Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon

Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
Computer Lessons Bundle #2 Popplet Storybird Comic Life Powtoon
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This bundle includes the following lessons...

1. Animoto Online Video Lesson
2. Bitmoji Create an Emoji Activity
3. Comic Life Create Comics Lesson
4. Kidblog Safe and Simple Student Blogs
5. PicMonkey Photo Editing Lesson and Activity
6. Popplet Mind Map Lesson
7. Powtoon Animated Presentations Lesson
8. Storybird Digital Picture Book Lesson
9. WeVideo Create Videos Lesson
10. Kahoot Game Based Classroom Response System
11. Peergrade Peer Grading Tool
12. Lucidchart Flowchart Diagram Maker
13. MyStoryBook Storytelling Tool
14. AutoDraw Google Fast Drawing Tool using Artificial Intelligence
15. Pixton Comic Creator
16. StoryboardThat Storyboard Creator
17. ClassBadges Online Tool Award Student Badges
18. ClassDojo Behavior Management Tool
19. Edmodo Tutorial
20. Haiku Deck Presentation Software Tutorial
21. Wix Website Builder Lesson
22. Mindmeister Mind Maps
23. Trading Card Creator


This bundle includes screen shots, step-by-step instructions, tips and activities for using these websites.

• These lessons are sold separately. Please refer to the individual products for more detailed descriptions.

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UPDATE: This bundle has been updated with 3 new lessons

UPDATE #2: Added Trading Card Creator to this bundle


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Computer Program Lessons Bundle #1

Detailed descriptions of lessons in this bundle...

1. Animoto.com Online video lesson

• The easiest way to make beautiful videos online
• Stunning video styles
• Add captions and titles to your photos and video clips
• Make FREE videos

Update: Instructions have been added to get Free Student 'Plus' accounts which allow students to create videos up to 10 minutes in length without an Animoto watermark.

This lesson includes screen shots and step-by-step instructions to help teachers and students create amazing online videos using Animoto.com.

TOPICS
1. Creating a Quick Free Account
2. 50 Free Student Plus Accounts For Longer Videos
3. Inserting Images and Video
4. Changing Video Styles
5. Downloading and Inserting Songs
6. Previewing Video
7. Producing and Sharing
8. 2 Student Activities
9. Video Exemplars

I also use this program to create professional quality videos for assemblies, staff meetings, school productions or any other special occasion.

2. Bitstrips Create Comics Lesson and Activities

Bitstrips for Schools is an educational tool that engages students using comics!

• Fun and social comic-making tools
• 100% web based with nothing to install
• Teach a wide range of critical skills
• Adapt lessons for any subject
• Great for K-12, College or University students
• Design and dress fully poseable characters
• Give them words, actions and emotions
• Add scenes and props
• Share, remix, collaborate and comment

* This lesson includes screen shots, instructions and tips to help students and teachers create comics using Bitstrips!

3. Comic Life Create Comics Lesson

Comic Life

• Turn your photos into a comic
• Fonts, templates, panels, balloons, captions and lettering art
• Add photo filter effects and lettering options
• Combine your words and pictures into a story
• Great for doing school projects, how to guides, lesson plans and book reports

This lesson includes screen shots and instructions for teaching students how to use Comic Life. It also includes 2 activities for students to perform using Comic Life and student exemplars.

4. Kidblog Safe and Simple Student Blogs

Kidblog.org

• Designed for K-12 teachers who want to provide each student with an individual blog
• Students publish posts and participate in academic discussions within a secure classroom blogging community
• Teachers maintain complete control over student blogs

Applications for Kidblog.org

• Create classroom discussions
• Learn digital citizenship
• Practice writing skills
• Create an e-portfolio
• Reflect on learning
• Formatively assess writing

This lesson includes screen shots, instructions and tips for…

1. Setting up a Free Class
2. Changing Teacher Profiles (display name, titles, passwords etc.)
3. Creating Student Accounts (Individual and Bulk-Created)
4. Choosing a Blog Theme
5. Adding an Avatar
6. Experimenting with Settings
7. Creating a Post and Tags
8. Inserting YouTube Videos and Images

5. PicMonkey Photo Editing Lesson and Activity

PICMONKEY.COM

• Creative tools for photo editing and graphic design
• Free! No download; easy-to-use interface
• Gorgeous one-click effects and filters
• Add text, effects or overlays

This lesson includes screen shots, instruction bubbles and an activity to teach students how to use the photo editing options within PicMonkey.

