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Tech Tips: Introduction to GarageBand

Introduction to GarageBand

GarageBand is a powerful audio editing software that can make podcasting and other storytelling projects a snap to assemble.

Let us walk you through a brief introduction to it, including how to import audio, set up your workspace, trim and edit audio and add sound effects.

THIS WEEK'S NEWS

Adding digital badges to student portfolios

adding digital badges to student portfolios

Susan Hennessey writes about what kind of questions we need to be asking of digital credentials and badging as Vermont moves toward personal learning plans and digital portfolios. With quite a few of our partner schools working with BadgeOS and Credly, she also demonstrates how to add Credly badges to Google Site portfolios.


3 tools for interactive timelines

3 tools for interactive timelines

With the advent of multimedia timeline tools, timelines can now serve as digital portfolios, study guides, research showcases, gallery walk guides and project management tools. Check out our three favorite free, online interactive timeline builders


A flipped classroom in Thailand

a flipped classroom in Thailand

Thailand's 2011 floods spurred the need for alternative classrooms, and UVM Asian Outreach Visiting Scholar Supanya Khienjarern shares how he turned to the flipped classroom model as a way of continuing to provide economics lessons to his middle grades social studies class at Bangkok Christian School. He blogged about the resources he created for students, as well as how he measured the success of the experiment -- with student engagement.

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