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Tuesday, March 7

  1. page Video & Photo Tools edited ... Can add photos in a variety of different shapes (like cube, heart, etc) ProsPros Now blocke…
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    Can add photos in a variety of different shapes (like cube, heart, etc)
    ProsPros
    Now blocked by AISD's filter. :(
    Easy to upload photos in different formats
    Shares from a variety of different photo sites
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  2. page Video & Photo Tools edited ... http://www.picmonkey.com Photo editing with text and sticker options ... free trial. S…
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    http://www.picmonkey.com
    Photo editing with text and sticker options
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    free trial.
    Samples and Ideas
    Edit photos of the library or events. You can even pixelate if you need to protect the identify of students.
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    7:00 am
  3. page Cartoon Generators edited Cartoon Generators PowToon http://www.powtoon.com Create cool animated videos that can incorpor…
    Cartoon Generators
    PowToon
    http://www.powtoon.com
    Create cool animated videos that can incorporate characters, pictures, and music.
    Create animated cartoons.
    Samples and IdeasSamples and Ideas
    Use PowToon to create introductions to lessons, projects.
    Spotlight tools or events.
    Have students use it to report or create a book trailer.
    A great Powtoon video by Katelin McClure about thinking before you post:
    ProsPros
    There free templates that you can easily edit or you can start from scratch.
    User friendly interface which isn't difficult to figure out.
    You can access it on their website or upload for free to YouTube or Wistia.
    It gives you four different size options when creating your embed code. The smallest option was used for the widget above.
    You can also set it to private so search engines can't find it.
    Allows you to share via Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, or Google+
    No storage limit.
    No limit to the amount of your own art you can upload and insert.
    Now all totally free!
    Easy to download
    ConsCons
    5 minute limit

    Go Animate
    Website:
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    You can record your voice and have characters show emotions easily.
    There are several different backgrounds and some free music.
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    like us.
    Cons
    The text to speech feature makes the voices sound robotic, and sometimes it will skip a syllable here or there.
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    6:53 am

Monday, March 6

Friday, February 17

  1. page Screencasting Tools edited Ever want to create a tutorial demonstrating how to do something on the computer? Screencasting too…
    Ever want to create a tutorial demonstrating how to do something on the computer? Screencasting tools such as the ones below allow you to do this quickly and easily!
    Doceri for iPad
    Screencasting tool for the iPad that's free!
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doceri-remote/id412443803?mt=8&ls=1
    Samples and Ideas
    Use for presentations.
    Download to your iPads and have students record their presentations with annotations and voice.
    Pros
    It's free!
    Combines screencasting and the ability to annotate with various tools.
    You can import a PowerPoint on which to annotate.
    Cons
    It's only available for the iPad.
    In-app purchase required to remove Doceri watermark.

    Explain Everything
    https://explaineverything.com/
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    8:44 am
  2. page Screencasting Tools edited ... Can take awhile to buffer, so load it before your class. Your video cannot be downloaded. If …
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    Can take awhile to buffer, so load it before your class.
    Your video cannot be downloaded. If you don't have internet access, you can't access the screencast.
    Screencastify for Chrome Browser
    https://www.screencastify.com/
    Screencast and Annotate presentations for free or have students explain something using Screencastify.
    Pros
    Available anywhere you can use Chrome. Just install the chrome app by going to the chrome web store.
    Free version (Lite) allows you to add audio and/or webcam to your presentation recording.
    Has several drawing tools available.
    Share via Google Drive, Youtube and Google Classroom
    Cons
    Only works as an app in Chrome.

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    8:35 am
  3. page Screencasting Tools edited Ever want to create a tutorial demonstrating how to do something on the computer? Screencasting…

    Ever want to create a tutorial demonstrating how to do something on the computer? Screencasting tools such as the ones below allow you to do this quickly and easily!
    Explain Everything
    https://explaineverything.com/
    Samples and Ideas
    Create tutorials and upload themThis is a great tool to your website.use if you need to write on the screen as you teach and record yourself. Works great for math and science classes.
    Here's an
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    High School.
    Pros
    This is an extremely versatile tool that allows the user to import content, annotate it with writing and speech and publish.
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    There's an online collaboration feature.
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    a subscription.
    Does not run on desktop or laptops computers (except Chromebooks).
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    pretty cheap.
    Jing
    http://www.techsmith.com/jing/
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    8:28 am
  4. page Screencasting Tools edited ... as the one's ones below allow ... and easily! Explain Everything https://explainever…

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    as the one'sones below allow
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    and easily!
    Explain Everything
    https://explaineverything.com/
    Samples and Ideas
    Create tutorials and upload them to your website.
    Here's an example from an outstanding physics teacher at Martin High School.
    Pros
    This is an extremely versatile tool that allows the user to import content, annotate it with writing and speech and publish.
    Works on iOS, Android, or Windows devices as well as Chromebooks.
    There's an online collaboration feature.
    Cons
    It costs money depending on which version you would like and whether you want to pay outright or pay for a subscription.
    Does not run on desktop or laptops computers (except Chromebooks).
    You'll need a stylus if you want to annotate on an iPad, but you can find them pretty cheap.

    Jing
    http://www.techsmith.com/jing/
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    You can email a link to them.
    You can sign in with Google.
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    same time.
    Cons
    Videos are only accessible via Screenmailer URL.
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    8:26 am

Friday, February 10

  1. page Cartoon Generators edited ... You can record your voice and have characters show emotions easily. There are several differe…
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    You can record your voice and have characters show emotions easily.
    There are several different backgrounds and some free music.
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    to use. :(We now recommend PowToon to all broke educators like us.
    Cons
    The text to speech feature makes the voices sound robotic, and sometimes it will skip a syllable here or there.
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    1:07 pm

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