Empower, a Flash
designed to make it easier and more affordable to create
Flash animations. The program comes with hundreds of
templates and a library full of prebuilt animations that users
can customize with their own images, video, audio, timing,
interactions, and other elements. Users can easily publish
their creations to social networks, such as Twitter, Facebook,
and LinkedIn, at the click of a button.
MORE INFO: http://rapid-e-learning.trivantis.com/how-to-make-flash-animation-for-elearning
Every Body Has a Brain is a new suite of classroom lesson plans, educational video games, songs, and apps that
introduce children ages 4–6 to the power of the brain. It’s
designed so that even the youngest students can gain an
appreciation for their brain, understand its basic structures
and functions, and realize the importance of protecting it.
Funded by a grant from the National Institute of Mental
Health, the lessons are available for free online and address
numerous curriculum standards. The video game is available
for download for $20, and the apps are available on i Tunes.
MORE INFO: http://ebhb.morphonix.com/parents-teachers/complete-
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The School Improvement Network has added functionality
to its professional development platform, PD 360°.
My Portfolio allows educators to create, share, and implement personalized professional learning plans. The tool’s
reporting function is designed to make follow-up and accountability easy. My Portfolio can track activities such as
videos watched, observations and courses completed, files
and resources uploaded, lesson plans or student work documents uploaded, and journal entries.
MORE INFO: www.schoolimprovement.com/products/pd360
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