Course Resources & Links

Here you will find various documents, resources, and links used in class.

Generic Student Email & Password: mrbrainerdstudents+(your initials)@gmail.com | lunch number twice


Introductions

- 3,2,1 Introduction - Use Google Drawing to create a collage that includes the following: 3 things we should know about you, 2 hobbies, 1 dream job. Add your college to this collaborative link:


Sharing

- How to get a shareable link with your school account


Screenshots

- Awesome Screenshot

- Windows Snipping Tool - How to Video

- How To Take Screenshots Presentation


Collaboration

- Padlet how to video

.. How to post on Padlet

- Mural Workspace

.. Practice

- Miro


Graphic Organizers

- Concept Map

- KWL

- 25 Free Google Drawing Templates

- 30 Free Google Drawings Graphic Organizers

- Draw.io

- Lucidchart


Image Editing

- Pixlr - Online image editing tool (w/ mobile apps)

- Polarr - Online image editor (w/ mobile apps)


Finding Images

- ** Finding Copyright Free Images With Google & Bing


- Google Image Search - Filter by size and license

.. Sharks

- Bing Image Search - Filter by size and license

.. Sharks

- Creative Commons Search - Search engine for creative commons media

- Wikipedia Creative Commons - Images and media database

- Flicker Creative Commons - Images that can be used under creative commons

- Free Images - Free image stock exchange

- Pixabay - Free high quality images

- 30+ sites for free images

- Photos For Class - Images to use in class

- Pics4Learning.com

- Free Images Donated by Photographers

- PlinkMe

- iStock Photo – only $1 a picture

- *Pexels

- Unsplash

- Pixabay

- 30 free public domain image websites (use with care)

- Noun Project - Icons, require attribution

- Flaticon - Icons, require attribution

- freepik - Graphics, icons, photos, require attribution

- Stories by freepik - Storytelling graphics

- Iconfinder - Can filter for free icons

- unDraw - illustration graphics/images


Goverment Images

- Great Images In NASA (GRIN)

- US Department of the Interior Photo Library

- US Fish and Wildlife Service Digital Media Library

- Government Resources for Science Images

- White House - Images from White House photographers

https://www.nps.gov/media/multimedia-search.htm | Multimedia Search (U.S. National Park Service)


Posters

https://www.blockposters.com/gallery/ | Gallery - Block Posters


Finding Videos

- search 'creative commons videos'

- Vimeo - Creative commons videos

- Pexels Videos - Creative commons zero license

- Pixabay Video - Creative commons zero license

- Videvo - Thousands of free stock videos, motion graphics, music tracks and sound effects, all in one place.


Clipart

- Open Clip Art Library - Clip art to use for projects

- http://www.school-clip-art.com/

https://etc.usf.edu/clipart/ | ClipArt ETC: Free Educational Illustrations for Classroom Use

http://teacherfiles.com/clip_art.htm | Free Teacher Clip Art – School clip art, word art, educational clipart.

http://www.clker.com/ | Free Clip Art & Images - Millions of Royalty Free Images | Clker


Music

Finding Music |

- Freeplay Music - Free music for projects

- Free Music Archive - High quality, legal downloads

.. Now combined with Tribe of Noise

- Live Music Archive - Free concerts and live shows to download

- Open Music Archive

- SoundCloud - Social sound platform

- ccMixter - Community music remixing site

- Podsafe Audio

- Moby Gratis

- Jamendo

- OpSound

- Free Loops

- Sample Net

- iBeat

- incompetech

- Purple Planet

- Classic Cat

- Musopen

- Public Domain 4 U - music available for download from before 1922 that is now in the public domain

- YouTube Audio Library

- WikiMp3

- AudioMicro - Free Music & Sound Effects

- Getty Images Royalty-Free Music

- Soundhills - Royalty-Free Music (with credit to site)


Creating Music |

- Soundation - Create music by mixing different channels together using their built in library (No sign up needed)

- AudioSauna - Use synthesizers and effects to create your own songs, use your keyboard as the instrument (No sign up needed)

- UJAM - Another music tool that let you record and tweak your own songs

- Beat Lab - Create music using a grid

- audiotool - Combine together the devices you want to create your music

- *Incredibox - Fun music game, but you have to purchase each song you make

- Carol-Maker

- The Make Your Own Music Game

- Jam Studio

- Sound Factory

- A Break In The Road

- Glitchscape

- Isle Of Tune


Sound Effects |

- Bfxr - Web tool for making your own sound effects

- Soungle

- Absolute Sound Effects Archive

- Free Sound Project

- Soundsnap

- Sound Jay

- Find Sounds

- Sound Bible

- freeSFX

- SoundGator


Record Audio

- Voice Memos app built into iOS

- Audio Recorder - Android

- Rev iOS and Android

- Vocaroo

- SpeakPipe - Online voice recorder


Multimedia

- Fabulous & Free: Multimedia Tools for Education


File Sharing/Hosting

- Dropbox - Allows you to transfer files between all your devices

- WeTransfer - Transfer files up to 2 GB


Presentations

- Note & Point - Engaging presentation examples

- Slides Carnival - Templates to use for Google Slides

- SlideModel - PowerPoint Templates

- SLIDESMANIA - Free Google & PowerPoint templates

- slidesgo - Free Google and PowerPoint templates

- Emaze

- Prezi

- Explainer videos - List of good options (eg. PowToon)

