Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 26

Adding Audio to a WordPress Sound Blog

Last week I received a question, via Twitter from Rob Ackerman, about how I’m adding audio recordings to the new sound blog I created this month, “Sounds of my World.” To answer this question, I recorded a twelve minute screencast showing these steps on my MacBook Pro laptop. Before sharing the tools I’m using to …

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Sep 21

New Video Editing Options with YouTube’s Browser-based Editor and Magisto

The increasing availability of flash-based video recorders, or camcorders, continues to fuel the explosive growth of online video. “No edit” and “quick edit” videography has many advantages, but editing is still important at times and can be necessary in many cases. Fortunately, available tools continue to grow in their capabilities alongside hardware for capturing videos. …

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Sep 20

Share “timed” comments on Audio Recordings with SoundCloud

Soundcloud is an excellent website and smart phone application offering the ability to not only record and share “no edit” audio recordings (similar to AudioBoo, Cinch, and iPadio) but also add “timed” comments. A timed comment is linked to a specific minute and second mark in a sound recording. I interviewed my 13 year old, …

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Sep 05

Share Student Media in September: Win an iRig Microphone!

Today I’m enthused to announce a new website: SHARE – Playing with Media, as well as a monthly raffle for educators and parents sharing examples of student media products and projects on the site. Here are the details. Please help spread the word! The website share.playingwithmedia.com has been launched to encourage more creative, responsible and …

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