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Many of the resources on this site are coming from Teach With Web 2.0

Tech Tools

On this page you will find websites and resources to help you use various Web 2.0 tools. These are great ways to creatively show what you have learned. You will be able to explore these programs and learn to present your learning in new ways. These are all FREE at some level, most just need an email.

Prezi

Prezi is a presentation tool similar to PowerPoint, however it can be much more dynamic and interesting. Find it at prezi.com. Here is a quick tutorial:

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Link to the handout

VoiceThread

Voicethread allows you to use videos, images and your voice to present assignments to teachers and students. It can be found at voicethread.comHere is a link to a quick tutorial.

 

PIKTOCHART

Piktochart.com allows students to create infographics to present their learning. Here is a YouTube tutorial for Piktochart:

Link to the handout

emaze

Emaze is another presentation tool that is very easy to use and fun to play with, just go to emaze.com

Wordle

Wordle is a free tool that allows you to create word clouds from written text. at wordle.net. Here is a quick Youtube tutorial on how to use it:

Link to handout given in Tech Talk

Ten Ways to Use Wordle

Animoto

Animoto is another presentation tool that allows you to use images, video and music to enhance your assignment. It can be found at animoto.com. Here is a quick video tutorial:

How Do I Integrate It?
Animoto is especially useful for sharing ideas and concepts that incorporate persuasion, ideals, emotions, beliefs, and personal creativity but can also be used to present an overview of a topic. Suggestions for projects:

  • advertisements
  • book trailers
  • digital storytelling
  • poetry and poetry interpretations
  • historical events such as the Holocaust, 9/11, Challenger explosion
  • overview of a era or period in history
  • visual literacy projects
  • showcase art & photography projects
  • biographies: historical or personal
  • travelogue tour of a country, state, city

PDF of the Guide Guide

Screencast-o-matic

This is a great way to record presentations. If you have a Powerpoint or Prezi that you would like to add voice to Screencast-o-matic.com is your place to go...

Link to Screencast-o-matic handout