4 Useful Chromebooks Apps for Digital Storytelling
Digital storytelling is a powerful way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to experiment with a set of important skills and literacies in a multimodal environment. They can use text, audio , video, images to communicate their ideas and enhance their visual literacy and writing competencies. In today’s post we are sharing with you some of our favourite Chromebook apps for digital storytelling.
‘With Haiku Deck, anyone can create stunning, image-rich slideshows in a fraction of the time required by most presentation software. Easily import photos from Google Drive, Facebook, and other popular sites, or tap into millions of free Creative Commons images through the app’s unique built-in keyword image search. Sizing, formatting, and attribution are all handled seamlessly, leaving you plenty of time to focus on your message.’
‘A powerful suite of easy-to-use creative, administrative, and social tools for writing, reading, and storytelling in educational settings.’
‘PowToon features an easy “Drag and Drop” user interface, pre-designed templates, and a variety of style libraries. Each “slide” is treated as a scene in the storyline of your presentation or video. Drag and drop characters and props onto your slide then assign it an animation. Its’s that easy!’
‘Pixton is an award-winning tool that gives students a fun, new way to express themselves in the colorful graphical format of comics.Design and control fully posable, expressive characters, speech bubbles, backgrounds, photos, and even voice-over. Add unlimited comics to your library, turn them in for assignments, print, download and more.’
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