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CogDogRoo - StoryTools. 50 Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story (return) Note!

CogDogRoo - StoryTools

50+ Ways is no longer being updated here but over at the new site for 50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story-- It has more organizational features and includes ways for you to add content to the site once you join the new wiki. Resource: Our Top 3 Newspaper Generators. Turn Pictures Into Stories With Fotobabble. Hack, Remix, Recreate Online Videos With Mozilla's Popcorn Maker. If your definition of "interactive" web video doesn't include much more than clicking off the red annotations that pop up on YouTube videos, Mozilla wants you to meet Popcorn Maker, a free web app that lets you remix online videos by adding links, social media feeds, maps, and photos. Start by taking a media link from YouTube, Vimeo, or SoundCloud, or an HTML5 video. Then customize it by dragging and dropping multimedia extras, which Mozilla calls "Events," right on top of the video in the Popcorn Maker interface.

Event include anything from basic images, text, and pop-ups to Twitter feeds, Wikipedia excerpts, and Google Maps footage. About - Gorgeous tag clouds. MixBit. Weavly – Easily create stunning video mashups & remixes! Turn Pictures Into Stories With Fotobabble. Popcorn Maker. Inkle » inklewriter.

6 Free Sites for Creating Your Own Comics. The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper. Tagul - Gorgeous tag clouds. How to Create an Awesome Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC] There's no better way to show companies how to create an engaging infographic than through outlined steps in the form of an infographic.

How to Create an Awesome Infographic [INFOGRAPHIC]

A new infographic by Infographic Labs — first published by — highlights the best practices of developing a creative way to get the word out about new data. The Best Resources For Creating Infographics. Infographics are visual representations of data design to help communicate information clearly.

The Best Resources For Creating Infographics

They are great for English Language Learners, and the rest of us, too! The information can also be either serious or humorous. To see examples of some of the best ones, you can visit: The Best Infographics — 2010 The Best Interactive Infographics — 2009. How to create great infographics. If you're used to visiting every day, then you'll notice something a little different about the site you're looking at right now.

How to create great infographics

That's because .net magazine, the print publication that's been the web industry's bible since 1994, is now publishing all its online content via UPDATE: We've migrated around 250 of 1,800 old articles. More are coming online every day. Please bear with us. Where to buy .net magazine The print title remains unaffected - to buy a copy, head here: 4 Online Infographics Generators. Create interactive charts and infographics - Make a Video Online. GoAnimate. Login. Storytelling. Make Fake Movie Posters. Web 2.0 teaching tools to enhance education and learning — Edjudo. The 5 Levels of Digital Storytelling. By kylemawer It’s our pleasure to introduce a guest blog post by James Taylor, who has been adapting gaming elements (such as leveling up) and applying them to digital storytelling.

The 5 Levels of Digital Storytelling

Thanks, James for a very interesting blog post and loads of great web links and resources which you’ll find near the end – Some of them we’re familiar with here at Digital play but we can’t wait to dip into all the others. VUVOX - slideshows, photo, video and music sharing, Myspace codes. - Homepage. Using VoiceThread to communicate and collaborate. One of the best free Web 2.0 tools available to teachers and students is VoiceThread.

Using VoiceThread to communicate and collaborate

Initially defined as a “group audio blog,” VoiceThread allows users to have ongoing digital conversations built from text, audio, and/or video comments added by small groups of participants around any content imaginable. Some teachers upload PowerPoint presentations filled with quotes, charts, graphs, and statistics for their students to study. Others upload Word documents, provocative images, and/or short video clips. Teaching Sagittarian - VoiceThread as a Digital Portfolio. I’ve been twittering the past several weeks about using VoiceThread as a digital portfolio for our Student-Led Conferences this semester.

Teaching Sagittarian - VoiceThread as a Digital Portfolio

In the past, my students have used Photostory3 to show and talk about their learning as a starting point for their Student Led Conference with their parents. I’m now teaching in a mac school so Photostory3 was not an option. I felt that iMovie was just a little too intricate for what I wanted, a wiki was a consideration and then the brainwave of VoiceThread appeared in my head late one night!

The more I considered VoiceThread, the more it’s interactive features appealed to me. Using Photostory3 meant a final product. Using VoiceThread was easy! Step 1: Sign up students for an individual account each in VoiceThread. Home - Creaza Education. 6 Free Websites For Public Domain Images & Free Stock Photos. Public Domain Pictures This page is a repository for public domain images.

6 Free Websites For Public Domain Images & Free Stock Photos

It is maintained solely by its users, who can upload and download images for free. Some photos require a model or property release, when used commercially. This, however, is a general requirement for photos. Material can easily be browsed by various categories, including professional or seasonal photos. The page for each image contains detailed information about the license, the camera used to take it, and links to the artist.

Wikimedia Commons Most images used on Wikipedia are part of the Wikimedia Commons, a database of over 10 million freely usable media files, including public domain images. The dedicated page for each features details about the item, including the permission for use and any licenses associated with the file. Image After Image After describes itself as the raw base for your creativity.