Category Archives: app

iMindmap

Check out these great instructions, created by Library Science student JD, for using iMindmap.

imindmap.pdf.

App of the Week – Puppet Pals

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Puppet Pals is an app that allows you to create puppet shows, complete with “talking” characters.  You can use characters and backdrops provided, or you can create your own from drawings and/or photographs.  Through your narration you characters come to life in their very own puppet show.

Puppet Pals is a good app to choose when you need to debate, represent different points-of-view, or have a conversation.

Puppet Pals  Instructions

App of the Week – Explain Everything

Explain2

Explain Everything is a great App which allows you to create presentations using:

  • text
  • photographs
  • video
  • drawing
  • animations
  • audio

If you are wanting to create a presentation that allows you to do all these things, this is a great tool.

 Explain Everything Instructions.

Introducing App and Website of the Week

When I was growing up, my mother belonged to the Book of the Month Club. Every month a new book would arrive.  I loved the anticipation; what kind of book would it be, who chose it, would it be any good, how fast would my mother read it??  I think that is what hatched my love of books which eventually led me to the library.

Beginning this week we will feature an App of the Week and a Website of the Week post, chosen by myself, as a way to introduce students, parents and teachers to something new.  I will provide instructions and offer suggestions on how these tools may be used at school.  Over time our repertoire will grow and become a useful database of tools.

P.S. Book of the Month Club is still around!  Thank goodness. http://www.bomcclub.com/