Website of the Week

as sent weekly by Carmon Molar. Thanks, Carm!

ZooBurst- ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3-D pop-up books.

Meet Animals Shaped Like Letters
Alphabetimals is an interactive online flipbook featuring animal sounds and the pronunciations of animal names. The Alphabetimals characters can spell out any word that you would like. Just type the word in the word box, and it will appear as alphabet animals, which you can print out and use as flashcards. Also, on the Alphabetimals Facebook page, you'll find free cutout flashcards and an alphabet poster, which you can download and print.
Click Here to Access Free Resources

October 7, 2010
This site allows users to create their own comic strip.

December 8, 2010
Rubistar has many great rubrics that you can use, or edit to meet your needs. Registration is necessary, but it is free.

January 26, 2011
Veezle - search engine for copyright free images.
FreePhotoBank - allows you to search by keyword and then narrow your search to the type of image for which you are looking.
seasonal snowy images. You can use these images in PowerPoint, SMART, and ActivInspire.

February 2, 2011
Students can easily make movies, cards, drawings, pictures, and stories. It is easy to navigate. It tells the age levels of the different activities, and even has a link for lesson plans using Kerpoof.

February 8, 2011
Zimmertwins is another option for having students create animated movies. Or, to create one yourself to excite and motivate your students about your content. Users can start from scratch, or use a story starter. The basic membership is free. The free membership enables users to create and view movies. The site provides a tutorial that makes it VERY easy for anyone to make a movie right away.

February 23, 2011
Edmodo is a free, secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts.
Visit this link to see a student created presentation about what Edmondo is and what it can do.

March 2, 2011

This site provides children with the opportunity to create their own story books, which can be shared by sharing the link, or embedding in a blog or wiki.

March 9, 2011
Our Story allows you to create time lines with pictures to accompany the dates. It comes with a few pictures you can use to tell your story or you can upload your own from your computer or import them from Flickr.