Browse and download free music and sound effects for your project. Techmeology 101 says, "Here is something to file in the "good-to-know" category. YouTube has launched an audio library that includes free background music for your videos. They have a selection of musical tracks that are royalty free and can be sorted by their musical genre. Just find one that you like and press the download button. The library is available at http://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary. Teachers take note as this a great resource for students and their digital projects."
The Alice Project provides supplemental tools and materials for teaching using Alice across a spectrum of ages and subject matter with proven benefits in engaging and retaining diverse and underserved groups in computer science education. Alice is a popular platform with a unique storytelling aspect. You can use it to create a game, tell a story, or make an animated video. Like Scratch, Alice is free and supported by a powerful community of educators. There are two versions of Alice. The newer 3.0 version still has a few bugs but sports many new, very cool animations. This long-standing platform is a rewarding tool that kids will want to keep using past the initial hour. Alice is considered more for the intermediate student, but experienced teachers can use it with beginners
EasyPrompter - the best free online teleprompter software for professional and non-professional film, video, vlogs and other productions, Have you ever had the need for a teleprompter? This could be useful tool for an individual or business filming a video for a website or even for students putting together a project. There is a free online teleprompter that allows you to input the text, add pauses, adjust the speed and size of the font. It is called Easy Prompter, it requires no login, and it is simple to use.
Watch and read thousands of fascinating timelines, or create your own. Complete with text, video and pictures to create a dynamic timeline mashup. -- My histro provides a venue for stories displayed on maps. Watch and read thousands of fascinating timelines, or create your own complete with text, video, and pictures to create a dynamic timeline mashup. Use professionally developed maps or have students develop their own working collaboratively or individually. Export maps in a variety of formats including .csv, .klm, and pdf for offline viewing or embed them on your website, blog, or wiki for easy access. Grades 4-12. TIP: Use myhistro to tell stories that include what, when, and why across curriculum areas and grade levels that work like a dream on your interactive presentation surface
Are you searching for technology that will motivate budding and reluctant writers to author the next great story? Inklewriter provides the format for writing interactive branched stories. While students focus on writing, Inklewriter handles the story paths that end and those yet to be developed. Students who love the "choose your own ending" stories will enjoy writing, editing and reading on this dynamic site. Branched stories with the potential for multiple endings will also intrigue those interested in game development. Finished projects can be shared with a limited or global audience at the author's discretion. TIP: Use Inklewriter to explore decision making and consequences in secondary Health, Social Studies, Science, and English classes.