Posts Categorized: Content Creation

Empower Your Students to Write Interactive Stories with Inklewriter

Empower Your Students to Write Interactive Stories with Inklewriter

Empower Your Students to Write Interactive Stories with Inklewriter I fondly remember way back when, around the time that Michael Jackson’s Thriller appeared on MTV, how much I loved Twistaplot Books. For those of you who were not fortunate enough to experience these page-turners (or life before remote controls), Twistaplot was a series of books… Read more

Free Background Music for Video Editing

Free Background Music for Video Editing

Free Background Music for Video Editing YouTube Audio Library Compared to finding copyright-friendly images and video clips, finding free background music for video editing can be pretty discouraging. I’ve featured some free background music sites previously, but I often find the choices limited. I typically associate YouTube with video, but I was surprised to stumble… Read more

Engaging Writing Prompts and a Platform for Publishing Student Work

Engaging Writing Prompts and a Platform for Publishing Student Work

Engaging Writing Prompts and a Platform for Publishing Student Work WriteAbout.com Write About is a “classroom writing community and publishing platform.” What makes it a powerful EdTech tool is a combination of engaging writing prompts and a flexible platform for publishing student work. Engaging Writing Prompts Built on the premise that “Engaged students write more,”… Read more

Text Graphics – Create in Seconds, No Software to Download

Text Graphics – Create in Seconds, No Software to Download

Text Graphics – Create in Seconds, No Software to Download Cool Text I’ve written before about the importance of design and aesthetically engaging media for students. Cool Text allows you to spice up the appearance of basic text online, for free, and with nothing to download. Choose a Text Style With 119 text styles to… Read more

StoryJumper – Publish Student Books and Inspire Passion for Writing

StoryJumper – Publish Student Books and Inspire Passion for Writing

StoryJumper – Publish Student Books and Inspire Passion for Writing StoryJumper.com StoryJumper is a free, online storybook maker. With awesome resources for teachers, StoryJumper provides an easy way for to empower students to make their own storybooks. Students write the story and illustrate them with artwork from StoryJumper, or by uploading their own images. Student… Read more

Make Talking Pictures with Blabberize

Make Talking Pictures with Blabberize

Make Talking Pictures with Blabberize Blabberize.com Blabberize is a simple tool for content creation. Students can make any picture talk with just a few quick clicks. Click play on the koala below for an example. Create an Account A free account is required to save your work, so you’ll want to take care of that… Read more

An Online Drawing Tool That Makes Everyone an Artist – AutoDraw

An Online Drawing Tool That Makes Everyone an Artist – AutoDraw

An Online Drawing Tool That Makes Everyone an Artist AutoDraw AutoDraw.com Teachers have so many assignments that ask students to demonstrate learning through drawing. I can’t say how many times in the past I’ve had students sketch the water cycle or a food web. Unfortunately drawing can be daunting task for a lot of us…. Read more

Create Infographics and Presentations Like a Pro with Visme

Create Infographics and Presentations Like a Pro with Visme

Create Infographics and Presentations Like a Pro with Visme Visme.co Visme is a powerful tool to help you create stunning infographics and presentations. Most tools in this category are either easy to use but lacking in quality, or of professional quality with a steep learning curve. Visme is in a category of its own with professional-quality tools… Read more

An Interactive Timeline Maker That Works on Any Device

An Interactive Timeline Maker That Works on Any Device

An Interactive Timeline Maker That Works on Any Device Timetoast Looking for a Timeline Maker for Your Students? With several timeline makers to choose from, Timetoast has consistently been one of my favorites. The timeline editor is incredibly easy to use.  Another useful feature not found in all timeline makers is the ability to add… Read more