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En-v5 - emaze. Storyboard That: The World's Best FREE Online Storyboard Creator. Recite.com - Create beautiful visual quotes as images. PicMonkey: Free Online Photo Editing. AutoMotivator: Make Your Own Printable Motivational Poster. World's premier Online Video Editor. WeVideo - Collaborative Online Video Editor in the Cloud. Stupeflix - Video production made easy. TubeChop - Chop YouTube Videos. CamStudio - Free Screen Recording Software.

MASHER - create a video online for free. World's Best Comic-Making Software for Education. ToonDoo - World's fastest way to create cartoons!

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MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages. Photo Prompts. Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners. It's no secret that I am a passionate advocate for using video in the classroom.

Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners

When used well, videos can help students make connections to people and ideas beyond their usual frame of reference. That's why I've been really excited to see a wave of new (and mostly free or low-cost!) Tech tools recently that enable teachers to take favorite clips and make them more valuable for educational use. Whether you use videos to flip your classroom or you just appreciate the power of video to engage kids, maybe one of the tools in my playlist below will help you go deeper in 2014. ANIMATION CHEFS. Storyboard That: The World's Best FREE Online Storyboard Creator. Popcorn Maker.

Digitales. MAKE BELIEFS COMIX! Online Educational Comic Generator for Kids of All Ages. Ds106 Assignments:community made creative assignments for ds106. The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom. Today, we are sharing with you some great web tools that you can use to create your own posters and customize them the way you want.

The Best 8 Tools to Create Posters for your Classroom

Check out the list below and share with us what you think of them. Enjoy 1- Poster My Wall This is one of the most popular web tools out there. It allows you to create awesome posters using either your own images or from the selection provided there. 2- Befunky This is basically a photo editor that allows users to create posters. 3- Picassa This is a powerful free image hosting and editing tool. 4- Art Skills You can use the poster making wizard of Arts Skills to create engaging posters.

26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics. One of the most popular posts that I've published on Free Technology for Teachers is a list of ten free tools for creating comics online.

26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics

I wrote that post three years ago. Since then some of the tools have gone offline or started charging users. So I think it's time to share a new list. Here are five free tools for creating comics online. Comic Master is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style" that is popular with a lot of kids in the ten to fourteen years old age range. Make Beliefs is a free comic strip creation tool that provides students with a variety of templates, characters, and prompts for building their own comic strips.

BigHugeLabs: Do fun stuff with your photos. Gickr.com - Best gif maker, make a gif in 2 seconds - upload pictures or get images from Flickr. Your ds106 Handbook. #ds106 is #4life Here is your guide to ds106.

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Study it closely. Commit to your soul. image based on cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo by johntrainor: Comments Add a comment Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Get Into ds106 ds106 Current Sections ds106 in[SPIRE] Sign in to your account Forgot your password? A variety of items/resources concerning digital storytelling [for #etMOOC] As my contribution to #etMOOC, I wanted to pull together some resources re: digital storytelling: Digital Storytelling – from app-list.posterous.com and HCS Mobile, which showcases students learning with mobile devices in Horry County Schools Excerpt: Digital Storytelling combines images, narration, and other audio to tell a story.

A variety of items/resources concerning digital storytelling [for #etMOOC]

Every content area has a story and each student is capable of telling it. The NETS Standards have students creating, collaborating, and producing their own unique content – digital storytelling is a great way to meet this expectations while still advancing your academic curriculum. Storytelling in eLearning: The why and how — from eLearn Magazine by Shelley A. Rhianna Pratchett at TEDx Transmedia 2012 – ‘The Future of the Videogames Writer’ Storifyinghistory. 10 Ideas for Classroom Video Projects. “… ten years ago, not one student in a hundred, nay, one in a thousand, could have produced videos like this.

10 Ideas for Classroom Video Projects

It’s a whole new skill, a vital and important skill, and one utterly necessary not simply from the perspective of creating but also of comprehending video communication today.” (Stephen Downes) If you follow my Twitter-stream, you know that I spend a lot of time viewing, collecting & sharing videos. In this post, I share ideas on certain types of videos that I’ve gathered and how educators might use related methods or styles to engage students in constructing and deconstructing media while becoming critical consumers and producers of digital media. 1) Conversation with Future Me/You: “A Conversation with My 12 Year Old Self: 20th Anniversary Edition” is a recently popular video by Jeremiah McDonald. Digital Delights - Images & Design. Venspired.com {Posters}

60 Sites for Digital Storytelling Tools and Information.