Classroom Resources

Check out these awesome free tools for enhancing your classroom!

an-i-mate: [verb]: to make lively, vivacious, or vigorous
Use the following resources to animate your class.

Xtranormal instantly turns your words into a 3-D movie. Check out the example below!

Turn your photos, video clips, and music into stunning video masterpieces to share with everyone. Fast, free, and shockingly easy! Check out this example!

Create speaking avatars and use them as effective learning tools. Motivate students to participate, improve message comprehension, introduce technology in a fun way, and utilize Voki as an effective language tool with text to speech in over 25 languages! 

Got a picture? Why not blabberize it? Use anything from animals to dead presidents! Watch the video below for an example!

col-lab-o-rate: [verb]: work jointly on an activity, esp. to produce or create something
Use these resources to give your students the opportunity to to easily collaborate on projects, essays, and much more.

Google + Hangout
Use Hangout to host virtual classes or groups. Hangouts can hold up to ten people and would be great for online study sessions. The hangout sessions can be archived, so even students who aren't able to attend the virtual session can watch a video later! Hangouts can even be joined from smartphones!

Groupboard is a free online shared whiteboard and chat app that can easily be embedded into your website. It works on any web browser, including iPhone, iPads, and Android devices with no downloads or plug-ins required. 

Teach, discuss, brainstorm, plan events, keep notes, make lists, watch and share videos, and collect feedback, all virtually. Easily create a wall and let everyone in your class use it to collaborate!

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