Author Archives: Wesley Fryer

File Formats & Conversion Options for Teachers (16 Sept 2018)

In this 15 minute screencast, Dr. Wes Fryer highlights different ways to convert between PDF and image file formats, using built-in keyboard shortcuts and programs for MacOS, free programs for MacOS, and web-based alternatives for any computer platform including Chromebooks and WindowsOS computers. One reason you might want to do this (highlighted in the video) is so you can convert PDF files into image files to use in Seesaw activities for students.

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How to Create a Texting Story / SMS Conversation Video (13 Sept 2018)

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This is an 12 minute screencast highlighting FREE apps and websites along with the steps to create a “texting story” or SMS conversation video. Access the 15 links referenced in this screencast using this OneTab list.

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Tips for Downloading & Converting YouTube Videos for Podcast Publishing (3 Sept 2018)

This is an 14.5 minute screencast highlighting several techniques for downloading YouTube videos you create on your channel and converting them to lower resolution / smaller versions to publish as video and audio podcast versions. Access the 12 links referenced in this screencast using this OneTab list.

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3 Great Image Websites for Media Projects (Aug 2018)

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How to Screencast with Screenflow Software (Mac users – Dec 2014)

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Crop an Image to a Custom Aspect Ratio (Dec 2014)

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Add Creative Commons Photos with ImageCodr to Blog Posts with Attribution Links (Nov 2014)

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Why National Geographic on the iPad is Amazing (January 2013)

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Customize a Class Twitter Account Profile (March 2014)

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How to create a Maze in Scratch (April 2014)

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