October 27, 2016

Web Stories and Social Graphics Made Easy with Adobe Spark | SLJ Review

Looking to help students craft digital stories? Or spice up library promotional materials? Adobe’s free Spark suite can serve a variety of creation needs, from explainer videos and student narratives to social memes.

SLJ Reviews TouchCast Video Creation App for iPad


Wouldn’t it be great for kids contemplating a visit to your library to take a video tour before walking in? You can produce this pretty easily with TouchCast, an app for creating video for the iPad, enhanced with linked content: photos, maps, polls, websites, and more. Our screencasts show you how it’s done.

Making the Most of Video in the Classroom


From Vialogues and SynchTube to TED-Ed, free tools for hosting conversation around videos.

Ebook toolkit: Cool Tools for Multimedia Publishing


When it comes to creating media-rich publications, iBooks Author is just one of many great options.

Taming that ‘Monster of Content’ YouTube


Joyce Valenza’s tips on using the latest tools to help conference presenters and educators better use the video resource.

Cool Links: Highlights from the National Art Education Conference


School librarian Melissa Techman attended NAEA in New York and gleaned some great art-infused ideas for the classroom and media center