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Create Videos with Animoto

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Animoto is a free website that pulls images together with text and music to make a short video clip. It is versatile and easy to use and encourages creativity. It can be used on classroom computers, iOS devices, netbooks and laptops.

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“Educators can apply for a free Animoto Plus account for use in ...

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Literacy Shed

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Literacy Shed LogoThe Literacy Shed is a huge collection of visual resources which are thematically grouped and suitable for use in KS1 and KS2.

The are a collection of high quality resources that can be used in literacy lessons. Each Shed has videos suitable for use in class with lots of follow-up ideas for how to use the resources and things for children to do. It is the most amazing collection of literacy resources ...

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Oktapodi

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Oktapodi
Oktapodi is a delightful short film which is fun on its own but would make a huge contribution to pupil interest in a study of Greece.
 
The film can be seen at:

http://vimeo.com/4352688

Ideas for activities:

  • Describe the characters in the film.
  • What is the story about?
  • Can you sequence the pictures and write a sentence about each one in a PowerPoint or Publisher presentation?
  • Why does ...

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Mixbook for Education

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Mixbook  is a free and easy way for pupils to work collaboratively on a class project book, year book or anything similar.

The books can be shared, and even printed if parents want to buy them.

The site says:

“Mixbook is an easy and fun way to engage students, parents—and build school spirit. Make completely customizable photo books, yearbooks, cards, and ...

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My Brainshark

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My Brainshark is a wonderful website (the free version is fine) that enables teachers and pupils to add narrations to PowerPoint presentations.

Groups of pupils can use My Brainshark to add narrations to uploaded PowerPoint presentations or stories. Teachers could make and publish presentations which pupils could then listen to at home as part of their homework and then follow up during ...

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