Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Adobe offers 80% discount on their software

Adobe offers teachers a huge discount on its creative software. A teacher needs only to send them a picture of their school ID and they can purchase premium software at a deep discount. This is great for a teacher who wants to learn Dreamweaver or InDesign without paying thousands of dollars. Even the popular Photoshop is available in some packages.

Teacher can use their knowledge to help students create any number of projects. Professional looking websites, books with a professional layout and design, photo projects, and school magazines can all be created with this software. The software even allows you to create digital editions of publications. So your students could create a digital newspaper that is readable on their cell phones.

You don't even have to have an educational purpose in mind when you buy it. They software could be used for purely personal reasons. In fact the software could be used to start a small business. Web design, desktop publishing, photography, whatever your side business is, you can buy this software for cheap then start making money with it.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Teachers can create their own textbooks

This company, Avenida Books, will let teachers create custom textbook or course pack. Teachers can pick any texts from Shakespeare to the Constitution. The company compiles them into one book. Then sells it to you at a wholesale rate. It saves a ton over buying individual books.