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East HS LMC: Creation Tools

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CREATING

Storytelling. Video Editing. Videocasting. Mixing. Animating. Podcasting.

Multimedia Timelines

HSTRY

Timeline Builder. Supports Videos, images, audio, and text. (Recommended)

Timeline Creator

Easy to use. Short descriptions show up online.

Timeline JS

To start: create a spreadsheet with a template provided by Timeline JS. Enter dates, headlines, and event into a Google spreadsheet. Graphics are created for you. Images and links added to spreadsheet will also be included. Each product has a unique URL.

UNDERSTANDING

Categorizing. Annotating. Tweeting. Blogging. Subscribing. Explaining.

Editing

Video Editing

Tutorials--Video Editing

How-To Add Voice Over to Animoto"

How-To Use YouTube Video Editor

Video Editing Tools (Programs)

Audio Recording Tools

Clyp.it
Audio Recoring tool for use in web browser. Go to website, click on big red button. When finished, click share button, go to page to get embed code, to post ina blog.  Free iOS or Android app.

Vocaroo
Create short audio recordings. No account needed. Click record to start. 

SoundCloud
Browser-based is good recording tool. Use embed code to put in documents.

AudioPal
Free. Create short audio message and embed. Three ways to record: mic on computer, text-to-speech, or call AudioPal's phone system. 

AudioBoom
Create short audio recording that are matched to images. Available as iPad, iPhone, and Android app.

Royalty Free Images

     EduPic Title and Banner Google Imagebase: Free Stock Photography  OpenClipart.org      Photos8.com 

Presentation Tools

Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor

Create a dynamic alternative to a PowerPoint presentation

pptPlex  Icon

An add-on for Microsoft PowerPoint that allows you to zoom in on details in slides, embed slides within others, etc. for a Prezi-like experience.

Slideshare

Upload and share presentations online.

Spicynodes

Create a dynamic presentation based on expanding nodes.

Many Eyes Visualization Tool

Visualize datasets (your own or others) in a variety of interesting ways.

Tips for designing Posters for presentation using PowerPoint

Annotated list of sites and resources for designing your Poster Presentation using PowerPoint slides or templates. (From G. Natal)

Poll Everywhere

An alternative to the 'clickers' to get audience/class feedback. You ask a question, audience answers via text message, twitter, or web, and responses are tallied and displayed in real time. Free for audiences under 40 people.

Quipol

Create a quick, embeddable one-question poll with options for media and comments (through Facebook and Twitter).

ANALYZING

Outlining. Stucturing. Organizing. Surveying. Deconstructing. Mashing.

Presentation Tools BEYOND PowerPoint

Screencasting Tools

Screencast-O-Matic
Online tool to create desktop screen casts.

School version requires password.

Free version does not.

HOW TO: Add Captions To Your YouTube Videos

 

Word Clouds

Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds
Create a word cloud where the relative size of the words reflects their frequency. Multiple layout, font, and color options.

Tagxedo
Like Wordle, except you can create a tag cloud with a specific shape.

Tagul
Create word clouds in specific shapes, each word can be linked to a search.

WordItOut
Generate word clouds

EVALUATING

Moderating. Conferencing. Networking. Posting. Collaborating. Critiquing.

REMEMBERING

Recalling. Listing. Bookmarking. Searching. Mindmapping. Word Processing.

Presentation Tools

Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor

Create a dynamic alternative to a PowerPoint presentation

MoveNote Edit/Delete Quick Stats

Cool way to make presentations.
Can be used for telling stories
Consider using app Movenote to record msgs to annotate pictures of what students are reading.

 

pptPlex  Icon

An add-on for Microsoft PowerPoint that allows you to zoom in on details in slides, embed slides within others, etc. for a Prezi-like experience.

 

Slideshare

Upload and share presentations online.

Spicynodes

Create a dynamic presentation based on expanding nodes.

Many Eyes Visualization Tool

Visualize datasets (your own or others) in a variety of interesting ways.

Tips for designing Posters for presentation using PowerPoint

Annotated list of sites and resources for designing your Poster Presentation using PowerPoint slides or templates. (From G. Natal)