6. Popplet Mind Map Lesson

Popplet.com Lesson

• Popplet is a tool to capture and organize your ideas
• Students use Popplet for learning
• Used as a mind-map, Popplet helps students think and learn visually
• Students can capture facts, thoughts, and images and learn to create relationships between them

This lesson includes screen shots, step-by-step instructions and a video to show teachers and students how to get started with using Popplet. It also includes an activity along with several student exemplars.

7. Powtoon Animated Presentations Lesson

Powtoon.com

• Animate your presentations!
• Create professional-looking animated explainer videos and animated presentations
• Simple to use interface
• Wide variety of animation tools right at your fingertips
• Dynamic characters, eye-popping images, and active text sequences
• Capture audience attention and imagination

This lesson includes screen shots, instructions and tips for creating animated presentations using Powtoon.com. It also includes a video
activity for students to create using Powtoon.

8. Storybird Digital Picture Book Lesson

Storybird.com

• A new literacy tool for a new generation
• Inspire students to write and read better, and more often
• Beautiful art inspires students and jumpstarts their writing
• Students unlock the stories found within the art
• Easy to use features guide the creative process

"Your Words. Our Art. Amazing Stories. Simple tools help you build books in minutes. Let the art inspire and surprise you as you write." (Storybird.com)

* This lesson includes screen shots and instructions to help teachers and students use the website Storybird.com

* It demonstrates how to set up student accounts and gives step-by-step instructions for creating picture books and poems


9. WeVideo Create Videos Lesson

• WeVideo is the leading online video creation platform for video editing, collaboration, and sharing across any device.
• Drag and drop your videos, trim and choose from pre-made themes to set a unique style.
• WeVideo allows you to easily create and share videos and short animations right in Google Drive.

This lesson contains screen shots and instruction bubbles to teach students how to use WeVideo to make amazing videos.

TOPICS
1. Accessing WeVideo
2. Import Images/Video
3. Drag Images/Video into Storyboard
4. Edit Video
5. Change Theme
6. Add Music
7. Apply Graphics
8. Publish Video
9. Video Topic Ideas

10. Kahoot Game Based Classroom Response System

Getkahoot.com

• Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system
• Create and play quizzes, discussions and surveys using any device with a web browser
• Motivate participation through game-based learning and rewards in a social setting

This lesson includes screen shots and instructions for…
1. Setting-up a Free account
2. Creating quizzes, discussions and surveys
3. Searching and using Public Kahoots
4. How to Play Kahoot with your class

Students love Kahoot! I know this from the feedback I receive from other teachers and from my own experience with using Kahoot. Students ask me “Can we please play Kahoot?” For every game there is always lots of laughter and students are very engaged.

At the end of the 2014/15 school year, I gave students a day to complete missing assignments. There were several students who were finished all of their work. These students got together and set-up their own game of Kahoot. I did not suggest it, they just really wanted to play. This was more evidence for me that students love this interactive tool.

There are many uses for Kahoot including…
• Getting to know students at the beginning of a school year/semester
• Assessing student/class understanding of a topic
• Reviewing a unit before a test
• Surveying a class
• Having fun for a few minutes at the end of the day


11. Peergrade Peer Grade Feedback Online Platform

www.Peergrade.io
• Learning by giving feedback
• Peergrade is a free online platform to facilitate peer feedback sessions with students
• Students get much more feedback than a single teacher could ever hope to deliver
• Get data driven insight into student performance
• Creates a much better learning experience for your students
• Students will use the feedback to improve their assignments/projects

This guide shows teachers and students how to use Peergrade. It contains step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show teachers how to set-up classes, create assignments and invite students to join www.Peergrade.io. It also includes detailed instructions for how students post their assignments, evaluate their peers work and how teachers can view their progress.

