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Links to resources helpful in the creation of multimedia presentations
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  • Blogger
    Create a blog through Google that hosts pictures, text, and links
  • Word Press
    Create a blog that hosts pictures, text, and links
  • Weebly
    Create a blog that hosts pictures, text, links, and embedded videos

Collaboration Tools

  • Google Drive
    Collaborate on docs, presentations, spreadsheets, & forms.
  • Lino It
    Create an online bulletin board with sticky notes, pictures, files, and links
  • Prezi
    Create zooming presentations together with pictures, text, and links
  • Today's Meet
    Create a temporary virtual room to hold discussions
  • Twiddla
    Team whiteboards. Free upgrade for teachers

Creativity Tools


Curriculum Goes Techno

Created by Colleen Geils and Davina VanderPal

Drawing Tools

File Conversion Tools

Graphics/Picture Editing Tools

  • Blabberize
    Make a photo talk
  • Britannica Image Quest
    The best educational images all in one place. Log in with District 88 passwords.
  • Creative Commons
    Offers convenient access to search services provided by other independent organizations.
  • Image Tools: Cool Tools for Schools
    Includes color image and photography tools: image downloading, organizing, manipulation, animation and screenshot tools. Also includes sites to find photographs and images.
  • Jing
    Capture images and videos from your computer. Untested
  • Pic Monkey
    Edit and transform photos online
  • PicLit
    Place text onto images for main ideas or poems.
  • Scratch
    Create stories, games and animations
  • Voki
    Create speaking avatars
  • Wikimedia Commons
    a database of 20,050,165 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute
  • Scribble Maps
    Draw maps of the world
  • Pixlr
    Edit photos online. An online, slimmed down version of PhotoShop
  • iPiccy
    Edit photos online and create collages
    Create professional informational graphics. Good for statistics and visuals
  • Thing Link
    Put text and links on a picture to other sites, videos, songs, etc


Created by Patti Reher
Addison Trail High School
Addison, IL 02-03-2014
Resources: Jamie Gourley, Andy Mitchell and Sean O'Connor
DuPage High School District 88

Digital & Multimedia Tools

Image from zcreative 2011

Here is a collection of resources for help in the creation of curriculum materials and class presentations.

Click here for a link to Andy and Sean's Instructional Technology page.


  • Spreeder
    Read pasted text from articles one word at a time.


  • Desmos
    Online graphing calculator with sliders!
  • Easelly
    Create infographics. Untested.
  • Emaze
    Create presentations with text, pictures, charts/graphs, & videos.
    Create professional informational graphics. Good for statistics and visuals
  • Meta Calculator
    Graphing, scientific, matrix, statistics, and programmer’s calculators
  • Problem Attic
    Create quizzes for math, science, & language arts using NY Regents exams
  • Wolfram Alpha
    Computational search engine and solves math problems

Mind /Virtual Bulletin Boards

    Create mind maps
  • Lino it
    Create an online bulletin board with sticky notes, pictures, files, and links
  • Mind Meister
    Create mind maps with links to other sites and insert files
  • SpiderScribe
    Create mind maps - bubbles with links to documents and websites

Music and Audio Tools

News & Current Events

Online Discussions/Stories

Online Cloud Storage

  • Box
    BOX is a form of ONLINE CLOUD STORAGE. With BOX you can access files from any device, share them, and more.
  • Dropbox
    DROPBOX is a lot like BOX. You can store and share files online with this cloud service. DROPBOX also plays nicely with many other apps on iPads and iPhones.
  • Google Drive
    Another place for ONLINE CLOUD STORAGE. With GOOGLE DRIVE you can also create documents, spreadsheets, and forms online .

Online Formative Assessments/Audio Polls

  • Poll Everywhere
    Polls that the audience can answer by texting during your presentation
  • Problem Attic
    Create quizzes for math, science, & language arts using NY Regents exams
  • Socrative
    Create online questions that can be answered through a web browser


  • Bib Me
    Create a bibliography or works cited page
  • Diijo
    Build a personal library of links, pages, notes, and pictures.
  • EverNote
    Collect notes and websites in one place

Presentation Creation Tools

  • Animoto
    Make and share videos online
  • Capzles
    Compile pictures and videos into a presentation
  • Discovery Education/Streaming
    Presentation creation with text, pictures, charts/graphs, & videos
  • FlipSnack
    Convert PDFs and JPEGs into digital flipbooks. Educator accounts available
  • Go Animate
    Create animated videos. Pick an option with a TEMPLATE
  • Google Drive Tutorial
    A free presentation tool like PowerPoint. Supports collaboration as multiple students can work on the project at the same time
  • PhotoPeach
    Create slideshows from pictures with captions and music
  • PowToon
    Create videos and slideshows. Must export to Youtube unless you subscribe.
  • Presentations Tools: Cool Tools for Schools
    Includes sites helpful in the creation of publications, presentations, broadcasts and multimedia posters or pages.
  • Prezi
    Create maps of texts, images, videos, PDFs, drawings and present in a nonlinear way. Move beyond the slide.
  • SlideShare
    Upload PDFs, videos, and documents and share them with the world
  • Slideshow Tools: Cool Tools for Schools
    Tools helpful in the creation of slideshows
  • Storybird
    Create, read, and share visual, art-inspired stories
  • Video Tools: Cool Tools for Schools
    Video editing and presentation, video hosting and conferencing, and screencasting tools
  • View Pure
    Do you ever get worried about what videos will show up beside the You Tube video that you want to show in class? Here is your solution. Go to View Pure and paste the url of the video. All you will see is the video that you want to watch.
  • VoiceThread
    Create & narrate a presentation using pictures and text
  • WeVideo
    Create and edit videos online
  • YouTube
    Watch and post educational videos. Create your own YouTube channel for students to follow.


  • Coding Bat
    Online coding practice with java and python
  • Meta Calculator
    Graphing, scientific, matrix, statistics and programmer's calculators

Screencasting Tools

  • Screencast-o-matic
    Screencasting tool
  • Screenr
    Screenr is an online screencasting tool. You can record your voice and what’s happening on your computer screen

Study Tools

  • iMemorize
    Three options to help memorize quotes and/or speeches
  • Pinball Ideas
    Kick start ideas, develop creativity and get thoughts flowing
  • Puzzlemaker
    Create word searches and crossword puzzles
  • Quizlet
    Create online flashcards that can be studied with tests and games
  • Study Blue
    Create online flashcards

Text Analysis

  • Tagxedo
    Word clouds in shapes and export to jpg
  • Word Sift
    Copy and paste text to create a word cloud
  • Wordle
    Copy and paste text to create a word cloud. Screenshot to save.

World Language

  • Audacity
    Download a free audio recording and editing program
  • Duo Lingo
    Learn languages for free. Untested.
  • Google Translate
    Translate between a variety of languages
  • Voxy
    Create personalized lessons

Writing Tools


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