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How to Make the Most of the World’s Top Photo Feeds in the Classroom | Edudemic

How to Make the Most of the World’s Top Photo Feeds in the Classroom | Edudemic | Serious Play | Scoop.it

While a good lesson in photography itself is a fruitful place to start, digital photography can be a launching point for lessons in writing creatively, thinking critically, expanding the student worldview and building empathy that extends far outside the classroom.

Let’s take a look at a few of the best photo sites out there today and discuss a number of ways you can make the most of them in your classroom.

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ffDiaporama - Movie creator from photos and video clips

ffDiaporama - Movie creator from photos and video clips | Serious Play | Scoop.it

ffDiaporama is an application for creating video sequences consisting oftitles, fixed or animatedimages or photos, fixed or animatedmovie clipsmusic


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 9, 2014 12:59 PM

ffDiaporama is an open source software that lets you create video slideshows by adding video clips, images, text, animations. You may also add background sound and save your video in different formats (avi, mpg, mp4, webm, mkv).

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Explore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr - An Interactive Image

Explore Dr. Martin Luther King Jr - An Interactive Image | Serious Play | Scoop.it

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So cool!

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Introducing the Slidely Creative Suite

Introducing the Slidely Creative Suite | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Create, discover & share photo collections in beautiful and creative ways with the Slidely Creative suite. Create slideshow videos, animated photo galleries and more from the creators of www.slide.ly.
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iPad Journals as an Exit Ticket

iPad Journals as an Exit Ticket | Serious Play | Scoop.it
» iPad Journals as an Exit Ticket |

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See Canva https://www.canva.com/ and Thinglink http://www.thinglink.com/learn

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Ali Lamb Brown's curator insight, January 3, 2014 9:24 AM

great for class closure

Melissa Marshall's curator insight, January 15, 2014 12:14 AM

Great idea. Five minutes at the end of the lesson to add to your journal - to ask questions, think and reflect on your learning. 

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Moldiv – Collage Photo Editor

Moldiv lets you combine and edit multiple photos to make amazing collages. Moldiv has fantastic frames and lots of professional editing options. Especially Moldiv offers awesome photo effects and great decoration features like text captions and numerous stamps.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, August 12, 2013 3:06 AM

This is a useful picture editor with a few more features than Instagram. Great for creating collages on displaying class projects. Works well on iPad too with good quality display. The free basic editor is good, but you have to buy premium packs for some of the more complex designs.

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How to Add Speech Bubbles to Pictures

How to Add Speech Bubbles to Pictures | Serious Play | Scoop.it

“I have some photos (JPEG files) and wish to add "speech bubbles". Do you know of a program or any online app that will do this? Many thanks!” 


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BookChook's comment, August 8, 2013 8:42 PM
I add speech bubbles often for my blog pics. Ribbet is online and very simple too.
BookChook's curator insight, August 8, 2013 8:43 PM

Lots of ways to add spech bubbles to pics. 

Mouhssine Kharbach's comment, August 10, 2013 10:17 AM
nice tool
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Pixntell - Create Beautiful Slideshows on Your iPhone or iPad

Pixntell - Create Beautiful Slideshows on Your iPhone or iPad | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Pixntell adds your voice to your pictures and creates a personalized video you can share on Dropbox, Facebook, YouTube, FocusTrain or email.

 

Features:

● Simple and easy to use
● (NEW) upload videos directly to Dropbox with auto email link.
● Upload videos directly to Facebook
● Upload videos directly to YouTube with auto email link
● Intuitive controls similar to top selling apps
● Creates .m4v movies out of your voice and pictures
● Get more “likes” and “shares” on your Facebook posts
● Share stories with old photos
● Reconnect with old friends and family
● Create a great time capsule


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Stephan Hughes's curator insight, June 17, 2013 10:08 PM

Looks like a great tool - I hope there is an Android version of it. 

StudentSupport@EdinburghCollege's curator insight, June 18, 2013 10:35 AM

Studying is not the intended function of this application, however, by uploading lecture slides as images, or taking pictures of the board during class, then uploading these images to Pixntell, would allow you to create your very own custom Flashcards. By recording your own audio notes to accompany the images, you could create short movies that could act as bitesize recap tools to support your revision, or prompts for studying, or a visual plan for your coursework.   

Mrs. Howard's curator insight, June 19, 2013 9:18 AM

How could I use this to teach?

