5 Tools Students Can Use to Create Music Online Online music creation tools can be used by students to make music to use in projects like podcasts and videos. Students can also use online music creation tools to experiment with rhythms and sounds to learn how music is made. The following free tools can be used for either of those purposes.Soundtrap is a fantastic tool for creating music online. Create Beautiful Presentations in Haiku Deck Classroom Disclosure: Haiku Deck is an advertiser on FreeTech4Teachers.com Haiku Deck is a great visual storytelling tool that I have raved about since the first time that I tried it back in the fall of 2012. The features that won me over way back then were the integrated search for Creative Commons licensed videos and the automatic controls on font size and quantity.
Here Is A Great Tool for Creating Engaging Infographics and Presentations November 25, 2016 The popular Visme has recently introduced a number of interesting features that make it even much more easier to create professionally looking infographics and presentations without the need for any design knowledge. Although Visme is mainly used to create engaging presentations, infographics, web banners and short animations, the possibilities it affords are endless.Bloggers are using it to create static graphics or interactive presentations and infographics to support otherwise boring text content and increase engagement with their audiences. Educators and students are using it to improve communication on various topics. Users can start from a preset of professional templates or start from a blank canvas and create their own content, fully personalized to their specific needs. Visme is free for all users; it takes just a few seconds to register and start creating your first project. Here is a quick overview of some key features in the new Visme:
A Superb Tool for Creating Educational Presentations and Timelines (No Registration Required) June 16, 2016Qwikslides is an excellent web tool from Classtools that allows students to create beautiful multimedia presentations and timelines to use in class. No registration is required, students launch the tool and start working on their slides right away. Presentations can embed a wide variety of multimedia materials including text, images and YouTube videos. Students can customize the background colour of their slides, change text font and embed their final product in a blog, wiki or website. Quikslides' presentations work across different devices and platforms. They are also touch-device enabled.
Adobe Spark Now Lets You Insert Videos into Your Videos Adobe Spark is one of my favorite new tools to 2016. In fact, I like it so much that I now feature it in my workshops and webinars about creating videos in the classroom. Today, Adobe Spark got even better by adding the ability for users to insert video clips into their video projects. Haiku Deck for presenting learning #appaday EdTech Published on February 3rd, 2015 | by Mark Anderson If you’ve had the pleasure of meeting me in the last twelve months or so undoubtedly I would have mentioned Haiku Deck.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Awesome Free Templates for Creating Educational Magazines, Brochures and Newspapers The popular Lucidpress platform has this library featuring a number of excellent free templates to use for a variety of educational (as well as business) purposes. Templates are already pre-designed and you don’t have to do any formatting, you simply plug in your content to get the look you are looking for in a matter of few clicks. Templates are divided into multiple categories.Under ‘filter by category’ tab you can pick one of the following categories and browse through the selection it has: banners, brochures, business cards, ebooks, flyers, invitations, lesson plans, magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, posters, reports, and resumes.
9 Simple Steps To Create A Good Presentation Using Google Drive April 2, 2014 Google has recently revamped a bunch of its key services including Google Presentation. One essential feature Google added to Presentation was image customization. With this new update users can now crop, mask, and add borders to images without leaving Slides. How to Use Pixiclip to Create Instructional Videos Pixiclip is a free tool for creating simple instructional videos. I featured it in the Practical Ed Tech newsletter a couple of weeks ago and a handful of people replied to me with questions about it. To answer those questions I recorded the video that is embedded below.
How to Make Your Google Presentations Shine Pinterest I create almost all of my presentations in Google Slides. Google Slides gives me the flexibility I need to be creative, add my own branding, and to share and access from anywhere on any device. I have seen some amazing Google Slides presentations, and I have seen some that made my skin crawl. Standing out as a presenter is not easy, so I decided to share some of my best tips and tricks in this new series: How to Make Your Google Presentations Shine! Welcome to Part 1: Templates. 5 Resources To Make Your Next Presentation Pop Perhaps you are like me and have to sit through presentations often. Sometimes they are great. You can tell the presenter put a lot of thought into what they want to talk about and it feels like they really know their stuff.
Two Powerful Tools for Creating Interactive Educational Presentations April 9, 2016 Over the last few years we have reviewed a number of powerful presentation tools to use with students in class. These include tools such as Haiku Deck, Prezi, Google Presentation, Keynote to mention but a few. Today we are bringing to your radar two more presentation tools with huge educational potential. You can use them to design visually attractive presentations that include a wide range of multimedia content such as text, sound, videos, images, PDFs and many more. They also allow remote presenting allowing you to project your presentations to a bigger screen and remotely control them while going around in the class. And in the case of Swipe, you will also have access to interactive features to poll and gather feedback in real-time from your audience.