Presentations, Publications & Video Editing

Animoto  Turn your photos, video clips, and music into masterpieces to share with everyone Starter Sheet

Capzles   Online timeline maker.  Students can upload images, videos and documents to create an animated timeline that can be shared and annotated.

Creative Commons Search  Look for material that’s free for use anywhere in your classroom or on the web, including Google Images and Flikr photos, music, and TV clips.  The site also teaches how to give proper accreditation, and what a copyright or creative common license is and why it exists.

Digital   Unleash your creativity and make your digital film for free

Kerpoof   Create original artwork, animate movies, write and illustrate storybooks, produce pictures, cards, and more.  Work can be shared with the Kerpoof community only after it passes an inspection of the content to make sure that it is all appropriate. All basic content directed to in-school use is free.

Little Bird Tales  Create or upload your artwork, record your voice and add text to each page, email friends and family your book.  No ads; free.

Media Project Resources

Menu Creator  “Create a huge range of colorful and attractive menus.”

Mixbook   Create, share, and print books, scrapbooks, photo albums, and other print materials. Starter Sheet

Parade of Games in Powerpoint  Game templates for scavenger hunt, word hunt, trivia, correct order, buzz word bingo, and others

PBS: Student Reporting Labs   Connects high school students to local PBS stations and news professionals in their community to produce original, student-generated news video reports

PhotoStory Alternatives    free software alternatives to Photostory

PodOmatic  Create your own podcast or minicast by uploading photos and audio.

Prezi  Create, edit, and share presentations

Storybird  “Short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read, and print.” A teacher can create an account and then create accounts for her class.  Students do not need email to login. You can import an excel file with their names rather than type each one individually. The kids can pick from illustrations already done and just add their story. With school email they could collaborate with another student and write back and forth to create their story, but this is in addition to just writing their own story without an email address. You can embed their stories in your class blog to show off their work.

Video ANT  Save your video annotations

WeVideo Edit and create unique videos on Google Chrome

Zamzar   free online file conversion