documentaries

Creating documentaries can be a great way of collating research material and presenting it in a fun and interesting way. We have seen a number of tasks across many subjects that have had documentary components. The finished products have been quite varied and we were...

Embedding iPad Skills with Stage 2

As part of the embedding iPad skills work we have been working with Stage 2 (years 3 and 4). the first session we had was working with files folders, saving and accessing content. We made sure our OneDrive accounts were in order and then created documents and saved...

Keynote

Seriously, Keynote is a powerful bit of gear. It is great for layouts and layering of content. The Instant Alpha tool is particularly awesome as it allows you to make a well-taken photo have a transparent background!! Screenshoting the slide in Preview mode and then...

Snapseed

Snapseed is an amazing app for powerful image editing. When editing you move up and down with your finger to get the parts of the tool then across left or right for adjustment. Try out the “selective” tool to blow colours, brightness and contrast out on...

Canva

Canva.com (and Canva app) is a superb product kicked off by Aussie Girl Melanie Perkins from WA (check her awesome story here about.canva.com/story/ ) It is great for creating content and layouts of all sorts and also for getting inspiration and design ideas....

graphics

Creating graphics for title pages, posters and other campaigns can be enjoyable and often encourages the user to improve their written product in the process. Developing quality graphics is easy and a lot of fun. This page will look at a number of tools and techniques...