Offline & Online Workflows for Book Creator Projects (Dec 2018)

Category : Tips

In this 15 minute screencast, Dr. Wesley Fryer provides an overview of an introduction he shared with 12th grade students for a Children’s Book project, in which they are creating both a printed children’s book as well as a digital / electronic / multimedia version using the app and website Book Creator. The screencast and referenced slides (linked here) include suggested “workflows” for the project. There are 5 suggested offline workflow steps, and 10 suggested online workflow steps. For more resources about creating multimedia eBooks, visit www.showwithmedia.com/ebooks

The video is available for non-members of the Videos by Wes Video Library till 16 December 2018. After that date it will just be available to members. Please join today!


Use Twitter Lists to Discover Useful Ideas (Nov 2018)

This 9 minute video tutorial highlights ways you can use Twitter lists and the iPad app Flipboard to find, save and share great ideas from people and organizations you want to follow. Use this OneTab link to access all webpages and resources referenced in this video.

The video is available for non-members of the Videos by Wes Video Library till 2 December 2018. After that date it will just be available to members. Please join today!


Distraction Free Web Reading (Nov 2018)

Category : Tips

This almost 8 minute video tutorial highlights several web platforms / apps / browser extensions which can eliminate distractions as you read news articles and blog posts from the web. Several of these web tools also assist with “discovery” of interesting content. Use this OneTab link to access all webpages and resources referenced in this video.

This video is available for non-members of the Videos by Wes Video Library till 25 November 2018. After that date it will just be available to members. Please join today!


Stop RoboCalls with iOS Do Not Disturb (Nov 2018)

This 2.5 minute video tutorial demonstrates how you can change the “Do Not Disturb” settings on an iPhone to block all robocalls / robocallers and send them directly to voicemail. Unfortunately this strategy will send ALL callers who are not in your iOS address book to voicemail, but until something better comes along this can be a helpful strategy for curbing robocalls.

Read “How robo-callers outwitted the government and completely wrecked the Do Not Call list” from the Washington Post on 11 Jan 2018 for more background on how and why robocalls have become such a big problem in 2018.

This video is available for non-members of the Videos by Wes Video Library till 11 November 2018. After that date it will just be available to members. Please join today!


YouTube Studio Updates for Creators (Nov 2018)

This 15 minute tutorial video highlights new updates to the “YouTube Studio” interface for creators, which is still in beta and replacing the “Creator Studio” interface. Use this OneTab link to access all webpages and resources referenced in this video.

The video is available for non-members of the Videos by Wes Video Library till 11 November 2018. After that date it will just be available to members. Please join today!


Tips for Using Technology with Guest Speakers (Oct 2018)

Category : Tips

This 15 minute tutorial video highlights techniques and resources to use to maximize interactive question and answer time when you bring a guest speaker into your classroom or school. Use this OneTab link to access all webpages and resources referenced in this video.

This screencast video is openly linked for anyone to view / check out from October 28 – Nov 4, 2018 via Wes Fryer’s “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” weekly newsletter. After that date, the video will be available only for subscribers to Wes’ Video Library.

Find more tutorial videos like this on: PlayingWithMedia.com.


Privacy Tips for Using or Avoiding Web Tracking (Oct 2018)

Category : Tips

This 15 minute tutorial video highlights techniques and resources to protect your privacy by managing and avoiding web tracking when desired. Use this OneTab link to access all webpages and resources referenced in this video.

This screencast video is openly linked for anyone to view / check out from October 21-28, 2018 via Wes Fryer’s “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” weekly newsletter. After that date, the video will be available only for subscribers to Wes’ Video Library.

Find more tutorial videos like this on: PlayingWithMedia.com.


Creating Presentations with Images (Oct 2018)

Category : Tips

This 15 minute tutorial video by Dr. Wesley Fryer (@wfryer) highlights a variety of techniques and resources to use finding and using images effectively in presentations or slideshows. Use this OneTab link to access all webpages and resources referenced in this video.

This screencast video is openly linked for anyone to view / check out from October 14-21, 2018 via Wes Fryer’s “Moving at the Speed of Creativity” weekly newsletter. After that date, the video will be available only for subscribers to Wes’ Video Library.

Find more tutorial videos like this on: PlayingWithMedia.com.


Mobile Podcasting with Anchor vs. Opinion (Sept 2018)

In this 14.5 minute screencast, Dr. Wesley Fryer shares search tips and techniques for creating and editing podcasts “on the go” with the free iOS apps Opinion and Anchor.

This video is available for non-members of the Videos by Wes Video Library till 7 October 2018. After that date it will just be available to members. Please join today!


Tips for Search & File Organization in Google Drive (Sept 2018)

Category : Tips

In this 15 minute screencast, Dr. Wesley Fryer shares search tips and techniques for staying organized in Google Drive.

This video is available for non-members of the Videos by Wes Video Library till 30 September 2018. After that date it will just be available to members. Please join today!

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