Buncee

From the Buncee website: “A creation and presentation tool with unlimited possibilities for bringing learning to life. Transforming people of all ages into creators, storytellers, and future-ready digital citizens.” Buncee will allow you to add text, drawings, web images, animations and stickers from Buncee, and more to a slide. See an example here. Premium versions […]

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Equity Maps

Only for iPads, Equity Maps “makes it easy to chart & record the interactions within a group to graphically illustrate levels of participation and type of contributions made by each student…improve feedbacke and reflections in…Socratic seminars, Spider Web Discussions, instructional coaching,…Professional Learning Communities,…book clubs, or anytime students collaborate.” See a demo here. Visit Equity Maps […]

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Extempore

Extempore (https://extemporeapp.com/) is an app for practicing speaking. Language instructors create lessons, and students use mobiles to record responses. In Extempore’s words: “Our platform allows students and instructors to share spontaneous speech asynchronously, using their iOS or Android mobile devices.” Instead of 1:1 in-person conferences, language-learning goes digital.

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Listenwise

Listenwise From the website: “Listening is powerful. Why practice listening? Because listening comprehension is fundamental to literacy.” In addition to listening for comprehension, we believe the podcasts at the site offer opportunities for listening for analyzing speaking skills. Don’t just listen for information, listen for how the information is presented.

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mysimpleshow

A simple way to animate talks and make engaging presentations! As they say at the mysimpleshow website, “A great explainer video can have a huge impact. It allows you to reach your audience and get your message across in a simple and engaging way. It doesn’t matter if you need to communicate in a professional […]

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Photo Booth

Every Apple device has Photo Booth installed on the dock. Photo Booth uses the devices webcam to take snapshots or record video.  Use the video feature to record students doing the rough draft of a talk; to record students explaining daily procedures for Back to School night; to record discussion prompts; to record videos that […]

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From Seesaw’s site: CAPTURE STUDENT LEARNING IN ANY FORM Seesaw empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. Students can “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. You can also import directly from most popular apps. Find Seesaw at http://web.seesaw.me/

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