- Presentation Design Examples


Software/Programs

- Portable Apps - Free and open software that can be run on USB drives

- Brackets - Open source text editor (web design)

- MuseScore - Free portable application that can be used to create music

- LMMS - Open source music creation software


Screencasting

- Jing - Free screencasting tool

- Screencast-O-Matic - Free web based screencasting tool

- Snagit Google Chrome Extension

- CamStudio Portable - Free open source screencasting tool


Video Editing

- WeVideo - Web-based video editing tool with beginner, advanced, and professional options


Creating Videos

- Adobe Spark - Create video presentations where you can talk over images

- Animoto - Short video maker


Convert Media

https://www.online-convert.com/ | Online converter - convert video, images, audio and documents for free


Annotation Tools

- Genius

- Bounceapp

- Kami PDF Tool

- Scrible Toolbar


Color Tools

- Colordot

- Colrd

- Paletton

- Adobe Color CC

- Colourlovers

- ColorZilla (browser extension)

- Material Design Colors

- Google Color Picker (baked into Google search 'color picker')


Font/Text Tools

- ÆSOP’S FABLES with GOOGLE FONTS

- Canva Font Combinations

- Web Font Blender

- Cool Text

https://fonts.google.com/ | Google Fonts

http://www.abstractfonts.com/ | Abstract Fonts (13,875 free fonts)

https://www.fontsquirrel.com/home | Free Fonts! Legit Free & Quality » Font Squirrel

https://www.1001freefonts.com/ | 1001 Free Fonts - Download Fonts

https://www.urbanfonts.com/free-fonts.htm | Free fonts - Urban Fonts

https://www.dafont.com/ | DaFont - Download fonts


Sketchnoting & Drawing Tools

- Sketchnote examples

- Aww App: Online Whiteboard

- Sketchpad

- InspirARTion

- Sketchboard

- AutoDraw - Uses AI to guess what you're drawing

- Twiddla

- Canvas - Drawing app on Chromebook

- Google Jamboard (Google Drive --> New --> More --> Google Jamboard)

http://www.psykopaint.com/ | Psykopaint - Create and paint amazing art from photos

https://galactic.ink/sketchpad/ | Sketchpad - Online Paint/Drawing application

https://muro.deviantart.com/ | DeviantArt muro

https://www.sumopaint.com/home/ | Sumopaint - Online Image Editor


Storyboarding

https://www.storyboardthat.com/ | Storyboard That: The World's Best Free Online Storyboard Creator


Vector Graphics

- Vectr - Web based tool for creating vector graphics


Infographics & Design

- Canva

- Easelly

- Piktochart

- Visme

- BeFunky

- Easil

- fotor

- Stencil

- pablo

- Adobe Spark - Create social media posts

- Infographic Templates


Mind Map

- Coggle

- Popplet

- bubbl.us


Timeline

- Sutori - Tool for timelines and interactive visuals


Career Resources

- Occupations in Demand

- Career and Education Explorer


Email

- Disposable email review


Superhero Creator

- Marvel

- DC

- Heroized

- Superherotar


Character Creator

- Character Creator

- DoppelMe (register for more items)


Web Design

- New Google Sites

- Weebly

- Wix

- Adobe Spark - Create engaging one page sites


Programming

https://lightbot.com/ | LightBot


Research

- eLibraryMN (formally Electronic Library MN ELM) - Great resource for research (databases, news, ebooks)


Writing, Grammar, & Citations

https://www.curriculumpathways.com/portal/#/info/126?id=4003 | Curriculum Pathways®

https://www.paperrater.com/ | Free Online Proofreader: Grammar Check, Plagiarism Detection, and more

http://www.citationmachine.net/ | Citation Machine: Format & Generate Citations – APA, MLA, & Chicago

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/purdue_owl.html | Purdue OWL // Purdue Writing Lab

https://www.polishmywriting.com/ | Check Spelling, Style, and Grammar with After the Deadline

https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/citationbuilder/index.php | Citation Builder | NCSU Libraries


Calculator

- Desmos - Four function and scientific

https://web2.0calc.com/ | Web 2.0 scientific calculator


Keyboarding & Typing

https://www.typingtest.com/ | TypingTest.com - Complete a Typing Test in 60 Seconds!

https://www.typing.com/ | Learn to Type | Free Typing Tutor - Typing.com

https://www.nitrotype.com/ | Nitro Type | Competitive Typing Game | Race Your Friends


3D Design & Modeling

- Figuro

- 3D Slash - Game like interface

- Mecabricks - Build & Render your 3D LEGO® models online


Unsorted

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZQlFQ_CynnWLPt9elP1edzlDIzAXmHR22MYbI-3m89A/pub | Google Search Tricks to Find Images

https://www.wolframalpha.com/ | Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Intelligence

https://www.schoology.com/ | Learning Management System | LMS | Schoology

https://www.coolmathgames.com/ | Cool Math Games - Free Online Math Games, Cool Puzzles, and More

https://www.learn4good.com/games/index.htm | Free Games Online for Kids to play,good games for PC Mac no download,fun games site

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1guoc-f5UmTo2cpaiKadBNasnvoopXm3uE2MLtpdRqHg/pub | windows live movie maker guide

https://www.google.com/search?as_q=happy&surl=1&safe=active&tbs=sur:fmc&tbm=isch | happy - Google Search

Credits

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