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Using still images, the right music, narration, and a little creativity, you can create digital stories to:




  • Introduce new concepts or topics
  • Instruct and engage
  • Question
  • Create personal narratives
  • Create an historical account
  • Share a class trip
  • Or anywhere in between




Photo Story Example






Resources






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TweakPS - Software tool that will:
  • Apply a duration on every frame in your project file (other than 5 seconds).
  • Remove all motion from your project (remove pans and zooms) but retain transitions.
  • Randomize the order of your slides.

Fun Packs - Add fun and functionality

Kitzu Kits - Helps teaching, learning, and creating multi-media projects easier
Paint.net- Free paint program - Get Paint.NET!
Pixlr- Free online image editor - pixlr_pic.jpg

Adobe Photoshop Express - Free online image editor

Online Image Optimizer - Upload pictures to be optimized for the web

Image Resources:

Creative Commons Search - search for images (check the Creative Commons license for use)

Flickr - use the Advanced Search feature to search within the Creative Commons-licensed content. Just make sure to attribute the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor.

DigiTales- image resource

Archive.org - images, movies, audio

StockVault

TextureVault
EduPic Graphical Resource

Wikimedia - Wiki Commons
Public Domain @wikimedia

Animal Photos

Wellcome - images

MorgueFile- Some copyright friendly photos


Resize Images Online
ezyImageResizer


Flickr Search Tools
LiteFlick - http://www.liteflick.com/
Compfight - http://compfight.com/
Flickr Storm - http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/
Shahi - http://blachan.com/shahi/ (A visual dictionary combined with Flickr photos)


Audio Resources:
Note: Always listen to music and lyrics before using in the classroom

ccMixter - Community music site

Freemusicarchive.org

Jamendo - Creative Commons licenses

Acid Express - Music creation and mixing software (FREE download)



Other:

Papa John- uses Photo Story with Windows Movie Maker
Photo Shop tutorials - http://www.tutzor.com/


Tips:
Create jpgs with PowerPoint
Use a paint program to apply filters to existing photos