Posts Categorized: Content Creation

10 Engaging eLearning Activity Templates to Promote Deeper Learning

10 Engaging eLearning Activity Templates to Promote Deeper Learning

Need Ideas for Engaging eLearning Assignments? Coming up with meaningful distance learning assignments can be challenging. These 10 templates provide some great ways to engage students in deeper learning. Make Instagram Galleries for Historical Figures. Create a Netflix series for a novel (displaying an understanding of plot, setting, characters, etc.). Make Amazon product pages to… Read more

Create Engaging Assignments With This Amazon Template

Create Engaging Assignments With This Amazon Template

Templates for Engaging Assignments Fake social media templates have been long popular on Nick’s picks an engaging way for students to demonstrate an understanding of course content. The positive feedback I have received from teachers about my Netflix template encouraged me to continue expanding this type of approach in new ways. An Amazon template seemed… Read more

Make Writing Fun with Toontastic 3D

Make Writing Fun with Toontastic 3D

Toontastic 3D Toontastic delivers a level of quality rarely seen in free digital animation apps. Available for iOS/iPadOS and Android, it’s the perfect tool for engaging learners in the creative writing process while creating their own cartoons. Choose a Story Arc Students often struggle with mapping out a story’s plot. Toontastic solves this problem by… Read more

Netflix Template – Engage Your Students in Any Subject Area

Netflix Template – Engage Your Students in Any Subject Area

Netflix Template A little while back I saw a Netflix Template for Google Slides. It’s essentially a template to replicate the screens you view when looking at episodes for a Netflix series. I immediately loved the idea of creating a Netflix series for a novel (displaying an understanding of plot, setting, characters, etc.). Perfect for… Read more

Free Presentation Templates for Google Slides and PowerPoint

Free Presentation Templates for Google Slides and PowerPoint

Free Presentation Templates Slidesgo offers over 100 high-quality, free presentation templates for Google Slides and PowerPoint. When you find a presentation template that you like, just click a button to either download the PowerPoint Template or make a copy of the Google Slides theme to your Google Drive. This collection of templates is beautifully designed… Read more

My Favorite Source for High Quality, Copyright-Free Images and Videos

My Favorite Source for High Quality, Copyright-Free Images and Videos

Copyright-Free and High Quality Students and teachers need good sources of copyright-free images. I’ve shared other sites and strategies before, but Pixabay is hands-down my favorite site for copyright-free images and video. What sets Pixabay apart is quality. The images and videos are of a quality that you would expect from paid sites like Shutterstock… Read more

Students and Teachers Make Interactive Images with Thinglink

Students and Teachers Make Interactive Images with Thinglink

Interactive Images with Thinglink Thinglink‘s interactive image generator is perfect for enhancing illustrations and diagrams, making interactive infographics and posters, and creating scenes for digital breakout activities. Creating interactive images has never been easier. Just upload an image, and with a few clicks, you can add text, image overlays, video, links, or even vocal narration…. Read more

How to Create Your Own Google Expeditions with Tour Creator

How to Create Your Own Google Expeditions with Tour Creator

Google Expeditions I’m a big fan of Google Expeditions to bring students to places they may not otherwise go. I’m also a supporter of students creating media — and not just consuming it. Google Tour creator makes it easy for teachers and students to create interactive 360 photos and virtual reality tours that can be… Read more

How to Take 360 Photos without a 360 Camera

How to Take 360 Photos without a 360 Camera

360 Photos 360-degree photos (more commonly just called 360 photos) provide viewers with a more immersive experience. While they are commonly used to create virtual reality experiences, you can also view them on your device screen (no goggles required). In a couple of upcoming posts, I’ll share how students can create interactive 360 photo experiences,… Read more