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

[…] new article on In the Library with the Lead Pipe by Jennifer Turner & Jessica Schomberg on “Inclusivity, Gestalt Principles, and Plain Language …

10 Tools for More Interactive Videos

Teaching and Learning<p>Page 3 of 3<p>Banner finds Adobe Voice useful for simple development of video. “Let's say you want to talk about what to do when a …

Google Cardboard

Record Your Desktop with These 12 Great Screencasting Apps

Advertisement<p>Need to record your desktop? Perhaps you’re demonstrating how to use an app so you can upload the clip to YouTube Everything You Need To …

Information is Beautiful

Dedicated to distilling the world’s data, information and knowledge into beautiful, interesting and, above all, useful visualizations, infographics …

PowerPoint Is Evil

<b>Power Corrupts. PowerPoint Corrupts Absolutely.</b><p><b>Photo by Genevieve Liang</b><p>Imagine a widely used and expensive prescription drug that promised to make us …

Step Away from the Lectern

A quote from my June 3 blog post appeared in the October 18 issue of the New York Times. I was thrilled until I read the beautifully written op-ed …

Teaching

5 Multimedia Principles For Your Online Course

<b>5 Multimedia Principles You Need To Consider When Creating Multimedia Content</b><p>One of the rules of thumb in online content creation is “Don't use only …

A TED speaker coach shares 11 tips for right before you give a talk

The weekend before a TED conference, each speaker rehearses their talk in the TED theater. It’s a chance for the speakers to get to know the space …

I'm So Excited

Product — Deekit

Lightboard Transparent Dry-Erase Board: Show & Tell

The advent of cheap cameras and free online streaming services means teachers can stream or even pre-record their lessons so students can watch them …

Teleportation

<b>Personify ChromaCam</b><p>Magically replace the background in your favorite webcam video app. No green screen needed. Works with communication apps like …

Tips for Public Speaking – speaking.io

Who am I? I'm Zach Holman. I've spoken at more technical conferences than anyone else on the planet, aside from those who have spoken at more …

How PowerPoint Is Ruining Higher Ed, Explained in One PowerPoint

The Eight-Minute Lecture Keeps Students Engaged

In the 1970s, my mother, a fifth-grade teacher, would lament, “The TV remote has ruined my classroom! I can almost <i>feel</i> the kids trying to point a …

Teaching

How to Use Flipboard Magazines in the Classroom

Are you a Flipboard user? If not, you're missing out, because it is fast becoming an important part of an educator's PLN. If you've never tried it …

The Best 4 Whiteboard Apps for Teachers

February 13, 2015<br>Looking for some interactive whiteboard apps to use in your class? The titles below are among the best you can find out there. These …

Interactive Whiteboard

8 Tips for Making Beautiful Presentations

Believe it or not, when I started teaching art history I had to rely on physical color slides to illustrate my presentations. Ugh. When I stop to …

Unconventional Presentation Tips to Wow Your Audience

We’ve all heard the basic public speaking advice: Make eye contact, speak more slowly than you think you need to, tell a story. But what about the tips that go below the surface -- tips that the pros have learned from giving countless presentations over the years?<p>Turn to these three decks to take …

The power of introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain …

TED Talks

Really Bad Powerpoint

<i>Not only has it not gone away, it's gotten a lot worse. Last week I got a template from a conference organizer. It seems they want every single</i> …

Top Ten Slide Tips

1. Keep it Simple<p>PowerPoint uses slides with a horizontal or “Landscape” orientation. The software was designed as a convenient way to display …

5 Beautiful iPad Apps to Present Your Portfolio

If you’re touting paper portfolios to interviews, you might as well be double spacing after your periods, too. You know what? Go ahead and throw some …

Talk nerdy to me | Melissa Marshall

http://download.ted.com/talks/MelissaMarshall_2012G-64k.mp4Melissa Marshall brings a message to all scientists (from non-scientists): We're …

44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work

<b>44 Diverse Tools To Publish Student Work</b> by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>Educators are often admonished to design work that “leaves the classroom.”This is partly …

Publishing

The Best Simple Tools to Create Infographics for Your Class

December 2, 2014<br>Infographics has been gaining in stature in education and several teachers are integrating them in their instruction. Some are using …

Venngage Offers Inexpensive Data Visualization Tools for Businesses

<b>Name:</b> Venngage<p><b>Quick Pitch:</b> Easy-to-use online data visualization tools for creating infographics.<p><b>Genius Idea:</b> Venngage provides a cheap and intuitive platform to help businesses create quality infographics without the expense of in-house designers.<p>Say goodbye to outsourcing infographics and …

1 Chart That Explains Why People Are Wrong About Venn Diagrams

Pedantry level: infinite.<p>Most things people call Venn diagrams are not Venn diagrams.<p>Lots of them are actually Euler diagrams. A Venn diagram has to show all possible logical relationships between sets, even if they’re not things that exist; an Euler diagram doesn’t.<p>If you want some added …

Data Visualization