Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Protecting Student Privacy With Skitch

Skitch is a great tool for drawing and typing on a picture.  You can also use it to crop and blur parts of a picture. A great use of the blurring tools is to blur the faces of students of whose pictures cannot be shared online. For example, I would use Skitch if I wanted to share a picture of a school play on my classroom blog, but I had a few students whose parents didn’t want their pictures shared online. Skitch is available on Mac, Windows, Android, and iOS. In the video embedded below I demonstrate how to use Skitch for blurring, cropping, and drawing on images.

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