Keep Students Engaged: Try iMovie!

iMovie: The Perfect Way To End The School Year iMovie for the iPad is a fun, engaging and relatively intuitive app. It can be used by teachers and students in all content areas and grade levels to create movies or trailers. Movies allow you to combine videos, photos and music to make your own movie from scratch. Trailers, on the…

Touchcast: The Future of the Web

Touchcast is an exciting, free iPad app that allows students to create interactive videos. Described as a “TV studio in a box,” Touchcast is an app that will challenge students to think critically and creatively, work collaboratively, and develop their communication skills. Since the fall, many teachers throughout Burlington High School have been allowing students…

30Hands: Create and Show What You Know

The Burlington Public Schools Edtech Team recently announced the third App Explorer Challenge. This time around, the challenge is to use the iPad app 30Hands which is a great tool for teachers and students to use to create narrated slideshows. Teachers are being asked to use the app to create a presentation based on their curriculum and grade…

Who Needs PowerPoint When You Can Use Haiku Deck

Editor’s Note: shortly after publishing this post, I received an email from the team at Haiku Deck with several links to help you transition from PowerPoint to Haiku Deck including: Our 10 Step Process for Remaking a PowerPoint in Haiku Deck How To Import PowerPoint or Keynote Slides into Haiku Deck How To Incorporate Video into…

Using Animoto in the Classroom

This easy-to-use and very functional presentation app allows you to turn your camera roll into stunning multimedia presentations. You can use your own music, photos, and videos in making a project that can be easily shared with family, friends, colleagues, etc. The Wall Street Journal called them “supercharged videos more akin to music videos than…