Shot, Animated, Produced; all on iPad

Apple’s newly released series of advertisements for the iPad Pro all sport the minimalistic design style that Apple is known for. But, this time, these ads were all done used the actual tool they are advertising for…

Photogrammetry Rundown

If your system does not have a nvidia chipset, you may have found that many of the free or opensource photogrammetry apps need it to do a dense reconstruction of your point cloud. Max von Übel  has written up his 14 Best Photogrammetry Software Tools in 2019 (5 are Free), that will help you find…

Editing 102: EdTPA & Censoring Effect

Following the post Editing 101; EdTPA & Final Cut, need to censor out a face in your video? This tutorial will walk you through the steps to quickly, and as easily as possible, apply a static or dynamic (tracking) censor effect to a segment of video. Things to remember:

Editing 101 : EdTPA & Final Cut Pro

Following the Camera 101 tutorial, here is a brief tutorial on how to use Apple’s Final Cut Pro to edit your video and prep it correctly for the EdTPA portfolio site. Things to remember:

Instagram in the classroom=civics lessons in real time

  East Oakland, CA: Social Studies teacher Jacob Levy has integrated Instagram into his teaching government. His outcome, bringing the bigger concepts of goverment, and being a part of it, more accessible and relatable for his students. Using IG feed of the recent “freshman” congress such as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) whom…

Google Sites; aiming its sights higher?

Historically, Google Sites has always been this quirky website platform: free for users, but always with a lackluster feature list. Recently, Google re-released their website platform (rebranding it previous service as Classic Sites) with an entire platform makeover and offering its users the ability to bond a domain to their site for free. The catch,…

Photogrammetry + iPhone

Italy based 3DFlow Zephyr Free edition, is like borrowing a Ferrari for an afternoon; but only able to drive in first gear. As I previously wrote the free version has a limit of 50 photos to create your models- but from this initial test that is more than enough for a hobbyist or student looking…

A Tale of Three ‘Sparks’

Adobe Spark Available for free with an Adobe ID, Spark allows users to: Create graphics (think Canva) using Spark Post. Create single page websites using Spark Page Short narrative videos using Spark Video.   Samples Adobe Spark Video:   Adobe Spark Page:

Photogrammerty Revisited

Autodesk Remake/ReCap update Autodesk has sunset Remake (formerly known as the Momento project), and has created a new tool from it (PC only) called ReCap. However, it is uncertain what the limitations of this new version of the app has for Education users at this time. 3DF ZEPHYR- the free 50shots photogrammertry app Free for…

Bellingham Podcast + KNKX (NPR)

“A Walking Tour Through Downtown Bellingham” By Geoffrey Redick on KNKX “…We wanted to get a sense of what it’s like to live in Bellingham, and why so many people have chosen it as their hometown. That’s what Chris Powell and A.J. Barse did. After they graduated from Western Washington University, they found the place…

Tiki-Toki; a free(mium) Timeline Maker

https://www.tiki-toki.com/ Basic account that allows you to create a fully-functional timeline Limited to one timeline Multiple timeline views Embed youtube and vimeo vids Share timeline with others Colour-code stories Choose background image Price: FREE EDU pricing available: