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One of the dangers of over tweaking a Surface Pro. Sigh. 
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Just a reminder - MovieMaker is a free bit of software from Microsoft (thanks Microsoft!), but it does have limits. One of those limits is that it doesn't have layers. This means that we can't do overlays, like having a picture over the top of the video, rather than replacing it completely. I use Techsmith's Camtasia, which is a paid for application. It gives a heap more features too.
Free ones:
WeVideo (limited in Free mode) ( - haven't used it, but is a web based tool which provides a few interfaces depeding upon your skill levels. Supports layers.
Lightworks (free version): very feature rich tool. Supports layers and heaps more (
VSDC: ( - supports layers. Never used it, hadn't heard of it before today.

Look for editors that support layers.

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So, apparently I'm so unique that I'm extinct! What animal are you - Google's Earth Day quiz:
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So true! Anti lock in brigade unite!
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Access and Control Android devices remotely from Mac/Win/Web with #AirDroid3:
Access Android phone/tablet from computer remotely and securely. Manage SMS, files, photos and videos, WhatsApp, Line, WeChat and more on computer.
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Your education doesn’t have to stop once you leave school. We’ve put together a curriculum of some of the best free online classes availab...
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Someone really pushing their thinking. :) #MoomshotEDU
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So true. Teachers can no longer consider digital literacy an add-on... It's a core part of a necessary western education. Kids in your class have a computing device that's more powerful than what I used going through IT at Uni.

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“One to share and bring you a weekend smile! via @d_mulder #edchat”
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Let's see how I do this year. Keen for any blogging ideas you have too.
Yep, 2015 is here, and with it comes the opportunity to set some resolutions that I can try - just try - to keep. At this point, let's just focus on the blog... So, here goes (and they're all about...
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