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Center for Digital Storytelling - Blog - BackStory: Small Fists – by Ryan Trauman

Center for Digital Storytelling - Blog - BackStory: Small Fists – by Ryan Trauman | Serious Play | Scoop.it

BackStory series... The Story Behind the Picture

 

Here's how it works:

Someone submits a photo, and we ask our readers to write and submit their 250-300 word BackStory- what they THINK the story behind the photo is... everything you can't see in the picture.

 

Small Fists by Ryan Trauman is the first post in our BackStory series... The Story Behind the Picture.

This first BackStory is made up by someone (Trauman) who has no clue about the photo.

 

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THINKing » Assignment Creativity: Urban Photo Adventure

THINKing » Assignment Creativity: Urban Photo Adventure | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Creativity happens when you let it, not when you try to force it. That’s why you get your best ideas when running or showering. Your mind is typically in neutral in those situations and ideas seem to occur spontaneously. So, what can you do to put your mind in neutral and spark some creativity?

You can go on an urban photo adventure. Instead of just seeing your city, observe it. Look at things you’ve passed by hundreds of times, but in a different way.

Here are a few suggestions to guide your photo excursion...

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How to Create Photo SlideShow with Music in Windows

How to Create Photo SlideShow with Music in Windows | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Create Photo SlideShow with Music in Windows. Free Windows Software with simple user interface. You can create Photo SlideShow with Music in no time.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, May 4, 2013 4:27 PM

Instead of Windows Movie Maker, try using 4K Slideshow Maker which is a free downloadable application for Windows.

To make a slideshow, upload or drag-and-drop your stored photos. You can also add photos from Instagram with this app.

Add music, customize the slideshow and to save it, choose from many formats, including iPad, Mac or YouTube video.

4K Slideshow Maker's webpage http://www.4kdownload.com/products/product-slideshowmaker

David Donat's curator insight, May 5, 2013 12:52 PM

Aquesta aplicació és senzilla i pràctica. Permet també crear presentacions per al YouTube

JVD's curator insight, May 6, 2013 5:07 AM

This is a great wee hidden gem in windows. I only found out about it about a month ago. No need to be an expert.

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SeeMail - Add Voice to Your Photos

SeeMail - Add Voice to Your Photos | Serious Play | Scoop.it

"We believe that behind every photo is a great story. Remember when photos were printed and shared as something you could actually touch? Have you ever seen old photos with a note written on the back? When you shared the photo with someone you shared the story too."


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Picture This! Building Photo-Based Writing Skills

Picture This! Building Photo-Based Writing Skills | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Lesson Plan | A menu of activities for cultivating writing, vocabulary and skimming skills, using photographs as prompts.

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A New Tool to Search for Images Licensed for School Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Tool to Search for Images Licensed for School Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Serious Play | Scoop.it
"A New Tool to Search for Images Licensed for School Use ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning" http://t.co/9aurx21pG4

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How To Make a Photo Story

How To Make a Photo Story | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Use photo story to make unique and interesting videos for the classroom. Or, use it to display classroom school work.

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livePics.io - Live Photo Sharing

livePics.io - Live Photo Sharing | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Live.pics.io recreates the experience of real-world slideshows, when your guests would come by to see photos and hear you tell the story behind the shots. Drag some images and start the conversation.

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See also Applications for Education here:

 http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2013/12/live-picsio-new-way-to-remotely-present.html#.UsFcUvRdWSo

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 28, 2013 8:25 AM

livePics.io enables you to share your photos and comment on them remotely in a live session, just drag-and-drop your files and send the link to your desired audience.

The service does not require a registration, and it is free.

I see it as a great channel for broadcasting e-lessons, guest lessons or simply sharing pictures with distant viewers.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 28, 2013 3:04 PM

Amazing

Michael MacNeil's curator insight, December 29, 2013 11:57 PM

An interesting way to share a chronicle of events such as how the world, personally and environmentally changes after an ice storm that knocked out urban power for 7 days

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Capture 360 degree images with sound

Capture 360 degree images with sound | Serious Play | Scoop.it

After capturing, its time for our bubble-builder in the cloud to do its magic. State-of-the-art computer vision turns your raw video into a seamless immersive bubble.


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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 7, 2013 3:43 AM

This looks like a fascinating app to use for student projects. It captures a 360 degree video and converts it into a spherical image with sound.

