Tech Ideas for Projects

glogster.com:   Poster yourself - Make your interactive poster easily and share it with friends. Mix Images, Text, Music and Video. It is fantastic!  This site does have educator accounts and the capability to create log-ins for your students.  These log ins allow you to monitor all student work.
 
Blabberize:  This site allows you to upload any picture, record narration, and then make that picture talk.  Pretty funny!

 
VoiceThread:  A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).
 
Prezi:   Prezi is a zooming story telling and presentation tool that helps you create outstanding visuals for your thoughts.
 
Animoto:  Animoto turns your photos and video clips into professional video slideshows in minutes. Fast, free and shockingly simple - we make awesome easy.
 
Xtranormal:  With Xtranormal, you choose from among various premade characters and scenes, decide how many actors you want, then simply type in the dialog you want them to say.
 
Masher:  You can "mix, mash, and share" video clips, audio files, and photos into polished movies. Students own content as well as media from the BBC Motion Gallery and Rip Curl free for the mashing, and can then be shared on social media sites or via email.
 
Storybird: This site provides beautiful illustrations, you provide the story.  Build your own storybook that includes professional-quality illustrations.
 
Wordle:  Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes.
 
Bibme: An online bibliography maker.  It will generate bibliographies in APA, MLA, and other styles.
 
Chart Tool:  Create online graphs and charts. Choose from different chart types, like: line and bar charts, pie charts, scatter graphs, XY graph and pie charts.
 
National Science Digital Library:  The National Science Digital Library includes a variety of educational resources to further STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education. Browse the science literacy maps, short science refreshers, free multimedia downloads, or subject area collections.
 
Google Earth:  This link will take you to a tutorial and information page about how to use Google Earth.  You do have to download Google Earth onto your computer to use it.
 
Library of Congress:  Browse the American Memory Historical Collections from the Library of Congress. View historical images, maps, sound recordings, manuscripts, motion pictures, etc.
 
Best History Sites:  a great collection of lesson plans.
 

 

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