Here you will find information on creating with technology.
Stop Motion Animation iOS app – https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/stop-motion-studio/id441651297?mt=8
We use common whiteboards, clay, post-it notes, and all other kinds of materials.
Wick Editor – https://www.wickeditor.com/
Online free, open-source tool for creating games, animations, and everything in-between.
Sketchpad – https://sketchpad.app/en/
Use to make pngs for Wick Editor above.
PixilArt – https://www.pixilart.com/
Use to make pixel art and animate it.
Books & Comics
Book Creator https://bookcreator.com/
Coding, Game & App Design
Tiny Tap http://www.tinytap.it Create simple games.
Moth & Butterfly Game (2nd)
Simple Machines (3rd)
Pop – Prototyping on Paper App https://marvelapp.com/pop/
Klara Corn App (6th) https://marvelapp.com/1f1c4f7
Unplug App (7th) https://marvelapp.com/prototype/cj66a40/screen/62336316?
Brainstorming & Timelines
Post-it App https://www.post-it.com/3M/en_US/post-it/ideas/app/
Timeline JS – http://timeline.knightlab.com/ Example http://digitalageviruses.weebly.com/
Graphic Design & Infographics
Word Cloud Generator
Word Art https://wordart.com/
CREATING MODELS (STL – for 3D Printer)
TinkerCad – https://tinkercad.com/ (sign in with Google)
Onshape – http://www.onshape.com
FUSION 360 – http://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/overview
CREATING MODELS (VECTOR – for Laser Cutter)
Adobe Fresco https://www.adobe.com/products/fresco.html
TinkerCad https://tinkercad.com/ (sign in with Google)
Intermediate & Advanced
Adobe Illustrator (on computers) https://www.adobe.com/
Inkscape (Download) https://inkscape.org/
PLACES TO GET OBJECTS TO EDIT
My Mini Factory http://www.myminifactory.com/
Instructables 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/howto/3d+print/
Instructables Laser Cutting https://www.instructables.com/howto/laser+cutter/
PINTEREST IDEA BOARD
Pinterest Digital Fabrication Board https://www.pinterest.com/kaytree38/maker-projects-digital-fabrication/
DRAW & TELL
Draw and Tell (iPads) https://apps.apple.com/us/app/draw-and-tell/id504750621
Inklewriter https://www.inklewriter.com/ write your own choose your own adventure books.
7th Grade International Trade https://oldinklewriter.inklestudios.com/stories/63mx
7th Digital World Suzie https://oldinklewriter.inklestudios.com/stories/h4wj
7th Digital World Rebecca https://oldinklewriter.inklestudios.com/stories/8hx5
Explain Everything https://explaineverything.com/
5th Grade example https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bz10RcoOfuJNWlUzTGt4V1lreW8/view?usp=sharing
Main Website http://canva.com
Teaching Materials https://www.canva.com/learn/design/teaching-materials/
Design School https://designschool.canva.com/
Smore https://www.smore.com/app Design flyers and newsletters.
JooMag https://www.joomag.com/ Design magazines, brochures, and photo albums.
Assembly (iOS) http://assemblyapp.co/ Create icons, logos, and scenes.
PHOTOS, IMAGES, CLIPART
Unsplash (Photos) https://unsplash.com/
Pexels (Videos) https://videos.pexels.com/
The Noun Project http://thenounproject.com/
Big Huge Labs http://bighugelabs.com/ graphic creator
Font Squirrel http://www.fontsquirrel.com/
Music & Audio
Voice Memo App on iPad https://apps.apple.com/us/app/voice-memos/id1069512134
Audacity Help https://www.audacityteam.org/help/
CREATIVE COMMON MUSIC AND SOUND EFFECTS
Youtube Audio Library (Google search for this as the link keeps changing)
Harrison 7th Grade Digital World Project https://www.noteflight.com/embed/85898dab176ef67e68a2ee7fa7de0b0371ed21c8
Klara 7th Grade Maker http://incredibox.com/mix/55565117103BD-V3
Launchpad 7th Grade https://drive.google.com/file/d/1T3bWNvf8IzjVIyY7JPicl6VjqvFgc3rB/view?usp=sharing
Chris Anderson TED’s secret to great public speaking
TYPES OF PRESENTATIONS
In stand-alone presentations the slideshow is showing ALL the information. It can either run automatically or be clicked through. We use this a lot for our presentations during culmination as some participants can be viewing the show while others talk to the student presenter.
In traditional presentations the slideshow should be a backdrop and NOT take away from what the presenter is saying. Minimal words and good graphics are a good idea.
TIPS AND TRICKS
Show students “touchstone” presentations to get the ideas flowing.
Students should then plan on paper before working on the technology.
Make sure to use good, relevant, and creative common images.
Make sure students cite all images either on the slide or at the end of the show.
We try to encourage students to take or draw their own images.
POWERPOINT FOR IMAGES
Powerpoint makes it very easy to create images. Simply layout a slide – select everything you need – right click – save as image. Using this you can edit clipart, combine text and images, and grab screenshots. You can also remove backgrounds on images.