New Year- New Tech Ideas to Try
12 cool tools to help you this school year
Last Year's Gift List
2. Photos from the iPad camera roll
3. Icon from the preset list of icons
4. Voice--the most important part!
Students can email their creations to you or share the link when finished. The video below explains a little more about Adobe Voice. Try it today!
Buncee is a website and an iPad app that it is very user-friendly and allows the creator to add text, images, drawing, links, and videos to a blank canvas.
There is a free version and a paid version of this app. The paid version does give you more bells and whistles, but the free version does a nice job of creating a unique finished product.
Here is some information from the company on their product
buncee® is a new online and mobile platform that gives you easy-to-use tools to create stunning and interactive digital content, whether promoting a product or business story, creating digital educational lesson plans, or customizing e-greetings, invitations and more.
Click here to see my Buncee example
Random Name Picker
This Classtool.net product might be a good tool to use when selecting students for various tasks in the classroom. It works on the iPad and on your computer. You can copy a list of student names and paste them in the box. Once your list is ready to go, the site will ask you to create a password and it will create a unique URL for your name picker.
Here is a link to the one I created.
Flippity Jeopardy Template
Image and Videos can be embedded with in your Jeopardy Board!
Click here for directions for creating the Jeopardy Board
Click here for my Demo Jeopardy Game
Watch the video below to see the directions as well.
Flippity allows you to create flashcards for your class from a Google Sheet. Many of you might already be using Quizlet, but this another option you may want to try. Flippity does allow you to add images and video clips to your flashcards.
Take a look at my example: Flippity Flashcard Demo
Click here for images of the Instructions
- Go to Flippity.net
- Follow the on-screen instructions and prompts to:
a. Make a copy of the provided Google Spreadsheet.
b. Enter your questions and answers.
c. Publish the spreadsheet and copy the URL
d. Return to flippity.net
e. Paste the URL you copied in step 3.
f. Click the “Go” button.
- Use the icon in the lower right corner to flip and advance the flash cards
- Click the “Share” button to get the URL and/or a QR code for your published flippity cards. (from http://tammyworcester.com/flippity/)
This is an awesome free app to add to your iPad and have students add as well. It allows you to arrange video, photos, text and stickers into collages on the iPad. Students can share their collage in a variety of ways-email and Google Drive are just two of the ways. Collages that are created can be saved in the camera roll on the iPad. Students don't even need to create an account, but can if they want. Two resources (presentation and video are listed below that have great examples of how to use in the classroom.