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You may find and download any of these apps from Self Service:

Animation Desk

Animation Desk is a creative app for creating frame-to-frame animations and storyboards.

Art Studio

Art Studio is a comprehensive sketching, painting and photo editing tool.


Canva makes design amazingly simple (and fun)! Create stunning designs with your photos and videos.


FlipaClip's video animation tools make frame-by-frame animation fun and easy. 
GarageBand turns your iPad into a collection of Touch Instruments and a full-featured recording studio — so you can make music anywhere you go. 
Hopscotch allows you to learn to code by making apps and games on your iPad. (Ask Mx. Gartley for login info.)
JigSpace is the platform to explore and share truly interactive, 3D knowledge for anything. 
Swift Playgrounds is an app that makes it fun to learn and experiment with code.

YouTube Playlists

Coding Resources : To learn computer science and coding basics, join Mx. Gartley's class on with join code XTGLYQ and creating an account with your Google account.

Codecademy : If you want to learn a specific programming language, Codecademy is a great resource. Sign up with your Google account and select the course you'd like to learn!

Websites Create the perfect color palette or get inspired by thousands of beautiful color schemes.


Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.


Radio Garden is allows you to listen to thousands of live radio stations world wide by rotating the globe. Every green dot represents a city or town. Tap on it to tune into the radio stations broadcasting from that city.

Mecabricks is the first web service to publish and display 3D models made with LEGO® bricks.


SculptGL is a digital sculpting web app.



Meme Challenge

Create a meme about any topic we've discussed in class. 

Recommended tools:

  • ArtStudio app
  • Canva app
  • Google Slides app

Be sure to send your best memes to Ms. Blakemore!

Sora eBook Collection

Browse the Sora app

or check out the Media & Technology ebook collection.

Poll of the Week 8

What would you be if we lived in fantasy setting?
Human: 4 votes (16.67%)
Elf: 4 votes (16.67%)
Dwarf: 0 votes (0%)
Halfling: 0 votes (0%)
Orc: 3 votes (12.5%)
Gnome: 1 votes (4.17%)
Fae: 3 votes (12.5%)
Dryad: 0 votes (0%)
Dragon: 8 votes (33.33%)
Ogre: 1 votes (4.17%)
Total Votes: 24
Ms. Elizabeth Gartley | Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School | 240 Ocean Street | South Portland, Maine | 04106 | Tel: 207-799-7386