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  • Jimdo

    Jimdo

    Jimdo provides two products including the standard editor, Jimdo Creator, and Jimdo Dolphin which falls under a new category of website builder systems. These two products live side by side: Jimdo Creator enables building a website from scratch or running your blog or online store, and Jimdo Dolphin is used to get a beautiful website…

  • Scalar

    Scalar

    Scalar is a free, open-source publishing platform geared toward long-form scholarship with embedded multimedia. It also provides the capability for multimedia tagging and annotation, as well as for interacting with stories in a nonlinear way through different path structures. Scalar allows for the easy creation of a website using a book-type format. It was created…

  • Stanford d.school

    Stanford d.school

    Everyone has the capacity to be creative. The Stanford d.school is a place where people develop problem-solving skills using methods from across the field of design. Resources on this site include toolkits to guide learners through design challenges. Stanford d.school Stanford d.school – Resources How to Design an Education Escape Room    

  • Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

    Open Broadcaster Software (OBS)

    Open Broadcaster Software is free and open-source software for video recording and live streaming. As of 2016, the software is now referred to as OBS Studio. There are versions of OBS Studio available for Microsoft Windows, Mac, and Linux. OBS is useful to create videos and add effects with webcam, screen, and audio capture. It…

  • Google AR VR

    Google AR VR

    This site shares information about Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) and how they can be used to bridge the digital and physical worlds. They allow you to take in information and content visually, in the same way you take in the world. AR dramatically expands the ways our devices can help with everyday…

  • GIMP

    GIMP

    GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program.  It is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X, Windows, and more operating systems. It is free software, you can change its source code and distribute your changes. Whether you are a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, or scientist, GIMP provides you with sophisticated tools…

  • Krita

    Krita

    Krita is a professional, free, and open source painting program. It is made by artists that want to see affordable art tools for everyone. It is the full-featured digital painting studio for artists who want to create professional work from start to end.  Krita is used by comic book artists, illustrators, concept artists, matte and…

  • Inkscape

    Inkscape

    Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor for GNU/Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. It offers a rich set of features and is widely used for both artistic and technical illustrations such as cartoons, clip art, logos, typography, diagramming and flowcharting. It uses vector graphics to allow for sharp printouts and renderings at…

  • Kanopy

    Kanopy

    Kanopy offers thoughtful entertainment free of charge by partnering with public libraries and universities. Individuals affiliated with a library or educational institution can utilize these resources to educate and raise awareness about important issues. It has movies categorized by genre. The user may also use the search feature to find relevant content based on the…

  • Doodle Buddy

    Doodle Buddy

    Doodle Buddy is the most fun your fingers can have on a Windows device! It’s like finger-painting, but instead of getting your fingers messy, you get to create amazing works of art that you can share with friends. Even non-artists can create a masterpiece with thousands of colors, stencils, and stamps.   Doodle Buddy

  • Medium

    Medium

    Medium is a publishing platform with a social twist. The platform has 120 million readers that are able to directly follow the publisher or the writer they want and read their articles. The platform encourages writers from all over the world to become a member and publish on its platform. The social aspect of the…

  • PicsArt

    PicsArt

    PicsArt makes it easy to step up your photo editing game, make amazing images, and share with friends. It lets you be truly creative with its almost limitless features ― and it’s starting a movement to help “go beyond the filter” and make awesome pictures. The Picsart suite of online photo and video editing applications…

  • Metaverse

    Metaverse

    Metaverse is an easy way to create Augmented Reality Experiences on your computer and watch them come to life in the Metaverse app. When using AR always be aware of your surroundings, watch out for people, moving objects, still objects, and more. Have fun and be safe.   Metaverse

  • Effective Educational Videos: Principles and Guidelines for Maximizing Student Learning from Video Content

    Effective Educational Videos: Principles and Guidelines for Maximizing Student Learning from Video Content

    This is a research article available in CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE), a free, online quarterly journal published by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), is packed with links to other relevant research about using and creating videos for learning. Below is an excerpt from the abstract. “Educational videos have become an important part of…

  • LibreOffice

    LibreOffice

    LibreOffice is a powerful and free office suite, a successor to OpenOffice(.org), used by millions of people around the world. Its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity. LibreOffice is compatible with a wide range of document formats such as Microsoft® Word (.doc, .docx), Excel (.xls, .xlsx), PowerPoint…

  • Hubs by Mozilla

    Hubs by Mozilla

    Share a virtual room with friends. Watch videos, play with 3D objects, or just hang out. Hubs is a VR chatroom designed for every headset and browser, but it is also an open-source project that explores how communication in mixed reality can come to life. Step inside one of our virtual rooms or build one…

  • ScreenFlow

    ScreenFlow

    ScreenFlow is a video editing, screen recording and sharing tool from Telestream. It is specifically useful for educators who would like to record their presentations or any other computer software demos, then edit them, add info layers, voice over and other elements that would make the video more interesting and engaging.

  • Animaker

    Animaker

    Animaker is an online do-it-yourself (#DIY) animation video maker that brings studio quality presentations within everyone’s reach. Animated Videos, Done Right!

  • Twine

    Twine

    Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. You don’t need to write any code to create a simple story with Twine, but you can extend your stories with variables, conditional logic, images, CSS, and JavaScript when you’re ready. Twine publishes directly to HTML, so you can post your work nearly anywhere. Anything…

  • SUNY OER Services

    SUNY OER Services

    SUNY OER Services (SOS) is a shared service organization operating out of the State Uniiversity of New York’s (SUNY) Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) who works directly with all SUNY campuses and faculty to provide assistance and knowledge to support OER adoption and sustained use as a driver of faculty choice and student…

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