Tag Archives: Images


Via Twitter I’ve just discovered a neat new online tool called Bannersketch. It’s a simple and intuitive way of making banners and blogs for websites. You can upload your own images (as long as they are less then 500kb in size), play around with fonts, borders and colours etc. The site then sends you the […]

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A few plugins to try

Plugins are a great way of extending the functionality of your blog and here are a few that you may find useful. For some basic information and some instructions on how to install plugins, read this post. Scissors Scissors is a really useful plugin that gets around the problem of having to resize images prior […]

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Animoto – worth paying for

If you haven’t had a play with Animoto, you really should. It turns photos into impressive slideshows with music. There are levels of access: a free level for movies up to 30 seconds long; and a paid level (about ?18.50 per year) to allow unlimited access. Update 9th October: I’ve just discovered that Animoto has […]

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Working with Photopeach

Photopeach is an online slideshow creator. There are many such services on the web and have blogged about a selection of them here. The main point of difference is its ease of use and I think it makes an excellent entry point to teachers who are not familiar with web tools. It also is very […]

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Mapwing – a fantastically cool tool

Kudos to Mark Ward at Aintree Davenhill for being the first Creative Blogs school to get a virtual tour done using the fantastically cool Mapwing website. Mapwing is a free service (there is a premium version with lots of extra features, aimed mainly at corporates) that, as is obvious from the above, allows you to […]

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