News Tagged 'story telling'

Five Card Flickr

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Five Card FlickrFive Card Flickr is a story making app which is great fun, poses a challenge, can have amazing results and leads to creative, imaginative story making.

The app draws upon collections of photos specified by  tags in flickr.  The person making a choice is given five random photos each time they make a selection. The writer’s task is ...

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Crazy Talk App for iPad

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Crazy TalkRealusion’s Crazy Talk is a very popular facial animation tool that can be used to animate facial images.  

Pupils can take a picture of a person or animal and manipulate the image. Animation can be added in the form of lip-synched mouth movements and head movements. Imagine making a historical figure come alive as part of your history or literacy project by literally putting words in their mouth!

The software is expensive but a ...

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Wideo.co review

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The Wideo web siteWideo.co is a new website that enables quick and easy creation of videos for class story telling.

Sign up and within minutes a login and password will be sent to your e-mail address. You can then start creating videos using background images, sprites and music that can all be added from the Wideo library. It is also possible ...

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Fables

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Fables seem to fit into the literacy curriculum for all years, whether listening, writing, making animations or videos they are great fun and very interesting. There are  a huge collection of video, text and picture resources that you can call upon for lessons on this subject.

A picture from a fable

Ivyjoy.com – a  lovely collection of fables and well known fairy tales.

Fablevision.com – has ...

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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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