Inkscape is a powerful vector graphics tool that can be used in schools to teach math and technology (some of those important STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math subjects everyone is talking about these days). Inkscape is an excellent platform to teach the key 21st century skill of creativity through the medium of art. [...]
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While exploring different uses of Scratch, I have come across its use in many universities as the first computer programming experience for college students. The very simple, intuitive graphical interface of Scratch makes it easy for anyone to learn computer programming. The nine year old and the eighteen year old! It is being used in [...]
Use just your browser, no software downloads needed, experiment and flex your creativity muscles using one of these sites. Bomomo : create abstract art The Endless Mural : Amazing 3D abstract art Picassohead : create art in the style of Picasso Odosketch : a nice sketching tool Kuler : an amazing way to understand color [...]
Everyone wants to do animations. There is one simple place to start. Create simple 2D animations using Pencil, a free and open source software tool. Pencil is not a big fancy animation tool but instead allows one to create simple animations in much the same way as creating a hand drawn flip book. You can [...]
•Access to the robust, professional and latest technologies Open Source gives everyone the power of a professional, rapidly growing and changing tool set to manipulate digital media. Open Source is developed by developers across the world and incorporates the newest technologies. •Technology advances based on user demand Open source solutions ensure that the next digital [...]
• Inkscape – vector drawing tool similar to Adobe Illustrator. Free, Open Source • Seashore – image editing tool for Mac only. Free, Open Source. • Gimp – image editing tool similar to Adobe Photoshop. Free, Open Source • Blender – 3D creation tool. Free, Open Source • Scratch – Programming language for kids from [...]
The tools (software) used in the school program is free (and Open source when possible). It also works on both PCs and Macs. This ensures that students can install the software easily at home if they are interested. Inkscape: Inkscape is a FREE Open Source drawing program similar to Adobe Illustrator. It allows users to [...]