Buncee–Create multi-media presentations

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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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–Practicing speaking

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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FlexClip–Online video maker

FlexClip is a free online video maker that works with Google Chrome only. (Premium plans are available at a cost.) From the website: “Whether you want to create professional business videos or personal video stories to share with family and friends, FlexClip video maker simplifies the process for its ease of use and versatility. Just […]

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Flipgrid–Online video discussions

Flipgrid is an tool for allowing students to create video comments for online discussions and more. From the website: “Flipgrid is simple. Engage and empower every voice in your classroom or community by recording and sharing short, awesome videos … together!” Find out more at https://info.flipgrid.com/

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Listenwise shares audio podcasts and questions that teachers can use for checking listening comprehension. From the website: “Listening is powerful. Why practice listening? Because listening comprehension is fundamental to literacy.” Find out more at https://listenwise.com/

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A simple way to animate talks and make engaging presentations. From the 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 environment, teach your students, […]

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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; and […]

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