Photo Collages as Writing Prompts In a post on Android for Schools I wrote about using Pic Collage on my Android phone to create a collage to summarize my day. Pic Collage is a free app available for Android and iOS devices. The app allows you to quickly arrange pictures on a wide variety of canvas designs, add text to your images, and add stickers to your collages. details?id=com.textingstory Unleash your creativity! 1. Write a text conversation in TextingStory2. Create a video from your story3. Watch your creation and share it with your friends TextingStory allows you to write conversations just like any messaging app, except you can switch side by pressing the characters' names.
8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows. Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives Ideally, when a person thinks of presentations, they think of Powerpoint. But there is now a new world that may be explored. There are presentation software that can offer a wide array of templates and effects, which are not available in Powerpoint, so access to these can bring better results. If you want to offer something fresh and new on your next presentation, consider downloading one of these: 10.
The Best Infographics About Teaching & Learning English As A Second (or Third!) Language I thought readers might appreciate this collection: Learn English with Kaplan How to learn English via Kaplan Blog Love learning English with Kaplan Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.
How to Write Dialogue: 8 Tips and Exercises No matter your genre, learning how to write dialogue effectively is a vital part of any writer’s career. Poor dialogue can make readers put your book down in disgust, but when it’s well executed, it can transform your characters into believable, unforgettable people. To help get your characters talking, we have put together a list of rules, exercises and examples that will have you writing sparkling conversations in no time. Contents What Makes Good Dialogue Memorable? While it's hard to imagine a story without character speaking to each other, they are out there — Laclos’ epistolary Dangerous Liaisons contains next to no quoted speech, nor does Stephen King's short story “Battleground”.
4 Tasks and 4 Tools for Creating Digital Narrative Published 5 October 2017 Nik Peachey shares some of the tools you can use to help your students tell their own exciting stories through digital media, plus fun tasks to help develop their narrative abilities further. The last decade has shown a meteoric shift from paper based publishing to digital based media. This has had a profound impact on news media, democratising it and enabling access to a much wider range of narrative, but also enabling a vastly greater cross section of the global population to start publishing their stories and making their voices heard. Increasingly these stories are not just text-based but include images, video, audio and other interactive media that can be both more engaging and more inclusive than traditional paper-based narrative. The ability to create this kind of digital narrative is now becoming a key digital skill for both teachers and students, empowering them to participate in the global information exchange.
How To Convert Prezi To YouTube Videos Anyone who has used the Prezi platform would know that creating a Prezi and uploading it to Prezi.com is easy enough, however when it comes to converting it to a YouTube video, there seems to be no native method of doing so. While you can convert PowerPoint to video formats using a native PowerPoint feature, the same cannot be said for the Prezi application. However, you can convert Prezi to YouTube by using a workaround. Capture Prezi With A Screen Recording Tool As Prezis are zooming presentations, you can neatly capture your presentation using a screen capture tool. Euro Blog Léonard de Vinci Et voici les chindogus et leurs inventeurs!! Les images sont cliquables, pour être affichées en taille réelle. Amale : the toothpaste squeezer Théo : the bright glove Quentin D. : the housework box
inklewriter - Getting Started Getting started It couldn’t be easier to start writing. When you first launch the inklewriter website, writer.inklestudios.com, you’ll be offered the option of taking the tutorial, or starting a new story. If you click new you can get writing straight away. Write, and add options You’ll write your story onto the scraps of paper in the middle of the inklewriter workbench. What is a Storyboard? - History and Use Cases Over the years I've written many blog posts about using storyboards in a variety of classroom settings. I've even hosted webinars on the topic. But until today I never wondered about the origins of storyboards. The Best Tools For Creating Fake “Stuff” For Learning The fake “stuff” I’m referring to in the headline includes newspaper articles, sports “trading cards,” iPhone conversations, Facebook pages etc. These can be used for conversation practice, to create reports on historical figures (or on natural disasters or on just about anything) and for numerous other learning activities. Here are my choices for The Best Tools For Creating Fake “Stuff” For Learning: Boy, this could be a great tool to help English Language Learner students practice writing and reading dialogue — FakeiPhoneText lets you create a text conversation that looks like the real thing and give you a unique url address of your creation. Plus, no registration is required.