Elements to Embed in Your Webpage

Learn about exciting elements to embed in your TISD webpage.

SYMBALOO

Create a Symbaloo webmix with links that you want your students/parents to access. You can create a webmix for a particular subject, theme, unit, chapter, or grading period.


A Symbaloo webmix is embeddable in your teacher webpage.


Check out the example in the link below:

http://www.teagueisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=392890&type=u&pREC_ID=560718


You can create a free Symbaloo account at www.symbalooedu.com.


You can find out more about creating webmixes at http://www.teagueisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=392890&type=u&pREC_ID=604290.


Symbaloo provides an embed code for each webmix that you simply copy and paste into your webpage editor using Plain Text (not Rich Formatting).

VOKI-Create speaking avatars

Create a speaking avatar with Voki. You can choose your character, select facial features and accessories, record a 60 second message in your own voice, or use the text-to-speech feature to record a message.


Vokis are embeddable elements that can be added to your webpage.


You can see an example of this at http://www.teagueisd.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=392890&type=u&pREC_ID=559924.


You can create a free account at www.voki.com.


Voki provides embed codes for 3 sizes of avatar that you simply copy and paste into your webpage editor using Plain Text (not Rich Formatting).

Videos from YouTube or TeacherTube

You can embed videos from YouTube or TeacherTube in your TISD teacher webpage.


YouTube--Find the video you want to use.

  1. Under the video, click on Share.
  2. Click on Embed.
  3. Copy the embed code.
  4. Uncheck the box next to "Show suggested videos when finished."

Go to your TISD webpage editor and paste the code into the Plain text box.

Save your page.

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TeacherTube www.teachertube.com


Find the video you want to use from TeacherTube.

Note: Not all videos on TeacherTube are embeddable.


Below the video, find the Embeddable Player.

Copy the code in the box.


Go to your TISD teacher webpage editor.

Paste the code into the Plain text box.

Save the page.

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QUIZLET

Quizlet www.quizlet.com is an online tool that allows you create online sets of flashcards. These can be used as study guides or review tools for students.


You can create your own flashcard set from scratch, OR you may be able to find an appropriate set that has been created by someone else on Quizlet.


When you are in the creation screen in Quizlet, you will find Tools at the top right of the screen.

Click on More.

Then click on the <>Embed button.

Quizlet provides the embed codes for 6 different Study Modes of the same flashcard set.

Choose the mode you want to use.

Copy the code.


Go to your TISD webpage editor.

Paste the code into the Plain Text editor box.

Save the page.

More Things to Embed in Webpage

Slideshare www.slideshare.com

Slideshare is a presentation hosting website. You can post your slideshows on Slideshare and get an embed code to copy/paste into your TISD webpage editor.


Prezi www.prezi.com

Prezi is an online presentation tool. It is unique in that it gives you the ability to make your presentations interactive through its zooming feature.

You can create your own Prezis, OR you might be able to find an appropriate Prezi that has be created by someone else.

When you open the Prezi, you will find an Embed button below it. This will give you the code to copy/paste into your TISD webpage editor.

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SMORE www.smore.com

Smore is a tool that allows you to create online flyers. You can add titles, text, graphics, pictures, links, video, and more!

The basic tool is free with limited flyers.

Once you create a flyer, Smore provides the embed code to copy/paste into your TISD teacher webpage editor.


You are looking at a SMORE right now!

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