With Adobe Spark, teachers and students can quickly create graphics, web pages and video stories. Users can upload their own images, record voice over with one click, and use built in audio and sound effects to make videos fun and professional.
Student projects, Presentations, Video creations, Graphics
Edpuzzle is an interactive video service allowing users to either work with an existing video or upload new video footage to track students’ understanding of the presented material. The tool reinforces accountability with view analytics and engagement for self-paced learning as you add interactive quiz questions.
Online lessons, Self-paced learning, Application of content
Flipgrid is a video discussion platform. Faculty and students can create 15 second-5 minute videos to share and respond to videos posted by others. Rather than text discussions, flip grid allows participants show excitement, inflection and creativity. Available on tablets, computers (both MAC & PC) and idevices.
A web-based video presentation tool allowing users to create content from scratch or use powtoon’s library of free, ready-made “drag-&-drop” templates, animations, graphics, fonts, sounds/music, etc. Users have the option to import existing .ppt Powerpoint files to help create animated presentations. Additional features include importing your own images, audio files, with capabilities to create voice-overs directly within powtoon. The tool allows for exporting to YouTube, storing on Powtoon, and/or embedding into other 3rd party options such as Book Creator.
Easy creation of short video presentations using existing templates, graphics, audio, or personal uploaded content
VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With this tool, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file uploads.
YouTube is a popular video hosting site. For video viewers, there is tons of content to peruse, much of legal and free to show in the classroom. For video creators, content can be hosted on a free YouTube channel, and basic video editing tools are available.
Zoom is a web conferencing program used by several schools in PALNI. If your school does not subscribe, you can sign up for a free Zoom account, and host short meetings (40 mins or less) of up to 100 participants. It includes features like screen share, recording, and break out rooms for discussion.