Posts Categorized: Content Creation

PicMonkey – Full Feature Photo Editing and Image Design for Free

PicMonkey – Full Feature Photo Editing and Image Design for Free

PicMonkey.com   Looking for a way to turn your latest photos into a masterpiece?  Want to turn some text into a visual statement?  PicMonkey can help you out, and best of all it’s free, online, doesn’t require an account. In addition to editing and touching up photos, you can add effects, create a Facebook Cover,… Read more

Face Your Manga – Create Detailed Avatars For Free

Face Your Manga – Create Detailed Avatars For Free

Face Your Manga www.FaceYourManga.com Avatars have proven handy for a variety of uses in the classroom.  Teachers can create one for each of their students, or allow students to create their own likeness.  Face Your Manga is easy to use and offers a wide variety of ways to customize your avatar. With a little work,… Read more

emaze – Create Amazing Presentations

emaze – Create Amazing Presentations

emaze www.emaze.com   Death by PowerPoint is one of the greatest fears of today’s students.  While so many of my instructional materials were made in PowerPoint, I am making every effort to move completely away from it.  I’m a big fan of Prezi and will continue to use it, but I recently came across something… Read more

Turn Quotes into Beautiful Images with Recite

Turn Quotes into Beautiful Images with Recite

Recite.comI received a lot of positive feedback about my post on Quozio, so today I’m sharing another resource for students and teachers to share quotes in a creative, visually appealing way.  Recite.com offers a very straight-forward interface.  Just enter your quote, select your style and click create. You can enter your quote by typing, copy/paste,… Read more

RefME – Create Citations With Ease

RefME – Create Citations With Ease

Note: RefME is now Cite This For ME – Check it out here.   RefME RefME.com RefME is a free online citation / bibliography maker.  It features many of the ways to cite references that you would expect – including URL, ISBN, ISSN, or search by article title.  What got my attention was the ability… Read more

Quozio – Turn quotes into beautiful images in seconds.

Quozio – Turn quotes into beautiful images in seconds.

Quozio www.quozio.com   Quozio is a fast and easy way to turn quotes into visually appealing images that can be printed or shared online.  It’s a great way for teachers and students to share content-related quotes. Made in seconds with Quozio Simply type the quote and choose from one of several themes offered.  A free… Read more

Snaggy – Simple Screenshot Editing with Nothing to Download

Snaggy – Simple Screenshot Editing with Nothing to Download

Snaggy www.Snag.gy       Snaggy is the easiest way to crop and annotate screenshots without downloading software.  Software options like Skitch and Jing offer a lot more features, but not everyone can download software at school.  Students sometimes need screenshots, but maybe not often enough to justify downloading software.  Basic screen capture is a… Read more

ZooBurst – Create Interactive Digital 3D Pop-Up Books

ZooBurst – Create Interactive Digital 3D Pop-Up Books

ZooBurst ZooBurst.com   ZooBurst provides students with a quick and easy way to create interactive 3D Pop-Up Books that can be shared online.  This is a great resource for creative digital storytelling assignments.  Free accounts allow users to create up to 10 books with 10 pages each, while paid accounts offer many more features including… Read more

A Fun Option for a Short, Entertaining Assignment – iFakeSiri

A Fun Option for a Short, Entertaining Assignment – iFakeSiri

iFakeSiri iFakeSiri.com iFakeSiri allow students to create iPhone Siri conversations and screenshots.  Like the previous virtual impersonation tools I wrote about (Fake iPhone Text, FakeBook, and Fake Tweet Builder), students can write fake Siri conversations from historical figures, book characters, politicians, authors, etc.  It’s another fun option for a short, entertaining assignment. Just type your message… and view your screenshot! Creating a… Read more