12. Lucidchart Diagram Maker

• This online diagram application makes it easy to sketch and share professional flowchart diagrams.
• Create a Free Account and make Basic Diagrams (up to 60 objects per document)
• Invite an unlimited number of collaborators
• These tutorial shows you how to use Lucidchart through Google Drive Docs
• Lucidchart is an add-on for Google Drive
• Use these step-by-step instructions to create your own diagrams

TOPICS

1. Setting up a free account
2. Installing Lucidchart as a Google Drive Docs Add-on
3. Creating New Diagrams
4. Choosing Shapes
5. Formatting the diagram (fonts, colors, page)
6. Connecting Ideas and concepts
7. The Menu Ribbon (File, Edit, View, Insert, Arrange, Share
8. Adding an image
9. Arranging objects on the canvas

* This guide includes 2 activities

#13. MyStoryBook - Digital Storytelling Tool

Use MyStoryBook.com to teach digital literacy and storytelling

This lesson includes screenshots and instruction bubbles to make it easy for teachers and students to quickly learn how to use MyStoryBook. It also includes 2 activities for students to perform using the features on this website.

How do we start using it?

If your students have email addresses, they can simply sign up and start using My Storybook right away. When they finish writing their story, students can choose to publish their story and share the link with their class!

If your students don't all have email addresses, they currently recommend logging in to each computer or tablet with a single email address. You can make as many stories as you'd like and all your students' stories will show up in your library under "My Books".

What does it cost?

MyStorybook.com is free to use. You can make unlimited number of stories, upload images, and share your stories for free.

14. AutoDraw Google Fast Drawing Tool using Artificial Intelligence

Google recently launched this new drawing tool that pairs machine learning with drawings from artists to help students create images quickly. It is really simple to use and fun for all ages.

"Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence (AI) that provides computers with the ability to learn without being explicitly programmed. Machine learning focuses on the development of computer programs that can change when exposed to new data." (http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/machine-learning)

"Fast Drawing For Everyone"

This step-by-step guide (lesson and activities) shows teachers and students how to use the AutoDraw drawing tools. It includes easy to follow screenshots and text bubbles as well as 2 activities.


15. Pixton Comic Creator

• Everyone can make comics!
• Pixton introduces the world to Click-n-Drag Comics™, a revolutionary new patented technology that gives anyone the power to create amazing comics on the web.
• From fully posable characters to dynamic panels, props, and speech bubbles, every aspect of a comic can be controlled in an intuitive click-n-drag motion.
• Winning over 10 prestigious awards, Pixton Comics was named a “leading Web 2.0 pioneer” and “one of the 20 companies driving innovation and changing the way we use the Internet” by Backbone Magazine / KPMG

Note: Pixton is a paid site with a 15 day free trial. This guide shows you how to access the free trial. That should be plenty of time for your students to create several projects.

TOPICS
1. Sign Up
2. Create a Group
3. Assign an Activity
4. Activity Options
5. Main Menu
6. Home
7. My Comics
8. Adding Activities
9. Accessing Templates
10. Installing Flash
11. Character Options (Editing expression, looks, proportion and color)
12. Zoom in and out
13. Adding Text
14. Adding Prop
15. Send Back/Bring Forward
16. Save Panel/Add Panel

Note: Pixton has a variety of detailed activities by subject area.


16. StoryboardThat Storyboard Creator

StoryboardThat.com - Storyboard Creator

Features include….

• Extensive Image Library (Posable characters and Millions of Photos)
• Flexible Layouts (7 Layout Choices and up to 100 cells)
• Intuitive and Simple drag and drop interface

* Make Your Dream Movie!
* Over 4,000,000 Storyboards Created

This guide utilizes step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show teachers and students how to use StoryboardThat!

Note #1: The program contains many lesson plans and teacher guides. This guide will show you how to access those plans and guides.

Note #2: This is a paid program that has a 14 day free trial. This guide shows you how to access the free trial. That should be plenty of time for your students to create several projects.

