video editing with blender

Video Editing for Middle School

Blender: An Online Alternative to Windows Movie Maker Teachers and students in all grades loved Windows Movie Maker as the ideal fun video editing program for middle school students. Pre-installed on Windows devices, it had fun special effects, was easy to learn, and importantly for schools, it was free. But Movie Maker was discontinued, and …

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Free Sound Libraries for School Technology Projects

Do your students want to add their own unique stamp to their technology creations? Likely, the answer is yes and sound is one easy and fun way to add spark and pizzazz to programming, presentation, or animation projects. Free sound libraries are great resources for finding legal, royalty free clips. And almost all free sound …

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How to Pick a Color in the Scratch Paint Editor

Do you need Scratch how-to tips? You are in luck! This article provides tricks for mastering the Paint Editor tools. Specifically, how to mix color to fill an object or text. Scratch is an online platform that empowers beginners to learn essential coding skills. By snapping together blocks you can build scripts. These can be used …

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Character Rigging Animation with Adobe Animate

Character rigging animation turns a static object into a character that can move its body parts to create realistic actions such as walk, jump, or wave. In Adobe Animate the Asset Warp Tool uses pins to create joints and bones. These allow a character’s limbs to bend. Follow the step-by-step instructions to use character rigging …

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