Okay, this one may not be for school, but it sure is handy and I will use it to death. I just discovered Google Photo’s new PhotoScan app. If, like me, you’ve got thousands of family photos in albums in your basement or attic, this may be the perfect holiday activity for the gang. The […]
I’ve been doing a lot of app smashing these days, but I recently discovered that sometimes suites are just, well, sweet. Even sweeter when they are free. A little over a year ago, I kinda fell in love with Adobe Voice, for its easy, elegant storytelling affordances. Gather your images, hit the record button and […]
If you know a little about me, you know that I am kind of obsessed with tools for playing with images. I love them for my slides, for social media, and for enhancing lessons. I share these tools with students to encourage a little creativity in web design and presentation. This week I discovered a […]
This week, New York Public Library released more than of its 187,000 public domain images free to share, reuse and remix. The collection of high resolution images spans the breadth and depth of NYPL’s holdings–historic maps, atlases, botanical illustrations, manuscripts, photographs, ancient religious texts, and, of course, the New York City collection. Now open and […]
It’s been a little secret of mine for a while. When I create presentations these days, my first choices are to either buy my images inexpensively from Canva or to tap CC0. For those of us who regularly create presentations or posters or visual communication products, CC0 artists offer a serious and incredibly generous gift. […]
Britannica’s ImageQuest, a comprehensive, beautifully curated compendium of images, is back and better than ever, with a million new options for kids of all ages.
This article was published in School Library Journal's February 2015 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.