Month: March 2015

Fabulous Fonts

A few tips for making the most of Apple fonts. In Pages, select the Format drop down menu, then select Font and slide over to choose Show Fonts. This will bring up the fonts window below that you have seen before. If you look under the action menu (it looks like a gear sprocket) you Read More …

Images: Britannica Image Quest

Looking for a reliable source of high-quality images for students to use in academic work? Your first choice should be Britannica Images, a district-paid resource full of millions of beautiful professional-quality images. Give it a try by typing a keyword into this search box. If you are asked to log in, ask your MRC Director Read More …

Images: Photos for Class

Are you looking for a safe place for students to search for images to use in their academic work? After Britannica Image Quest, check out Photos for Class! This is a great free resource for safe images that are licensed for school use. Best of all, each image comes with a built-in citation! Yes, the Read More …

Green Screen & I-Movie

Step 1 – Insert background picture into I-Movie. Step 2 – I-Movie defaults to Ken Burns effect – set your start and end by highlighting the background photo – click enhance – click the cropping tool.  You can set the start and end to be at the same point by dragging. Step 3 – Import Read More …