Website: http://animoto.com/ Uses: Ready to promote FCCLA/FACS professionally? Allow students to use animoto to create creative video slideshows to help get the word out about the FACS profession, curriculum, or any other project that would be enhanced by nice looking videos. It’s free, it’s fun and it’s easy!
Website: http://www.myfakewall.com/ Uses: This website allows students to create fake facebook profiles. So you may ask, why is this useful? Well, I thought it would be great for allowing students to create profiles based on the careers they would like to pursue and explore the type of posts they think[Read more]
Website: http://goanimate.com/ Uses: This website allows your students to think outside the box and show their true creativity. (You may use it too!) With this site, you and your students can create animated stories. These can be created to teach a lesson for early childhood education projects or for use[Read more]
Website: http://www.prezi.com Uses: Welcome to a new and more creative way for creating presentations. Definitely useful for breaking out of the rut of using powerpoint presentations all the time. With prezi, you are able to zoom in and out on important information and import media from places such as youtube[Read more]
Website: http://www.edmodo.com Uses: This website allows you to create your own virtual classroom or educational space with an almost facebook like setup. You can post tests/quizzes, assignments, create groups, surveys and more. Looking to take education beyond the regular classroom, definitely check it out.
Website: http://morguefile.com/ Uses: This website is very useful for finding images to use in presentations, projects, and more. Students and teachers are free to use the images in anyway that they like. Get inspired and check it out now!
Website: http://docs.google.com Uses: Google docs is a great program in itself, but I want to focus on the forms aspect today. Google forms allows you to create tests, surveys and more and then neatly puts the information into easy to read spreadsheets, graphs and charts. It includes several themes and[Read more]
Website: http://www.masher.com/ Uses: This website allows students to create exciting videos/presentations by combining videos, music, and photos. Great for allowing your students to show their creative side and guaranteed to increase your students’ enthusiasm for completing projects and doing their best work.
Website: http://xtimeline.com/index.aspx Uses: This is a great site for allowing students to create visual and interactive timelines. Teachers and students can also view timeline examples. With this site, you may insert graphics, videos and more into these timeslines to share with class making for better class presentations.
Website: http://www.tubechop.com/ Uses: This website allows you to take youtube videos and chop them up so that you only get the part that you want. Great for those longer youtube videos that includes a lot of unnecessary information. Also great for inserting video clips into classroom presentations that relate to[Read more]