This post contains all of the resources from my presentation at the VAG Conference. Please leave me a comment if you have any questions or just want to say hi!
Web 2.0 Links:
Bubbl.us – online mapping tool
Animoto – create 30 sec. flash movies
ToonDoo and Kerpoof– online comic strip creators
Toufee – create more complex flash movies
Scrapblog – Create online scrapbooks
Blogs and Wikis:
Edublogs – create your own classroom blog
Wikispaces and PB Wiki – create your interactive classroom site
The Flat Classroom Wiki – See a wiki in action
HB Woodlawn Creative Writing Blogs – High School Students use of blogging
Room 3 Blog – Great example of a class and student blogs.
Jamestown Elementary School – Student created podcasts
Audacity – free downloadable sound recorder
Gcast – free host for your podcasts
Slapcast – low cost host for your podcasts. 3 messages for free, $4.95/month after.
Discovery Education Streaming – Free 30 day trial if you don’t have an account. Also has sounds and images.
Sound Resources (please read all terms of the site):
Freeplay Music – music can be downloaded for non web based projects
Garage Band – music that can be used for podcasts. If there is a download button you may use it.
Podsafe Audio – music that may be used for podcasts.
Image Links (always site your sources):
Flickr Storm – Find photos that can be used for non-commercial purposes
Picsearch – Photo database
American Memory Collection – Primary sources from the Library of Congress
Digital Storytelling Links:
Discovery Educator Network Blog on D.S.
Discovery Educator Network Blog on Web 2.0.
The Center for Digital Storytelling
Is Text Enough? Vicki Davis Blog Post
Weblogg-ed – Will Richardson
Jakes Online – David Jakes
Teach Digital – Wes Fryer
50 Ways to Tell a Story – Wes Fryer
The Digital Storytelling Association