Story construction with My StoryMaker

September 2, 2010

My StoryMaker is the perfect tool for younger students just learning about plot design and character development for short stories. Hosted by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, My StoryMaker walks students through the process of story creation using a variety of online tools.

Build your own website with KompoZer

August 5, 2010

Kompozer is a free, intuitive web-development application that, for the novice, works a lot like any old word processor, and for the savvy web designer, looks and acts much like Adobe Dreamweaver.

Harvest knowledge, creativity with AnswerGarden

August 3, 2010

AnswerGarden is sort of like a virtual garden, in which you plant a question or query and wait patiently for folks to provide the answers or responses. The “garden” of responses then grows right before your eyes.

Smilebox: 21st century scrapbooking

July 14, 2010

Smilebox offers slide-show and scrapbook-creation options, as well as the ability to make invitations, collages and greeting cards.

Discover what's in your community by playing InterroBang

May 21, 2010

Let me start off by saying InterroBang is both ambitious and potentially time-consuming, but it’s also a really cool idea. In a nutshell, InterroBang is a game that sends you on real-life missions of discovery and learning.