Astrid Hulsebosch wrote an article about Yurls for Insegnanti 2.0, an Italian blog about education and ICT.
Users of Yurls regularly ask for additional colors for their sections on Yurls. You can now choose from three new colors: pink, gray and light green. You can also use the colors in the header of your page, adjust via “Settings”.
Awor ‘Yurls’ ta posibel na Papiamentu tambe! Sygline Scheper di Dienst Openbare Scholen a sòru pa e tradukshon. Dia 12 di mei durante un workshop di MediaLab Kòrsow e a lansa un página-Yurls, ku algun lès na Papiamentu. E página nobo ta solamente un komienso.
E página lo mester sirbi komo un fuente di informashon pa maestronan di Kòrsow, ku un dia lo traha nan propio página Yurls, ku diferente Yurls-lès material pa kompartí i warda. Aña eskolar nobo Sipke Kloosterman di Yurls lo ta na Kòrsou pa train algun maestro ku despues lo organisá algun workshòps di Yurls pa otro maestronan.
Yurls is now available in Papiamentu! Sygline Scheper of the Public Schools Curacao took care of the translation. She also launched on May 12 during a workshop of MediaLab Curaçao a Yurls page, mainly with recources in Papiamentu.
The new page is just a start and will serve as a resource for teachers in Curaçao who have made a Yurls page or start making one.
Yurls users can now combine video, text, and graphics with one or more multiple-choice questions. After answering the question, the student gets immediate feedback.
To add a multiple choice question to your page:
(Available in Dutch, English and Papiamentu. Other languages will follow soon.)
The ability to add images via URL to Yurls is extended. After adding the URL Yurls will automatically collect all the images that are available. Make your choice and go! How it works:
New opportunities Yurls to embed: Issuu, Prezi, Vimeo, Slideshare and Thinglink. How it works:
It is now possible to make a header to be added to Yurls. Log in to Yurls and click settings to add your own header.
A picture taken with your digital camera is often made too large and too heavy to post. In this beta version, the picture can be up to 2 MB. Open the photo in Paint or another image editing program to reduce it. The minimum width and height of the picture is 972×115 pixels.
An article on this Yurls blog, you can easily add to your Yurls page by clicking on the Yurls icon. Do you have a WordPress.com blog, you can add such an icon to your blog. It goes like this:
With Scoop.it you can create your topic-centric media by collecting gems among relevant streams. Embed a Scoop.it topic on Yurls is easy. It goes like this: