Digital Cameras in the Classroom

Using Olympus Digital Camera Kits in the Classroom


Downloading Pictures from Camera

  • Insert cable into camera
  • Plug into USB port on computer
  • Check camera screen to make sure PC is selected and press OK the computer will find the new device (you may need to restart your machine if you get a pop up window)
  • When the removable disk window opens, select "Copy pictures to a folder on my computer using Microsoft Scanner and Camera Wizard" Click OK
  • The Wizard will start, click next
  • Select the pictures you want to download and click next
  • Step one type a name for the group of pictures. Step 2 select the location to save your pictures. If you want to delete the pictures from the camera, place a check in the appropriate box Click the Next button.
  • Last screen select what you want to do now that the pictures are downloaded.

Resizing Photos

If uploading to Web applications resize to increase uploading speed
1024 x 768
VSO image resizer
Online resizer

Wiki Help for K-12 Educators

Wiki Help--Find out how to set up student accounts without using email addresses, video tutorials
Scrolling Marquees

Converting PowerPoint Slides to .JPEG


Editing Photos

Picnik
Gimp

On-line Hosting Sites

Winkflash
Shutterfly
Photobucket
Snapfish
Flickr
Walmart
Walgreens
Sam's Club

Applications

Photostory 3 Digital storytelling use images, voice and music (free download for Windows)

Photostory 3 How To


Issuu.com

Image Loop --Photos and text, lots of templates Sample Image Loop
Audio postcards
Slide.com Images, text, great library of backgrounds and effects


Rock You


Photoshow Sample photoshow

Bubbleshare
Animoto

Vuvox


Scrapblog
Sample Scrapblogs
Pumpkin_cutting_2007_Page_0.jpg

Voicethread

Blabberize



Ideas





Science labs
Writing Applications
Simple lessons
Fun Projects
Lesson ideas
Primary Grade ideas
Using Digital Cameras in the Classroom
Ideas from Teachers
Lesson Plans from Kodak
1001 lesson ideas for digital cameras

Templates


Sources of Digital Images

Freefoto
Pics4learning
Free Images
MorgueFile
Imageafter
OpenPhoto
Stock.xchng