Transform Your Class Word Wall
with Karen Wright-Balbier and Julie Rivas-Lopez (KB&J)
Let's post what we know we should do and should not do with word walls in our classrooms.
Let's share the different types of word walls we create with our classes, here.
Let's share the word wall activities we use with our word walls to give students more exposure to words, here.
A dual language student created this using the HELLO Crayon and AudioBoom apps. Karen used qrstuff.com to create the code for the student. The Skitch app was usded to add text to the qr code.
Apps to Transform your Wordwall
Allows for audio recording and an image can be added as well. Creates a link to what is recorded.
Allows for creation of picture collages from images on device or from build-in web search. Videos from YouTube, stickers, text and backgrounds can be incorporated. Will save as image or a link is generated to view attached videos.
Allows for creation of narrated slideshows from pictures in camera roll or from built-in web search. Short video clips can also be included in project. Can be shared through weblink among other options.
Allows you to snap an image to add annotations to it.
Allows user to create 30 second videos where an animated avatar will speak as them. Free version allows for a few customization options for avatar.
Allows for quick recording of voice messages. QR codes can be created directly from site but the link is not permanent. Recordings can be saved directly to computer if needed indefinitely.
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QR Codes for Sight Words: Attaching Audio by from Technology in Early Childhood
Use QR Codes to Make Your Word Walls Come to Life by Teachers use Tech