Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Photo Editing Websites

Have you ever needed to crop a photo before using it in a presentation? Maybe you wanted to add some text, an arrow or some cool effects to a photo for more detail. There are many free websites that you can upload your photo to and edit it easily.

Please check this list to find one that works for you.


Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Writing Prompts

If you are looking for ideas on writing prompts to use with your students there are some really good sites and apps available.

Wonderopolis is a great website for writing inspiration.  It is also available as an app on android and iOs. 

Scholastic Story Starters is a website for students in grade K-6.

Scholastic Story Starters

Creative Writing Prompts - this site is more high school level

The Story Starter and the Story Starter Jr are websites to help get the creative juices flowing.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Narrable - Narrate your Photo Slidehow

Here is a free tool you can use to create a photo slideshow that can be narrated with your own voice.
Teacher can sign up for a free account HERE.
Students over 13 years old can sign up for a free account HERE.
Here are the 2 easy steps to create a Narrable.

1. Upload your photos.
  • Pick a cover photos.
  • Drag the photos so they are in the order you want them to appear in the slideshow.
2. On each picture you have the ability to record up to 5 minutes of audio.
  • Can be recorded by calling in by phone.
  • Uploaded from your computer.
  • Recorded from a computer with a microphone.