Technology Tidbits

Integrating technology to transform teaching and learning!

In this Issue:

  • A humorous look at the many uses of an iPad
  • Animated videos using Adobe Voice and Shadow Puppet apps
  • Exploration of the Nearpod app

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Ipad vs Paper - Funny Commercial

Adobe Voice

Adobe Voice is an app that helps you create animated videos in minutes. No filming, just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas and Voice automatically adds cinematic motion and a soundtrack. Persuade, inform and inspire anyone online. Watch this video and be inspired!

Shadow Puppet

Shadow Puppet is an app that allows you and your students to create custom videos that are easy to share! Combine photos, video clips, and your voice. Manipulate what's on screen and record as you go. Tell a story, explain an idea, or send a personalized message.You and your students can create easy presentations using fun mini movies.

Nearpod

Nearpod is an intriguing solution to an "all-in-one" presentation and polling application for classroom and other large iPad environments. The app provides the ability to upload existing presentations as well as create new ones from scratch. Adding interactive features such as question/answer polling, surveys, and drawings are easy and the entire pacing of the presentation is controlled from the teacher's iPad.