Educational Technology TOOLS!

need help? email Mrs. Slim at mslim@fjuhsd.net




Tip #1: instead of saving your PowerPoint as a PowerPoint, save as type: JPEG

Tip #2: Use Creative Commons Pictures Licensed for ReUse!!!

Tip #3: Plan, plan, plan beforehand! Don't let a computer crash wipe-out your work!

Tip #4: Ask your parent/guardian if you want to create any accounts!

Instead of a PowerPoint for your presentation, create a:

Book!
Zooburst: http://zooburst.com/ (EASY) - requires Adobe Flash
Bookr: http://www.pimpampum.net/bookr/ (EASY)
Example:
http://www.zooburst.com/book/zb0_4ce422d4462d7
http://www.pimpampum.net/bookr/?id=19541


Animation!
GoAnimate:http://goanimate.com (MEDIUM) - requires Adobe Flash
Info on GoAnimate: http://goanimate.com/pluscomparison
Xtranormal:http://www.xtranormal.com (MEDIUM)
Xtranormal: free vs. paid:
http://xtranormal.zendesk.com/entries/197530-what-am-i-paying-for
Xtranormal_Comic.jpg
Blabberize: http://blabberize.com/ (MEDIUM) old-microphone.jpg
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http://troy2009.wikispaces.com/GoAnimate+Cybersafety+Videos

http://troy2009.wikispaces.com/Xtranormal+Cybersafety+Videos


http://troy2009.wikispaces.com/Blabberize+and+Cybersafety


Comic Strip! (screencast with your voice to make them come alive!)
Bubblr: http://www.pimpampum.net/bubblr/ (EASY)
Toonlet: http://toonlet.com

Bitstrips: http://www.bitstrips.com/
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http://www.pimpampum.net/bubblr/?id=25885


Movie or Book Trailer!
Joy Millam's http://booktalksandmore.pbworks.com/ (DIFFICULT)
http://www.troyhigh.com/apps/podcasts/show_channel.jsp?pcOwnerREC_ID=d83319


Different kind of presentation!
Prezi:http://prezi.com/
SlideRocket: http://www.sliderocket.com/

Animoto: http://animoto.com
Voicethread: http://voicethread.com
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http://prezi.com/cczsdy8yaqly/classroom-learning-20/
http://portal.sliderocket.com/AASQZ/PTSA-Thank-You---Troy-HS-Book-Fair
http://animoto.com/play/Jwx7NEF2EmiBSU5FqLYUTA
http://voicethread.com/share/294391/


Make a song!
Audacity: http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ (DIFFICULT)
http://www.troyhigh.com/apps/podcasts/show_channel.jsp?pcOwnerREC_ID=u56772



Need to capture your screen as a video?
Screencast!
http://www.screencast-o-matic.com/

Need to host a PowerPoint?
SlideShare: http://www.slideshare.net/

Need to convert a movie or song to a different extension? (like .wmv or .mp3?)
Online converter: http://www.online-convert.com/
Media converter: http://www.mediaconverter.org/ (student 12/6/10, Period 3 says it will convert YouTube Videos)
Zamzar.com: NOT AVAILABLE AT SCHOOL, but will convert YouTube videos.

Need Copyright-Free Music?
http://freeplaymusic.com/

Need a movie hosted for you? (because YouTube is blocked?)
Ask Mrs. Slim to host it on her TeacherTube or SchoolTube account! mslim@fjuhsd.net

PowerPoint Reform