Tuesday's Tech Tip!

Technology Integration as Easy as 1,2,3

iFake Text

I believe “iFake Text” is a great example of a simple tool that can allow your students to show what they know in a unique or novel way by emulating a text message conversation on an iPhone.

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How to use it:

  1. 1.Go to : http://ifaketext.com/

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  1. Enter your name.

  2. Choose a carrier.

  3. Enter the conversation.
    Be sure to use the format as shown below:
    1: Hello
    2: Hello
    1: How are you?
    2: I’m fine. How are you?

  4. Click the “Create Your Screenshot” button.

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  1. Note - If you don’t like the way it looks, you can use the browser’s back button to go back and edit it.

  2. Use the provided options at the left to share the screen shot with others.

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7.To print:
a. Copy the “Direct Link” url.
b. Paste the url into a new tab or window.
c. Print.

8.To embed the screenshot into a blog, wiki, or website, use the “HTML Image” option.


Classroom Ideas:

Here are some ideas to get you started.

Vocabulary

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Jokes and Riddles

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Practicing Voice

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Poetry

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Other ideas:

Students could write dialog between:

  • •Two book characters from a scene in a story

  • •Two animals (including some facts about them)

  • •Two historic figures

  • •Two friends discussing a book, movie, or event.

Credit to Tammy's Tech Tips.