Adobe Voice lets you create a stunning animated video in minutes. Simply record your voice, add photos and music, and your masterpiece is complete. This app is free, however, it requires a Creative Cloud account (which is also free). The options are endless when it comes to using Adobe Voice in the classroom...book reports, presentations, how-to videos, persuasive essays, and the list goes on. Check out the video below and give it a try in your classroom!
Thinglink is a neat tool that allows users to create interactive images Be creative! Every image contains a story and Thinglink helps you tell your story. Click below for samples:
Life Cycle of a Chicken
Google Forms in the ELA Classroom
Thinglink provides endless possibilities in the classroom! This tool offers FREE or paid account options. You can access it online or via an app for mobile devices.
Tackk is one of new fav tools! Tackk allows you to create a single page website with ease. Simply add titles, text, images, videos, maps, and much more with a click of the button. Need to reorder your page? It's as easy and clicking an up or down arrow. It is available on iOS and Android devices, as well as online. More importantly...its FREE!!
Tackk offers the ability to share on multiple social platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook. You can also share via email or embed it on your website.
How can you use Tackk in the classroom? The possibilities are endless! Some examples include: book reports, research projects, essays, newsletters, flyers, student portfolios, and much more! Tackk even allows collaboration using Tackk Stream. Students can share their work and teachers and peer can leave feedback. Tackks can be made public or private. Teachers can create Tackk boards to collect student work in an organized manner (Tackks must be public in order to appear on boards).
Click HERE to see my sample Tackk. Have you tried Tackk? What other ways can Tackk be used in the classroom?
Looking for a new way to communicate with parents? Let me introduce you to Bloomz. Bloomz is an all-in-one app for parent communication. It is an educators dream come true! With its intuitive user interface, this app allows educators to connect, communicate, and coordinate with just a few easy steps. You can post announcements, daily updates, share photos, request volunteers, schedule parent conferences, and much more! I introduced the Bloomz app to my children's preschool teacher and she LOVES it! One of the teachers at one of the schools I serve is using it this year too. Bloomz is available across multiple platforms. Most importantly, it is FREE!! Visit bloomz.net to sign up for your account today! After you have created an account and gotten started, come back and comment and let me know what you think.
About this Blog
Welcome to my Tech Tool of the Month blog! This blog will feature a review on one outstanding app each month. Feel free to submit an app for review!