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Teaching with Comics! Tools & Apps

Find resources at http://ShellyTerrell.com/?p=6231

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Great resources on how to exploit comics and cartoons, from Shelly Terrell.

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20 Free Tools for Making Comics and Cartoons for Teaching and Learning - Emerging EdTech

20 Free Tools for Making Comics and Cartoons for Teaching and Learning - Emerging EdTech | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
There are so many good free tools for creating comics and cartoons on the web, as well as apps for tablets and smartphones. I’ve built out a list of fun tools I am looking forward to trying out over the upcoming holiday break. I can’t wait to brainstorm creative ways to leverage these in lessons!

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Thanks for this new resource!

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Teresa Torné's curator insight, January 26, 4:42 PM

Afegeix el teu visió ...

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 27, 3:38 PM

Ca m'a plu de faire un bd au cours avec les élèves.

safaa mostafa's curator insight, February 1, 3:54 PM

Very inspiring

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I'm Invincible! Apps, Tools, Lesson Ideas Related to Superheroes

Find resources at http://bit.ly/ELTLINKs
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A super presentation by Shelly Terrell on activities relating to superheroes

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Comics in education

Presentation for MOODLE MOOC 3 on WiziQ with Dr. Nellie Deutsch.
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Great presentation on the use of comics by Sylvia Guinan

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With Causes Charities's curator insight, November 17, 2014 4:41 PM

Donate to charity.  Not only are you helping others in need, you get the tax deduction and de-clutter. http://www.collectibleswithcauses.org/ This non-profit charity accepts collectibles, all different vehicles, real estate, even aircraft. They pick up your donation free of charge. 

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Make lge come to life with comics

A presentation for EFL teachers in Brazil.
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Lovely ideas on how to use comics from Ana Menezes

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Carmenne K. Thapliyal's curator insight, October 18, 2013 1:13 AM

Using comic strips as teaching resources, comic strip creators (slide 28); worksheets (slide 29)

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Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Digital Storytelling With Comics

Free Technology for Teachers: Webinar Recording - Digital Storytelling With Comics | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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5 Excellent Tools to Convert Photos to Cartoons ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

5 Excellent Tools to Convert Photos to Cartoons ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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CristinaSkyBox: Story Makers and Comics

CristinaSkyBox: Story Makers and Comics | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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Great insights into some interesting sites

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Storyboard That – online storyboard creator for schools

Storyboard That – online storyboard creator for schools | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
Storyboard That is a cutting edge Web 2.0 tool for rapidly creating amazing storyboards, no art skills needed. Great for business meetings and in the classroom for students to express their creativity.

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Carol Thomson's curator insight, July 12, 2013 5:51 AM

struggled to use in school (internet issues) but seems a good way to go.

Venkatesh Surya's comment, March 17, 2014 2:53 AM
that is a great innovation in studying
Venkatesh Surya's comment, March 17, 2014 2:53 AM
that is a great innovation in studying
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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create Simple Comic Strips With Storyboard That

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create Simple Comic Strips With Storyboard That | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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Very useful demo of how to use this comic strip.

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CARTOONIZING dialogues | Life Feast

CARTOONIZING dialogues | Life Feast | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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Two great examples from Life Feast blog of how this app works in the classroom to teach phrasal verbs

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Online Comic Creators

This presentation offers ideas on how to use comics in the classroom and a list of online comic creators
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How to Make a Cartoon of Yourself in PowerPoint

My newest tutorial video about ways to make a cartoon of yourself in PowerPoint, including using CrazyTalk Animator, which is a separate software you can get...

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Looks very interesting  Thanks.

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Teresa Torné's curator insight, January 26, 4:44 PM

Afegeix el teu visió ...

David Swaddle's curator insight, January 28, 11:01 PM

CrazyTalk is so much fun! Here's a quick demo of what it can do.

Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, January 30, 10:31 PM

Can you authors think of ways you can use this?

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Create comic conversations

Create comic conversations | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it

Episode presents players with dozens of animated stories where their choices matter. Episode also empowers writers to write and animate their own stories for our community.


