Presentation tools

PRESENTATION TOOLS: Presentation tools allow you to publish and share presentations in a range of formats online.   Animoto Animoto is a great site for quickly creating professional looking videos from your images.  It is a great tool to use with students because it allows them to focus on content creation Read more…

Curation tools

CURATION TOOLS: Curation tools allow you to collect, preserve, maintain, archive and share information.  The goal of content curation is to find the most relevant content pertaining to a specific category and funneling this information for yourself and your readers in a very targeted way.   Livebinders Livebinders allows you to Read more…

Comic strips and cartoons

COMIC AND CARTOON TOOLS: Comic and cartoons tools can be very engaging for pupils and are another way that students can enhance their posts with images.   Bitstrips Bitstrips web-based resource that enables any pupil to create their own great-looking, original comic strips without having to draw. Learn more about Bitstrips with students here. Read more…

Brainstorming tools

BRAINSTORMING TOOLS: Brainstorming tools help pupils think up new and creative ideas quickly and easily.  Brainstorming allows pupils to comprehend connections between concepts and helps them with their thinking process.     Popplet Popplet is a popular collaborative brainstorming tool that can be used to create graphic organizers, timelines, and many other visual Read more…

Audio presentation tools

AUDIO PRESENTATION TOOLS: Audio is used for a wide range of purpose including: grammar and fluency reading practices; delivering content; and engaging auditory learners. Audio presentation tools allow you to combine images (or videos) with audio.  Popular audio presentation tools include: Fotobabble; VoiceThreads; and Voki. The following websites include an extensive range of audio Read more…

Audio hosting websites

AUDIO HOSTING WEBSITES: Teachers use audio hosting websites when they want to embed their audio within embedded players rather than uploading them directly to posts as a link.  Audio Boo and SoundCloud are the most commonly used audio hosting websites.   AudioBoo AudioBoo is a website, and a smartphone and tablet app, which allows users Read more…