TOPICS

1. Create Free Trial Account
2. Student Log-in
3. My Dashboard
4. Lesson Plans and Teacher Guides
5. Scene Options (Edit, Rotate, Layers, Filters)
6. Characters
7. Textables
8. Shapes
9. Web & Technology
10. Science
11. Storyboard Layout
12. Add or Remove Cells
13. Move Cells/Advanced Tools
14. Undo, Redo and Save

17. ClassBadges Online Tool Award Student Badges

ClassBadges.com

• Free and easy online tool to award badges to students for all learning experiences and academic mastery
• Customized for individual classrooms or schools
• Easily aligned to academic goals or associated with existing school awards

This tutorial explains the features in ClassBadges.com so that teachers will be able to effectively use this free online tool in their classes.

Topics

1. Registering
2. Adding Classes
3. Adding Students
4. Creating Badges
5. Popular Tags
6. Awarding Badges
7. Creating Student Reports

18. ClassDojo Behavior Management Tool

• ClassDojo.com is a FREE classroom tool that helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily
• It captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators
• Easily award behavior feedback points with just one click
• Research suggests the shorter the time period between an action and feedback for that action, the greater is the effect of the reinforcement
• Specific positive reinforcement helps students develop a sense of purpose in the classroom

This tutorial explains all of the features in ClassDojo so that teachers will be able to effectively use it in their classes. It is meant to introduce teachers to ClassDojo and show them the features it offers. It also shows how to load students and set-up classes.

19. Edmodo Tutorial

Edmodo.com
Virtual Learning Environment

• Free virtual learning environment
• Secure social networking for classrooms
• Post a variety of information (assignments, questions, Polls, Alerts) onto the site and students can access it
• Students don’t need an e-mail address to log-in
• Interface is similar to Facebook
• Use it for sharing, communication, quizzes, surveys and class collaboration

This lesson includes screen shots and instructions for setting up classes and using the features within Edmodo.

20. Haiku Deck Presentation Software Tutorial

HaikuDeck.com

• A completely new kind of presentation software
• Make telling a story simple, beautiful, and fun
• Free and powerful presentation maker
• An alternative to Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Presentations

This lesson contains screen shots and instructions to enable teachers and students to use Haiku Deck to make beautiful and professional presentations.

21. WIX Website Builder

• Web creation made simple
• No coding
• FREE, Drag-and-drop website development platform with HTML5 capabilities

This lesson includes screen shots, instructions, topic ideas, student exemplar and a rubric to enable students to create websites using wix.com

TOPICS

• Edit this site
• Sign-up
• How the editor works
• Toolbar
• Preview/Publish/Save
• Help Center
• Pages (Adding a Page, Settings and SEO)
• Design (Fonts, Background, Colors)
• Add (Text, Titles, Images, Media, Shapes, Slideshows and Buttons)
• Website Topic Ideas
• Rubric

Use Wix in just about any classroom or course of instruction. Website development could be incorporated into a variety of courses to demonstrate knowledge of course content. Teachers may also wish to use Wix to create a school website for their classes or departments.

22. Mindmeister Mind Maps

MindMeister Mind Maps

• Create, share and collaboratively edit mind maps
• Add icons, images, notes, links and attachments
• Open, view and edit mind map files from Google Drive
• Export to Word, PowerPoint, PDF, image, MindManager and Freemind

This lesson contains screen shots and instruction bubbles to show teachers and students how to make Mind Maps using MindMeister.

Note: MindMeister is available through Google Drive. Instructions are included for accessing MindMeister in Google Drive.

#23. Trading Card Creator

Create a Trading Card for a book character, historical person, athlete, celebrity, entrepreneur, singer, musician or actor/actress.
• Creating trading cards for their favorite story characters will challenge students to think more deeply about what they read or even watch in movies or on television.
• By answering a series of questions, students zero in on what's obvious and not so obvious about a character or person. Not only will they describe the character's appearance and actions, but also probe for thoughts, feelings, and motivations.
• The cards also offer a chance for students to consider their own impressions: What is likeable or not likeable about a character and what personal connections might students make?

This guide uses step-by-step instructions and screenshots to show teachers and students how to use the Trading Card Creator website. It includes an activity and marking scheme.



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