Cartoon Story Maker A quick look at the Cartoon Story Maker back to top... Features Features list 20 Free Tools for Making Comics and Cartoons for Teaching and Learning There are so many good free tools for creating comics and cartoons on the web, as well as apps for tablets and smartphones. I’ve built out a list of fun tools I am looking forward to trying out over the upcoming holiday break. I can’t wait to brainstorm creative ways to leverage these in lessons! Click to view original, large image
4 Free Web Tools for Student Portfolios I still have every single project I ever completed in preschool. My dad collected them and kept each one in a grocery bag that he tucked away in the back of his closet. Looking through his collection now, there's nothing incredibly prodigious about the work that I created as a four-year-old boy. I see doodles, collages, coloring pages and awkward attempts at writing my own name. Nevertheless, the story that it tells is special to me. This is the effect of good portfolios. Cartoonist Creaza Cartoonist Do you have a good idea or a good story you want to get out? Do you have an assignment to create a story based on something you learned at school? Or do you just feel like goofing around and making a comic strip? Is your story about Roman gods, Little Red Riding Hood, friendship, or the future? When you have chosen a theme or an exercise, you get access to characters, backgrounds, props, as well as your own uploaded images and audio files in the menu on the right.
Creator Processing ... Personal $ Svg $20 ✓ Up to $75 merchandises for personal use. Merchandise $ ClickWheel Getting Started Clickwheel is the premiere source for digital comics. We offer our comics in several formats to accommodate most popular comic readers. Please note that not all comics are offered in every format so please check the episode descriptions of your favorite comics to see which formats are available. PDFs are our simplest format. 3: Bitstrips for Schools – Comics as a learning tool This is the 3rd post in the “30 days to using the best of the web’s free tools for educators” series. Be sure to subscribe to the Teacher Challenge blog by RSS, like us on facebook, and follow us on twitter to keep up with future challenge posts as they are published. In this activity you will: use the comic-making website Bitstrips for Schools to assign your students a comic-based activity.The goal is for them to create a comic that demonstrates their understanding of a topic or concept that you’ve taught in class. Overview:
Classroom Posters & Charts It would be completely senseless not download this beautiful classroom poster of th five senses including sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste. Oh and by the way it is completely free. Click here to download it. *Please note all of our posters are originally designed using high resolution images and fonts at A3 paper size. Comics Once considered only child's fare, comics have emerged as a genre worthy of serious study and application. Comic books not only engage, they help develop analytical and critical-thinking skills. They prompt students to decipher meaning, purpose, and tone. They also provide creative possibilities for differentiated learning and expression.
Apps - Rory's Story Cubes “My daughter didn’t want to stop playing. She was so eager to create stories orally and now wants to also start writing them. I can’t wait to try this in my own classroom. Very impressed.” Teacher mum from Australia “I bought this app recently and I’ve got to say it’s great fun and not just for kids! Make You Own Cartoons - The Funny Times Cartoon Playground A message from Funny Times Homeland Security: Author names and cartoon titles should not contain special (non-alpha-numeric) characters. Using them may cause random malfunctioning of the Playground search function. [Don't forget to share your cartoon via your favorite social websites after you've published it! Full suite of share buttons under each cartoon in our Gallery.]
Ajax Animator: Browser based, simple animation tool (Chrome) The Google Chrome Web Store may just be days old, but there are some gems that you can find already. Just check out Ajax Animator, a cool HTML5 web app that allows you to create and edit animations on-the-fly. This simple animation tool is also a great beginner’s app for young animators. You can get the app from the Chrome Web Store. Once installed, start by drawing on the canvas and adding layers. You can add elements for every frame in each layer where you can also shift the layer up or down, toggle to view, or delete.