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Create Short Animated Presentations (and Maintain Student Privacy) with Tellagami

October 7, 2015

Create Quick, Easy Avatar-Animated Videos With This Free SmartPhone App Nick Combs will be presenting pre-conference workshop, “Teaching with the iPad Grades K-6” and the breakout session “Creation Formation” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Nick and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational […]

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A New “3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial” Introducing Microsoft’s Compelling New SNIP Tool

September 24, 2015

Create Video Lessons in Minutes by Annotating Screen Snips with this Free Windows App Microsoft appears to have taken a page from Google’s playbook, encouraging employees to “turn their wild ideas into real projects” and calling the effort Microsoft Garage. Makes sense to me – all organizations should make room and opportunity for innovation. One […]

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Fun Projects and Increased Digital Literacy With GoAnimate for Schools

September 16, 2015

Cool Apps Like GoAnimate can be a Powerful aid in Developing Digital Literacy for Today’s Students Today, digital literacy is a requirement, not only in the workplace, but also in the classroom. By incorporating a variety of tools into their lesson plans, teachers like Lynn Weeks can better prepare students to use digital devices in […]

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APPEd Review Round Up for September – Alternative Presentation Apps

September 9, 2015

Rubric-Assessed Apps That Provide Great Alternatives to PowerPoint and KeyNote Todd Cherner will be presenting the session “Educational App Integration: Creating Tablet-Enhanced Instruction” at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Todd and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational conference November 12th – 14th in Raleigh, […]

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Put the Power Back in PowerPoint With More Images and Less Text!

May 20, 2015

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words The next time you’re putting together a presentation, ask yourself whether a slide can be replaced with a picture. If you can get your main point across with a picture instead of a chart, bullet point list or block of text, do so. Pictures are engaging and memorable. […]

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How Cool is Voki?! Create Fun Talking Avatars for Classroom Use

April 23, 2015

I introduced Voki to EmergingEdTech readers back in 2011, and its overdue for another mention! This is a such a fun tool. Guest writer James Thompson offers a handful of approaches to using this unique application in teaching and learning. – KW Discover Voki, a fun, unique tool for your classroom and students. The idea […]

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Our Newest 3 Minute Tech Tool Tutorial: Screencast-O-Matic

April 22, 2015

Screencast-O-Matic Provides Free Screencasting, and Adds Additional Powerful Functionality for Just $15 a Year! This week on the Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge, we’re checking out Screencast-O-Matic. The Challenge is an easy, fun thing we’ve been doing on the site here in which anyone who signs up to get an email about each week’s new tool gets to […]

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Dozens of Ways to Use Comics and Cartoons in the Classroom

January 13, 2015

Making Learning fun with Cartoons and Comic Strips! In December, having been inspired by Emily Wierszewski’s “Teaching Visual Rhetoric with the ComicLife App” session at the 2014 TLIPAD Conference, I had a lot of fun putting together an article featuring 20 Free Tools for Making Comics and Cartoons for Teaching and Learning. Over the recent […]

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Getting to Know Visme – Create Excellent Content For Presentations, Infographics, & More

December 23, 2014

This “Super Duper Easy” Content Creation Platform lets you Design Many Different Visual Formats Visme is a powerful web-based tool that has been gaining a lot of attention lately. This is a platform that will help you to create impressive presentations and other visual content that you’ll hardly believe you developed! Students and teachers alike […]

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5 Ways to Share YouTube Videos Safely and Privately (Without the Distractions)

December 14, 2014

YouTube is a Powerful, Sure bet for Delivering Video Content, but What can you do About all the Distractions, and Privacy? Read on … Do you want to be able to use YouTube in your class, but are concerned about exposing students to the distractions that surround it? Worse yet, inappropriate content may be displayed, […]

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