Story Telling: Not Just for ELAR
Cathy France and Angela Gregory
Our goal is to provide you with tools that give students and educators the ability to create content for authentic audiences by telling a story, presenting information, or explaining content.
With over 10 million ebooks created so far, Book Creator is ideal for making all kinds of books, including children's picture books, photo books, journals, textbooks and more.
And when you're done, easily share your book, or even publish to the iBooks Store!
ChatterPix for Kids (Free)
A Gami can be an exciting tweet or status update. It can be a fun way to tell a story. It can be a thank you message or a vacation postcard. It can be a birthday greeting, party invite or cool way to share photos. The possibilities are endless!
Haiku Deck (www.haikudeck.com)
Haiku Deck is a free presentation tool that focuses on a simple idea utilizing images and a small amount of text. Remember the saying, "a picture is worth a thousand words"? Haiku Deck is the perfect tool to tell a powerful story with amazing images.
Haiku Deck SnapGuide
Puppet Pals (Free and $3.99 Expanded Director's Pass)
Create your own animated stories. PuppetPals let you simply pick out the characters, drag them onstage and tap record. Movements and audio is recorded for your performance. If you get the Directors Pass [EXPANDED $3.99 version] you can upload a photo of yourself and join acting out a story of FairyTales, Pirates on the high seas, fight scary monsters or play the part of a wild west bandit.
Puppet Pals 2 ($4.99)
Puppet Pals 2 [$4.99]
Puppet Pals 2 is an upgraded "PRO" version of the generic Puppet Pals letting students create amazing animated cartoons.Children unlock creativity with this easy to use (but hard to put down) interactive puppet show! Even young children can create high quality cartoons from their imaginations. Kids can even star in the show along side the built-in characters! Lots of historical characters and scenes!
Sock Puppets (Free)
Sock Puppets lets you create your own lip-synched videos and share them via iPad photo, Facebook and YouTube. Add Puppets, props, scenery, and backgrounds and start creating. Hit the record button and the puppets automatically lip-synch to your voice. Friends can work together with multiple puppets and create hilarious conversations. Record and share. Add more than 30 sec recording time for extra $$$. View a How-to Video [Click Here]
Video-Editing for Film Making APPS
iMovie helps you turn the HD video you shoot on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch into a masterpiece worthy of the red carpet (or just the one in your living room). Choose from 14 trailer templates with stunning graphics and original scores by some of the world’s top film composers. Record video for your trailer right in iMovie. Choose from 8 unique themes with matching titles, transitions, and music. Note: NO green screen feature in APP version. Does not render in real-time. Publishs directly to many common sites like YouTube and Vimeo.
The fastest way to create great looking videos -- automatically! Videolicious turns raw video clips and photos into tightly edited masterpieces. Instantly weave together interviews, videos, photos, music and more into a sophisticated video production—in seconds. Just talk and tap—or watch and tap—to make the perfect video. Then Videolicious creates a finished video, edited and layered together like a professional video editor, automatically! Works with the videos and photos you choose from your iPhone's library. Outputs videos in a documentary film style to Facebook or YouTube directly from the app.