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How to Make Common Craft-style Explanatory Videos – Education Article

More than a decade ago Common Craft introduced the world to a new style of explanatory videos. This style uses simple cutouts on a blank white background and a well-scripted voice-over. Early Common Craft videos like this one about wikis used actual paper cutouts that were moved by a hand that you see in the video. Later ones like this one about podcasting uses digital cutouts and you don’t see a hand in the video. Both versions are effective in…

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Six Online Whiteboard Drawing Tools – Education Article

Thanks to an email from a reader I was alerted that a few of the online whiteboard tools that I have reviewed in the past are no longer working. Here’s an updated list of online whiteboard tools that you and your students can use for free. Scratchwork is an online whiteboard and video conferencing tool designed with math students in mind. The platform works like many similar services as it provides you with a whiteboard on which you can draw, type,…

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