Content Creation

Students and Teachers Make Interactive Images with Thinglink – Education Article

Interactive Images with Thinglink Thinglink‘s interactive image generator is perfect for enhancing illustrations and diagrams, making interactive infographics and posters, and creating scenes for digital breakout activities. Creating interactive images has never been easier. Just upload an image, and with a few clicks, you can add text, image overlays, video, links, or even vocal narration. Even sharing these interactive images is a snap: just copy and paste a link, or embed your interactive image practically anywhere. More Than Just Interactive…

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How to Make Online Jigsaw Puzzles in 5 Easy Steps – Education Article

Online jigsaw puzzles are a fun way to provide clues in a variety of learning experiences, including breakout activities and scavenger hunts. I’ve even seen them used as part of an anticipatory set. Jigsaw Planet is perhaps the easiest way to make online jigsaw puzzles from any image. It’s free, and the puzzles work on any device with an internet browser. Example Puzzle Here’s a puzzle I made as part of a digital breakout game. Students had to solve the…

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Create Custom Interactive Experiences That Your Students Will Love with Metaverse – Education Article

This collaboration is brought to you by Metaverse and is based on my unbiased experience using their platform. Metaverse is one of the most versatile platforms teachers and students can use to create interactive learning experiences. What kind of interactive experiences? Augmented Reality Virtual Reality Choose Your Own Adventure Digital Breakouts Games Polls Multiple Choice and Free Response Questions Text Response Walls Photo Walls Geocaching Puzzles Scavenger Hunts and a lot more! Metaverse in Education Metaverse is one of those…

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How to Remove the Background from Pictures of People in 3 Clicks – Education Article

Remove the Background Automatically Remove.bg, short for “remove background” is the easiest way to remove the background from photos of people. Just upload or share the URL of a photo and the background will be removed instantly. Currently, it only works with images containing at least one person. Powered by Artificial Intelligence Removing the background from images can be tedious. Remove.bg removed the background from every picture I have tested as soon as it was uploaded without the need for…

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A Voice Controlled Teleprompter? Yes, Please! – Education Article

Until now, teleprompter solutions were restricted to either setting the speed and hoping you can keep up / match its pace, or a series of slides that require the use of a remote or another person to scroll through for you. Teleprompt.me advances your script in the most natural way possible: Using your voice. A Free Teleprompter That Will Exceed Your Expectations Teleprompt.me uses your computer’s built in microphone to automatically scroll through your script as you speak. Not only…

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Finally a School-Appropriate Emoji Generator – Education Article

Bitmoji – Emoji Generator Brings Personalized Fun to the Classroom Teachers love using Bitmojis for everything from personalizing posters and drawing attention to key concepts, to providing student feedback. They’ve been increasingly popular for student work too. Emoji generators have been a great way to increase engagement while students demonstrate understanding in creative ways like #BookSnaps. Unfortunately, younger students have largely been left out of using Bitmoji for a whole host of reasons (it’s owned by Snapchat, age-restricted, and contains questionable…

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Instagram Template for Historical Figures, Book Characters, Authors… %Instagram Template for Historical Figures, Book Characters, Authors… – Education Article

What if George Washington had an Instagram Account? What would we see in Harry Potter’s Instagram gallery? Now your students can answer these questions by creating Instagram profiles, posts, and galleries.  Virtual Impersonation Creating social media posts and profiles for people (real/fictional), places, plants, and animals has proven to be an engaging and thought-provoking experience for students. From creating FaceBook pages for endangered species to Tweets from Abe Lincoln, virtual impersonation can be a powerful tool for learning. I recently shared a…

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Paint Photos in the Style of Your Favorite Artist with Just 3 Clicks – Education Article

DeepArt.io is a fun, creative tool that transforms your photos into works of art in the style of famous paintings. Just upload your photo, choose your favorite style, and DeepArt’s algorithms will “paint” your masterpiece. Paint Your Photo in 3 Steps After uploading your photo, you have three options for choosing your style. You can select from one of the “Popular Styles” images provided, you can upload an image of your own, or you can use the style of any…

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