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Domo Animate - Make your own Domo Animations and Slideshows with GoAnimate's super easy to use tools.
Easy learning curve. Low budget. Simple do-it-yourself tools. Powerful Tools at the Click of a Mouse Add a character, swap a background, or start a scene just by dragging and dropping. Videos for a Wide Range of Uses GoAnimate for Schools is used by hundreds of thousands of students, in thousands of schools, on 6 continents. Flip Your Classroom By Sending Home Videos In a flipped classroom, students learn through online instruction outside of class; “homework” is done in the classroom. Introduce Topics and Lessons Teach new and difficult topics with video. Create Presentations Use video at open houses, back-to-school nights, assemblies, staff meetings, and other events. Create Reports and Stories Have students make reports, presentations, and stories with video, helping them convey their creativity and perspectives without physically placing them in front of peers. Check for Understanding Teachers can “check for understanding” with video assignments. Engage Special Needs Students Produce PSAs

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October 2011 About us Courses & workshops Consultancy services Clients & publications Tools & webquests Resources > Tools & Resources > October 2011 Printing Press The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events. Text added to the templates can be modified using a simple WYSIWYG editor, which allows students to choose text features, such as font size and color. Documentation for the Printing Press includes instructions for using the tool.

5 Ways To Use Word Cloud Generators In The Classroom Photo Courtesy of flickr and Sue Waters The popularity of word clouds remains pretty constant in education, and it’s not difficult to see why. They’re a great way for students to distil and summarize information. They help students get to the crux of an issue, sorting through important ideas and concepts quickly in order to see what’s important. FLTEACH FAQ - Activities That Work - Introduction Introduction Table of Contents: A. Activities for grammar point and spelling.1. Tools for Creating Animations in Your Browser or On Your Tablet Monday's post about Parapara Animation was quite popular and prompted questions from readers looking for similar tools that either work on tablets or offer more features than Parapara Animation. Here are some other sites and apps for creating animations. ABCya Animate is a web-based tool from ABCya that allows students to create animated GIFs containing up to 100 frames. On ABCya Animate students build their animation creations by drawing, typing, and inserting images. Students can change the background of each frame, include new pictures in each frame, and change the text in each frame of their animations.

Use Weavly To Remix YouTube and SoundCloud Weavly is a new service for remixing media found on YouTube and SoundCloud, and Loopcam GIFs. Weavly provides a simple drag and drop interface that allows you to search for, trim and combine tracks without ever leaving the Weavly site. To start creating your Weavly video perform a search for video content. Editable PowerPoint Newspapers We have just updated our popular editable PowerPoint newspapers. With these you can create your own news headlines, articles and insert your own pictures. Following a couple of requests, we have updated these so that you can now add in your own newspaper name.

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes Educators are looking for ways to help students participate in a digital world, but the choices for digital engagement in the classroom can be overwhelming. Many teachers have little to no money to pay for premium versions of apps and are looking for quick and easy ways to determine how an app works. They must also consider why it might be useful for their teaching practice. Rachel Langenhorst helps teachers in her district find solutions for those issues. She used to teach social studies, but is now the K-12 Technology Integrationist and Instructional Coach at Rock Valley Community Schools in Iowa. She put together a list of favorite digital tools for the social studies classroom and shared them during an edWeb webinar. Games That Work The Language Teacher Toolkit by Steve Smith and Gianfranco Conti is now available from Amazon. I don’t think that you have to use games to teach classes successfully. Inexperienced teachers should be wary of using games if class control is still shaky or if you have an unusually difficult class.

Storyboards Storyboards come in all shapes and sizes and for different reasons. They help put your idea together and allow others to understand what you plan to do. The Thumbnail Storyboard is the first example I’d like to speak about. It really is what it is called, each shot in a small thumbnail sketch and allows to quickly put your ideas down but may not always be the most readable therefore it is usually a starting point. The Floating Storyboard is a more comprehensive board as the drawings are in rectangles matching the aspect ratio that the film will be shot in. 10 Video Projects Every Teacher Should Try Making classroom movies has gotten much easier now that cell phones, tablets and other devices feature video capabilities that are high quality and simple to use. And happily, we’ve found that students love to use video—it’s a format that they understand and that sparks their creativity. Here are ten ideas to try in your classroom today. Make a Book Trailer: Challenge students to design a movie-style trailer that excites their classmates about a must-read novel or nonfiction book. Try Digital Storytelling: Digital storytelling is a great format for students to share more about their lives or to present about a person in history.

Word Clouds for Kids! ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Our educational games are easy to use and classroom friendly, with a focus on the alphabet, numbers, shapes, storybooks, art, music, holidays and much more!

Play KenKen Math Puzzles - Free Math Games & Logic Puzzles! KENKEN for your Mobile Fun, addicting, yet educational. The KenKen iOS and Android apps are perfect for the whole family! KENKEN in the Classroom Calling all educators! Join our FREE program to use KenKen puzzles with your students.

This is a site where students can create their own video using animation interface. Users can click and drag the different characters features and backgrounds. This tool is very similar to other video/animation creators; however, it has a safer environment for being used in schools. The teachers can monitor students’ access to other users’ videos. Appropriate for kids in grades 6th to 12th. Teaching tips: 1.Teacher can ‘flip’ the classroom and send videos to students about the contents of the week. Perfect for those snow days!!! 2.Ideal to use for ELLs or ESL learners, they can create their own video or listen to language common patterns. 3.Students can write scripts and reports of their observations/experiences. by gabrielapearltrees Oct 26

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