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Animoto is one of the marvels of Web 2.0. It is a wonderful initiative and a true benefit to teachers and students. — Discovery Education What makes Animoto special? Animoto provides an array of tools for creating videos in your classroom. Cinematic A.I. Animoto automatically analyzes music, photos and video clips, and orchestrates a custom video, leaving you free to focus on the content and narrative of your videos. Spotlight Spotlight lets you give specific image added prominence and screen time in your video. Include text Mix relevant messaging, statistics and quotes among the pictures your videos to educate your audience and inspire them to action. Share and download Animoto makes it easy to share your videos via email, on a blog/website, exported to YouTube, or downloaded to a computer for use in presentations. Explore more product features →

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Digital Theatre Plus Things I Know to Be True Parents Bob and Fran have worked their fingers to the bone and with their four children grown and ready to fly the nest, it might be time to relax and enjoy the roses. But the changing seasons bring home some shattering truths. Things I Know To Be True tells the story of a family and marriage through the eyes of four grown siblings, struggling to define themselves beyond their parents' love and expectations. Related materials Bringing Lessons to Life with Animoto Grades K – 2 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson Shared Experiences, Individual Impressions: Buddies Create PowerPoint Stories Stories and snapshots of school-related experiences are the perfect sources of inspiration for students as they create PowerPoint presentations with the help of an older student.

25 Best Sites for Free Educational Videos RefSeek's guide to the 25 best online resources for finding free educational videos. With the exception of BrainPOP and Cosmeo, all listed sites offer their extensive video libraries for free and without registration. Academic Earth Strip Generator You are using an ancient web browser, Stripgenerator does not work properly in it.Get rid of Internet Explorer 6! Upgrade to a new version or use another browser like Chrome, Opera, Safari or Firefox. StripGenerator Say hello to manoli_martin

Webtools: No Registration Needed for Students Image courtesy of OZinOH Welcome to my list of webtools that don’t require student registration. This started off as a simple curation for myself and has ballooned into something that I never thought would get this big. And it is still growing. I started added comments to each link, but that is taking a long time to complete. Please bear with me as I update it. Education World: Animoto in the Classroom: Activity Ideas Looking to enhance students' Web 2.0 competencies and build 21st-century skills? The Animoto tool allows anyone to create professional-looking projects using audio, photographs and video. Fortunately, if you're a teacher looking to bring this fun and easy multimedia tool into the classroom, a free account will do just fine. Free accounts let students generate projects up to 30 seconds long in a limited number of styles and with a Web-streaming level of visual quality.

L Houle's Wiki - NO Registration Necessary Updated April 2016 When working with K-8 students we must be concerned for students' privacy and anonymity. Most Web 2.0 sites require registration or allow teachers to set up class accounts. These extra steps to set up educational accounts takes time that's hard to locate in your busy day. Surely too a majority of us are tired of remembering are own usernames and passwords let alone keeping track of those of our students.

How to Use Animoto in the Classroom: Create Stunning Student Slideshows Creating Your First Video Once logged in to the site, you are ready to create your first video slide show. This is a simple 3-step process: Step 1: Select your pictures and/or video. Add Letters » Bart Simpson Chalkboard Generator Bart Simpson Chalkboard Generator NEW! Use the Bart Simpson Chalkboard Wallpaper Generator to create desktop friendly sizes of your image! Pretty much the whole world has seen the opening sequence for The Simpsons. This short introduction holds some of the cartoons longest-running traditions: the saxophone melody Lisa Simpson plays, the Simpson family couch gag, and, best of all, the Bart Simpson chalkboard writings. Educational Technology Exploration Description: Tagxedo is a word cloud generator. You can type in words that relate to a topic or you can use it to pull words from a particular twitter feed, blog, website, delicious page, news article, etc. The more times that a word is included, the larger it will show up on your word cloud.

An Exact, Step-by-Step Guide to Making a Unique Tagxedo Gift - Tagxedo Blog If you spent the time to master the art of Tagxedo, you can make tons of amazing artworks with very little effort. Sadly, not everyone knows that... Anyway, since Mother's Day is coming up, and Zazzle (*) is running some promotion (e.g. free shipping over $50, half off T-shirts, etc), I'll take this opportunity to show you how to make a Tagxedo gift that is as gorgeous as it is uniquely yours.

ThingLink Tutorial Learn how to use ThingLink to create, share and manage your interactive images! Navigation# When you first log in to ThingLink you’ll see several main tabs at the top of the page. How to Create a Word Cloud at Tagxedo.Com: 10 Steps Edit Article Word clouds or Tag clouds are visual images made up of words from various sources. These words can be from a class lecture, website, poem, story, or even random words that you enjoy the sound of. Different images can be created and made up of these words ranging from an object of an freeman to the word “love”. The amount of times a single word is put into a word cloud will determine the size of the word itself within the object of your choice (ie. the more times a word is mentioned, the larger the word will appear in the image). The reason people make these word clouds may be to learn visually, create a piece of art, or any other relevant reason.

Digital Storytelling: iMovie Trailer PDF Storyboards Here are a few trailers made by teachers and students. Next to each one is the iMovie trailer template it uses. My Dream Destination - Italy uses the Expedition template. uses the Superhero template. uses the Adrenaline template.The Giver Book Trailer uses the Adrenaline template. uses the Swashbuckler template. uses the Retro template. Because trailers are so short, the information you convey has to be concise. iMovie’s templates do not leave much room for text. And, the more you write, the smaller the text becomes and harder it is to read. iMovie provides an outline and storyboard for each template.

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