In case you have not yet heard, Amazon is promising half-hour delivery using drones.
Among the a plethora of parodies, British bookseller Waterstones responds by announcing its new O.W.L. service. (Only just thought about this morning.)
Rewordify is a free website that allows you to paste any text or website into an engine that replaces complex words with easier ones. Our Special Education teacher has recommended it for use with students who might be a bit below grade level in their reading skills, but any student or adult could use it to work on their vocabulary or to better navigate required reading.
The Rewordify for School page shows functions and other ways to us the engine in schools. For example:
Whether for your website, your blog or student projects, it’s important to know that unless the creator has given permission for you to use their images, videos or other media, you Should Not Use it! It’s called Copyright! And although the rules vary internationally, it is simple common respect to only use someone else’s work if they have freely shared it. Even then, it’s always nice and sometimes required to acknowledge the creator. Find out how to search for shared work in this video.
This video was made to show some options for video creation specifically for YASLA Academy videos but is a nice overview of many of the tools available for any video project.
Via: My friend Doug (who has no idea how very UN-Dramaticly inclined I am) and Rolling Stone Videos.
Created in 1987 at Arizona State University.
It’s a shame that most of us will no longer have a lot of the exercize ‘equipment’ around. The VHS tape was only $69.95!