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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, July 30, 2014 12:51 PM

A great free app (iOS + Android) to help students learn conversational English.

sitiaisha2's curator insight, August 2, 2014 10:06 PM

try

Tessa van Zadelhoff's curator insight, August 12, 2014 5:44 PM

Digital storytelling

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Free Technology for Teachers: Teaching Literary Terms With Comics

Free Technology for Teachers: Teaching Literary Terms With Comics | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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Useful tips!

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What Fun! Comics for Learning

Find resources at http://Pear.ly/bYc3P
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Some great ideas from Shelly Terrell's excellent presentation

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How to create and use comics with your English language learners!!! | Christina Martidou's Blog

How to create and use comics with your English language learners!!! | Christina Martidou's Blog | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it

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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, April 28, 2013 3:00 PM
Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!
Janet Bianchini's comment, April 28, 2013 6:22 PM
I am glad you like these links :-)
Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, April 28, 2013 10:09 PM
They are very nice and useful for the classroom.Thanks again :)
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7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips

7 Great iPad Apps for Creating Comic Strips | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it

The art of comic creation is one of the best representation of creativity at work. As teachers and educators, we can use the power and versatility of iPad to cultivate a creative culture within our classes and among our students through helping them tinker with and design comics. Here is a list of some great iPad apps you can use for this purpose...


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These look really great. Thanks!
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Kim Zinke (aka Gimli Goose)'s curator insight, November 5, 2013 5:18 PM

How much fun is this!  Whether you're an individual or an organization, you can make use of these tools to tell your story.

LundTechIntegration's curator insight, November 5, 2013 7:50 PM

Great resources for CCSS

Susan Connor's curator insight, November 21, 2013 8:50 PM

Comic Strips... who would have thought

 

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educational-origami - Comic Tools

educational-origami - Comic Tools | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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A great collection of resources and links on comic tools.

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Catalina Elena Oyarzún Albarracín's comment, September 29, 2013 4:22 PM
Great edutational tool.
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This Horror Film for Cats Sucks in 3D [COMIC]

This Horror Film for Cats Sucks in 3D [COMIC] | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
Cat horror films? Who knew? Expect the gory sequel, Vacuums vs Doorbell, to hit litterboxes next summer.
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Cats & comics - a categorically great combination!

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ccafaro1's comment, May 11, 2013 12:11 PM
I love this
ccafaro1's comment, May 11, 2013 12:14 PM
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Janet Bianchini's comment, May 11, 2013 12:34 PM
I am glad you like it!
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Educational cartoons and jokes

Educational cartoons and jokes | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
A collection so educational cartoons, jokes and cartoon creators
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IMA-EDU.GR's curator insight, March 27, 2013 6:25 PM
Εκπαιδευτικά κινούμενα σχέδια και τα αστεία
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Comics in Education

During this tutorial we will discuss about the new medium of Web comics. We will demonstrate tools which allow a creator easily compose his/her web comics creat
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Useful bank of comic creating tools

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ManufacturingStories's curator insight, March 31, 2013 4:09 PM

Reading, Writing, Art, Storytelling are all critical to education and wonderful skills for manufacturing as well.

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American TESOL Webinar – Comic Tools and Lesson Ideas

American TESOL Webinar – Comic Tools and Lesson Ideas | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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This is an excellent and informative American TESOL webinar by Shelly Terrell on the subject of Comic Tools and Lesson Ideas.

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Give VOICE to your cartoons | Life Feast

Give VOICE to your cartoons | Life Feast | Comics and Cartoons | Scoop.it
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Great post on giving voice to cartoons by Ana Maria from Life Feast blog.

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Alessandra B. Bassanello's curator insight, February 13, 2013 11:57 AM

We worked once with one of our classes using Pixton, and it really enriched the experience. One of my students started a story and then another one would come and write the next "chapter" and add a new character. It was language oriented (they had to write in Portuguese) and a nice experience for those who love to use technology for a different kind of assignment.