Mike Dilger's curator insight, November 21, 2013 6:20 AM

Haven't had a chance to use it yet but this looks fantastic. Imagine outdoor ed students capturing their sites and sharing them with this system.  A step up to your stunning panorama photos Jules!  What about a virtual tour inside our chapel?  Over to you now to come up with other uses, or just ask your students.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create YouTube Photo Slideshows - A Good Alternative to Animoto

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Create YouTube Photo Slideshows - A Good Alternative to Animoto | Serious Play | Scoop.it

YouTube Photo Slideshows don't have a time limit other than the standard 15 minute limit applied to all new YouTube accounts (there are work-arounds for this). YouTube Photo Slideshows allow you to specify the length of time that each image is displayed for. After uploading your images you can use the annotations tool to add as much text as you like to each frame of your video. 

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Klikaklu - Photo Treasure Hunts

Picture Treasure Hunts on Your iPhone

Like treasure hunting, geocaching, or scavenger hunts?

Here's a quick, fun way to create and play outdoor finding games using your phone's camera and GPS!

 
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Dumpr - Photo Fun

Dumpr - Photo Fun | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Addictively-fun and simple-to-use online photo effects. Upload photos, create something funny, and share them with your friends.
Ariana Amorim's insight:

Great for art projects. See an example here http://artiswhatiteach.blogspot.pt/2010/05/6th-grade-pop-art-portraits.html

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10 tips for creating photos that tell stories

10 tips for creating photos that tell stories | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Get supporters involved by telling your story with pictures! Check out these 10 tips to let your images shine.

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Margaret Waage's comment, June 12, 2013 7:02 PM
Your story telling tips are great. Thank you!
José Carlos's comment, June 13, 2013 8:54 AM
You're welcome :)
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Histórias em Português

Histórias em Português | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Um blog onde o Clube das Histórias coloca histórias de que gosta e que quer partilhar. Sirva-se e dê-lhes vida! Quer também recebê-las por email? Procura histórias sobre um algum tema ou para um fim específico? Escreva-nos! Os nossos objectivos são meramente pedagógicos, sem qualquer interesse financeiro.

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Encontra aqui:

 

Histórias por ordem alfabética


Histórias com sugestão de actividades

 

Actividades baseadas em imagens

Textos de reflexão

 

Actividades para crianças e adolescentes

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Writing Prompts, Blogging Prompts, Story Topic Generators, Photo Inspiration · Creativity-Portal.com

Writing Prompts, Blogging Prompts, Story Topic Generators, Photo Inspiration · Creativity-Portal.com | Serious Play | Scoop.it
Prompts, generators, and photo inspiration for writers, journalers, bloggers, and visual artists.

 

Writing, Blogging & Creative Travel Photo Prompts

 

Many writers and bloggers seek out articles, prompts, and story starters to get their creative juices flowing. Do you need an idea or a writing prompt or two to get you going too? If so, don't miss our Blogger.com recommended Imagination Prompt Generatoror our collaborative '365 Pictures' prompt-a-day feature.
We've also listed recommended resources outside of our domain featuring more free writing prompts, story starters, daily writing exercises, visual art prompts, and writing topic generators.

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This is great!

Writing exercises

Fortune Cookie Message Maker

Photo Prompts 

Seasonal and Holiday Prompts

Just Plain Fun Story Prompts

Writing Prompts and Journal Topics

and so much more...

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Fotopedia Reporter

Fotopedia Reporter is here! Our newest app unleashes your creativity, letting you create your own photo stories to share the things you love with whoever you want. Whether it's a tour of your town, some hard-hitting reportage, a restaurant review or a story about snails mating at the bottom of your garden, the only limit is your imagination. If you care about something, let it show!


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David Hopkins's curator insight, April 30, 2013 5:53 AM

Lets unleash your creativity!

John Purificati's curator insight, May 1, 2013 6:18 AM

Looks very clean. Hopefully it will be able to integrate with Flickr

En Français - Alix Creuzé's comment, August 9, 2013 8:09 AM
Thanks for the tip! s someone using it? I find it quite complicated to use with a class (photopedia reporter).
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Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Teaching Tolerance

Using Photographs to Teach Social Justice | Teaching Tolerance | Serious Play | Scoop.it

Students like photographs. They’re visual and engaging, so they make great learning tools. Photographs are an excellent way to capture the spirit of an event or idea. However, learning how to interpret photographs can be challenging. These lessons will help students learn to think about photos more deeply

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