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Digital Media


Tech Smackdown: 10 Cool Teacher Tools

This year's FETC's technology smackdown offered plenty of free and cheap gadgets and services that imaginative teachers will have fun with in the classroom.

Is It Really Hip to Flip?

"Try it! You might like it!" is not a sufficient reason for initiating flipped instruction. What are the questions educators should be asking in order to ensure the best outcomes for students?

Teaching With Content Curation

A California teacher discovers an effective tool for teaching English.

Pinning Down the Cloud

Teachers use Pinterest to make cloud-based learning fun.

New Video Site Provides Free Presentation Capture and Delivery to Educators

A professor of educational technology has launched an Arabic and English language network that allows individuals to produce and share video presentations online for free.

Knowmia Crowdsources Video Lessons

An online video crowdsourcing platform, which was recently launched to provide free multimedia content for high school classrooms, has added a homework assignment tool.

PBS LearningMedia And Henry Ford Foundation Launch Innovative Teacher Competition

Innovative preK-12 teachers who find new ways to improve student learning are invited to enter the 2012 Teacher Innovator Awards competition sponsored by Dearborn, MI-based The Henry Ford and PBS Learning Media.

Cloud Video Editing Service Adds Free and Discounted Education Pricing Plans

Online video editing platform WeVideo has created a range of special pricing plans and discounts for the education market, including a free service for teachers and students.

Adobe Foundation, Discovery Partner for Digital Media Curriculum Resources

At an ISTE 2012 kick-off event in San Diego Saturday, Discovery Education and the Adobe Foundation formally launched a partnership aimed at integrating digital media content creation into teaching and learning.

Sonic Foundry Adds New Features to Webcasting Platform

New functionalities in Sonic Foundry's Mediasite platform are designed to enable users to better create, manage, and distribute their content.