Teaching The Hunger Games with Storyboards. Disclosure: Storyboard That is an advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com.
Storyboard That is continuously building new teacher guides. Their guides provide dozens of lesson plans for teaching language arts skills through the use of storyboards. The latest additions to Storyboard That's teacher guides include lesson plans on The Hunger Games and Fahrenheit 451. The Hunger Games teacher guide includes plans for teaching point of view, cause and effect, and character analysis. The plans call for students to create storyboards to illustrate their understanding of the characters, themes, and plot of The Hunger Games. SoundCloud Is Making It Easier for Anyone to Publish a Podcast. 5 Free Tools for Creating Animations in Your Browser or On Your Tablet. Monday's post about Parapara Animation was quite popular and prompted questions from readers looking for similar tools that either work on tablets or offer more features than Parapara Animation.
Here are some other sites and apps for creating animations. ABCya Animate is a web-based tool from ABCya that allows students to create animated GIFs containing up to 100 frames. On ABCya Animate students build their animation creations by drawing, typing, and inserting images. Students can change the background of each frame, include new pictures in each frame, and change the text in each frame of their animations. The feature that I like best about ABCya Animate is that students can see the previous frames of their animations while working on a current frame. Animation Desk is an iPad and Android app (free and premium versions available) for creating short, animated videos.
A Handful of Tools That Help Students Analyze Their Own Writing. Last Saturday I reviewed Analyze My Writing.
That post proved to be one of the most popular posts of the week. It also prompted a bunch of questions from readers looking for other tools like it. Here are some more good tools that students can use to analyze their own writing. Hemingway is a free tool designed to help you analyze your writing. Hemingway offers a bunch of information about the passage you've written or copied and pasted into the site.
Earth - Home. Thematic - A Nice Tool for Creating Visual Stories. Thematic is a new service designed for building and sharing visual stories.
Thematic allows you to display up to twenty pictures organized around a theme of your choosing. You can add one line of text to each image in your story. Your completed story is displayed in a vertically scrolling format with each of your images occupying all of the available space in your browser. Completed stories can be shared publicly or kept private. Each public story can be shared via Twitter, Facebook, email, or embedding into a webpage. Dragontape - Remix YouTube Clips.
At last night's TeachMeet BETT Martin Burrett reminded me of a neat tool for remixing clips of YouTube videos.
That tool is called Dragontape. If you made mix tapes in the 80's, the concept of Dragontape will be familiar to you. Dragontaape makes it easy to string together a series of YouTube videos and or sections of YouTube videos. Create your mix tape of videos just launch the Dragontape editor, enter a search term for videos, then drag videos on to the Dragontape timeline. Camtasia Studio - zastosowania programu w praktyce. Voki Home. Glogster: Multimedia Posters. Storyboard That Pricing - Starting at Just $9.95 per month. Do You Offer a 30 Day Money Back Guarantee?
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Articulate Storyline 2 - Case Studies. 100+ mobile modules built in 8 months Remember when learners sat down at computers for online training programs?
Not so anymore. Increasingly, learners want to access courses from mobile devices—and that poses a problem, because all that beautiful Flash-based training content in your library isn’t going to work perfectly on mobile devices. Enter Unicorn Training, one of the premier providers of e-learning solutions, specializing in the financial services sector. Earlier this year, Unicorn landed a massive refresh project on 100+ modules of content they originally created for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) in 2006.
At the same time, Unicorn committed to working on a charity global learning initiative through LINGOS and Last Mile Learning. Catching the Moon: The Story of a Young Girl's Baseball Dream - Storyline Online. Welcome. Storyline I: An Introduction & Storyline Revisited Are you ready to learn what makes the Storyline Method so successful in the classroom?
The Storyline I: An Introduction course is for K-12 teachers who wish to learn how to integrate curriculum using the Storyline method. Participants will experience a Storyline unit both as a student in the process, as well as observer of the teaching method. Explore how and why the Storyline method motivates students to learn as they become their own ‘meaning makers.’
Would you like to revisit the method and still earn Portland State credit?