Secret #edtech weapons #2 – @Quik_App

From ICTEvangelist - Mark AndersonLeave a Comment

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As a teacher, making effective use of edtech can be difficult because in order to get a great looking product to share with children to support their learning can take time. Not with Quik by GoPro though. Don’t get me wrong, I love iMovie and Adobe’s Premiere Clip but whilst they are both relatively easy to use, nothing compares to the ease of use and speed of Quik.
To make a video using Quik is as easy as:
opening the app, choosing a few photos or videos to include in your video, choosing a style or theme saving the video sharing Now you can go a few steps further and insert titles or overlay text, change the music, change the focus point of the video on images you’re sharing, but with a ten photo video, you can be done with the making of a Quik video in a matter of a few moments. It really is that simple:

So how could you use it in the classroom? Well, lots of ways but here are just a few. The only limitation here is your imagination. My suggestion would be to think ‘where do I t..

Shifting the balance of power

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We’re all aware that there’s a general election on 8 June. A great deal depends on it, not least the future of public services, the NHS, the wage packets and livelihood of UNISON members, and life in the UK after Brexit.
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V&A museum plans to revive design skills

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The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is launching a schools project to fill the gap in creating a new generation of designers.
The museum wants to revive interest in its specialist areas of art and design, in a project that will include museums i..

The promise and danger of neuroscience

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With the advent of increasingly inexpensive access to brain imaging technology, neuroscience has entered a fascinating period of rapid advancement. The ability to generate images of what’s going on in our brains is hugely exciting, and the enthusiasm..