Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.
We have just updated our popular editable PowerPoint newspapers. With these you can create your own news headlines, articles and insert your own pictures.
Following a couple of requests we have updated these so that you can now add in your own newspaper name.
A few different types of newspapers are included in the template.
These spoof newspaper templates could have many uses, including college and school projects and fun cards to send news to your friends and family. You could make a nice news magazine using the template.
The template is also available in portrait (vertical) format and our latest template in the series the Magazine PowerPoint
A slideshow of the "30 Best Web 2.0 Tools" that contains many popular tools. Most are free (although a few have costs involved) and chances are there may be one or two that are new to you. "Each slide...contains the name, description, link and screenshot of what each tool looks like and does."
Have fun exploring and bringing a new tool into your classroom.
It turns your photo into cartoon for free in a moment! It makes you smile or sad, be surprised or frivolous. It allows you to create amazing gif animation with your digital pictures! Make your own face animation or caricature drawing right now!
Love this great post from the folks at Always Prepared entitled: ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology‘ and the infographic it inspired from Mark Bates. Both highlight “The Habitudes” of educators who are effectively using technology to enhance and impact teaching and learning. Hat tip to Shawn McCusker for this awesome Twitter find!
According to instructional technologist Steven Anderson, Twitter holds the key for putting teachers in touch with great ideas from all over the world. Here are 10 ways he offers to get the most out of it.
Pinterest is quickly becoming one of the biggest sources inspiration and innovation when it comes to cooking, design, and education. That’s right, education is a prominent fixture on Pinterest now and that, of course, means that education technology plays a starring role.
Comic strips and cartoons are great learning and teaching materials. Students love them and you can see the excitement in their eyes the moment they know they are included in their lesson. Well, think of yourself when you were a student, I bet you had the same feelings about these materials.
MathCast is an equation editor, an application that allows you to input mathematical equations. These equations can be used in written documents and webpages. The equations can be rendered graphically to the screen, to picture files, or to MathML - today's leading standard language for describing mathematics.
MathCast is a free and open source application. Feel free to use it to help your studies, to add mathematics to your website, etc.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.