TechToolThursday: Tellagami, 1-Click Timer, Blendspace

 Tellagami (free) Everyone has a story to tell, and with this app, stories are called “gamis”.  That’s why the app is called Tellagami…you create an avatar, and then tell your gami.  Get it?! 🙂  I LOVE this app for its simplicity.  Users create an avatar by…

Copyright in the Digital Classroom: Creative Commons

Even on a good day, copyright is hard to understand.  There are so many rules and percentages of use to remember that even while trying to be compliant, we may make mistakes.  The availability of resources online makes that even more difficult sometimes because we think,…

TechToolThursday: Stick Pick, Text to Speech, MoveNote

Hello All!  I apologize for not posting the past two Thursdays.  Unfortunately, the demon stomach bug from you-know-where attacked my house and then we sold our house and went under contract on another one within three days.  I’m back to the computer now, and hopefully…

Copyright in the Digital Classroom: Public Domain

The first U.S. Federal copyright law was passed in 1790, and it granted ownership rights to creators of books, maps, and charts for a specified amount of time.  Copyright law has changed over time, and can be very confusing, but the purpose is always the…

Copyright in the Digital Classroom: Fair Use

Fair Use Logo  by Óðinn at the English language Wikipedia CC-BY-SA-3.0 If you’re like me, you think that anything that a teacher needs for his/her classroom should be free.   I mean, we make next to nothing, yet we’re usually stuck with buying supplies, subscriptions,…