Creating Digital Documents

Miss Martins’ reflections on a professional development workshop on ‘Digital Documents’

Found in the Classroom ICT Corner > Professional Development

PDF Documents

  • What are PDF’s?
    View this as a PDF here: what-is-a-pdf
  • How to create PDF’s on a Mac – View the PDF document here: create-pdf-documents-on-mac-os-x
    (Source: Des Matejka: Workshop Materials: Week 4: Digital Documents)
  • Free online PDF creator – visit this site here
  • Direct links to a variety of PDF converter software packages you can download for free – here

Commercial Software

iPhoto – A great resource for creating and editing digital resources in the classroom! Students can import photos, add special effects to images, and create slide shows.
View Apple iPhoto video tutorials here

Adobe photoshop – a popular program for creating and modifying images, you can change the color, size, and scale of graphics. View great tutorials here
You can also download a free trial of photoshop – try it here

Adobe Fireworks – is a bitmap and vector graphics editor. Check out some great tutorials for Fireworks here.
You can also download a free trial of Fireworks – try it here

Creating and Publishing Digital Documents Online

Draw and Publish Documents Online:
Web Poster Wizard – Excellent resource for creating digital documents in the classroom!
Flash Paint
Making the News
More Online Drawing Tools

Free Image Hosting – upload and share images
More Here – Google Directory

Create Free Slideshows: Create slideshows of photos and images


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