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PICFONT - Add text to picture. Twine - an open-source tool for telling interac... 6 Great Tools to Create Educational Flyers and Posters for Your Class. February 22, 2015 Earlier this week we received a request to post about digital flyer making tools.

6 Great Tools to Create Educational Flyers and Posters for Your Class

Below some of the best options we would recommend for teachers who would like to create beautiful digital and printable posters and flyers. All of these tools are simple and easy to use. They provide pre-made templates to choose from and support a wide variety of multimedia materials that you can to your flyers including images, text, charts, maps, forms …etc. Terrific Timeline Creation Tool for Students (Works on Chromebooks Too)

January, 2015Timeline, as its name indicate, is a very good tool from Read Write Think that you can use to create web based timelines.

Terrific Timeline Creation Tool for Students (Works on Chromebooks Too)

The tool is very simple and students can use it to graphically represent a sequence of data (events, facts.. ,etc) along a chronological line. These timelines can be arranged by by date, time or event. To start creating a timeline, head over to this page. Type in your name and project title then hit “start”. 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart. There are plenty of online tools for creating multimedia quizzes and flipped lessons.

5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart

I am frequently asked for recommendations for "the best" one. I'm partial to using Google Forms to create multimedia quizzes, but there are others worth trying too. The chart embedded below provides an overview of the key features of five popular tools for creating multimedia quizzes and flipped lessons. You can also get a Google Docs version of the chart by clicking here. 5 Good Web Tools to Create Interactive Lessons and Presentations. May 2, 2014 Below are some great web tools that you can use to create interactive lessons and presentations.

5 Good Web Tools to Create Interactive Lessons and Presentations

These tools allow you to breathe life into your teachable content through the use of images, videos, links to web pages and many more. Some of them even enable you to gather instant feedback from students through synchronous polls or text messaging. Thanks to Jonathan Wylie who compiled and featured them in his popular presentation" The Best Free Web Tools for Engaging Students in 1:1 Classrooms " 1- ClassFlow Designed specifically for teachers, ClassFlow is a revolutionary cloud-based application that makes lesson planning more efficient and lesson delivery more meaningful by connecting mobile devices such as tablets and laptops to SMART Boards, Promethean ActivBoards and other interactive classroom displays. EverySlide is a great presentation tool that you can use with your students. S Web-Based Tests. Teachem Video Preview - 55 seconds - YouTube. Technologies. Google releases online education software at OSS Watch team blog. Watch Authors Live with these BBC webcasts.

Technologies. How To Make Your Own eBooks And Publish Them On Amazon. Technologies. 10 Solutions for Creating Cross-Platform Mobile Apps. 21 Map Creation Tools. Sourcefabric. "I was looking for a way to give our authors a simple, powerful way to edit and create books and Booktype is it!

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" Alessandro De Giorgi Youcanprint.it "Booktype is becoming the ideal platform for open publishing. With the booksprint methodology, Booktype enabled us generate the Spending Data Handbook in a few days, while remaining open to feedback and development. " Friedrich Lindenberg Head of Labs (Technology), "I was impressed at how seamless and almost invisible Booktype was in the project. It was very empowering for all involved, it seemed to remove hierarchy and made the whole editing process very transparent. " Marita Fraser IT Specialist, University College London "For those disappointed in the current selection of self-publishing tools, there's a new option.

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280 Slides - Create & Share Presentations Online. Flipbook! - Maker. Animated Typewriter Effect. Animated text generator. Interactive Resources. What’s the Question? RSC NW Office. Make Beliefs Comix For Educators. How to Play with MakeBeliefsComix.com How to Play: For Educators Click here to watch a video of students at City College, New York, talking about how MakeBeliefsComix.com helps them learn English.

Make Beliefs Comix For Educators

Their instructor, Tamara Kirson, was named The New York Times 2009 ESOL Teacher of the Year. To see her lesson plan click here. By Bill Zimmerman, Creator, MakeBeliefsComix.com Now you can download "21 WAYS" and print it out! 1. At the beginning of each new school year have students create an autobiographical comic strip talking about themselves and their families or summarizing the most important things about their lives. 2. Have students create a comic strip story using new vocabulary words that are being taught. 3. Have students break up into pairs or group teams to create their comic strips together. 4. 5. 6.

Have students who are learning new foreign languages write their text in languages they are studying. 7. Have students print or email their completed comics. 8. Daily Comix Diary. Dear Teachers, Parents and Friends, I challenge you to set up a daily 20-minute comic strip segment during which your youngsters create a comix about something they learned or read or experienced that day.

Daily Comix Diary

They can make their daily comix diary by using either MakeBeliefsComix or drawing their own comics with pencil or crayons. Having a 20-minute comix diary segment each day is doable, provides creative fun, and is something that will make students aware of the power of their imaginations. By creating comic strips, even with stick figures or with pictures cut out from magazines, students will realize that they can create stories and make art. They will learn that they, too, are capable of generating their own learning materials, their own memoirs, and that their "take" on the world is so very special - everyone sees things differently. GIFMAKE. Gif animation online. Fakebook. Animated gif maker. Animated Banner Maker. A N F Y.