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Educational Technology Tips/Ideas : Bloom's Digital Taxonomy: Creating

Ongoing List of resources and ideas.

Table of Contents

Creating : Presentation | Mulltimedia | Animation
assemble, construct, create, design, develop, formulate, write

Evaluating :  Collaborate | Feed Aggregators | RSS | Curation | Social Media | Bookmarking
appraise, argue, defend, judge, select, support, value, evaluate

:  Animation | Image Mapping| Programming| Screencasting| Video 
choose, demonstrate, dramatize, employ, illustrate, interpret, operate, schedule, sketch, solve, use, write

Analyzing : Infographics | Note Taking | Archiving | Surveys | Forms
appraise, compare, contrast, criticize, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish, examine, experiment, question, test

Understanding: Research | Summarizing | Discussion | Outline | Bookmark
classify, describe, discuss, explain, identify, locate, recognize, report, select, translate, paraphrase

Remembering : Research| Folders | Reference | Dictionaries | Flashcards | Visualization of Information
define, duplicate, list, memorize, recall, repeat, reproduce, state

Learn More | Keep Up | Discover


CREATE new product or point of view
assemble, construct, create, design, develop, formulate, write

Presentation | Print/PowerPoint

Per Envano Marketing."The four most popular document sharing sites are Scribd, Slideshare, Docstoc, and Google Drive." Popular suggests most likely not to close overnight, not necessarily the best.  However, dependability is a key part of evaluation mix. See below for other media evaluation. Scribd is not included here as  the free account size seems punitively small. Slideshare has a large of number of ads. It is no longer orderly.

Google Drive - create, share, collaborate, present with docs, spreadsheets and presentations.
Create & Share a Presentation
- Strangely missing from "top" lists, this has little ads, ease of use, provides statistics and accepts of variety of document types.
How do I Publish on Issuu?

Screencast-O-MaticThis tool will allow you to do screencasts rapidly - and free.  For a small fee you can even edit them. Using a PowerPoint as a base, screencasts and other visual/audion information can be added seamlessly and easily. You can ( and should ) also add captions.
Getting started.
All Tutorials.


PowerPoint Enhancers :
ISSUU, Google Drive & HelloSlide Demos

Not a presentation creator precisely, is a powerful colorful eMagazine program with few ads that can actually be used to produce eBooks and other digital collateral. Here is an iframe of one.  Click on the arrows on the lower right hand side of the full website to see it here in glorious no ads, full screen beauty.

These are HTML5 compliant and can be read on iPhone, iPad and other mobile devices.

Presentation | Multi-media | Not Powerpoint Based

Prezi - an  animated, digital whiteboard. Useful
for explaining ideas and connecting points. Free up to 100 MB. Embeddable.
MLA Citation example


Multi-Media ( audio | video)

PTCH- ( iPhone, iPad, NOT Browser based) Free.
Use words, images, video, captions, timing, music, theatrical styles to demonstrate, paraphrase or summarize and idea. Easy to share online and also as an embed.

Downloaded on Library iPads.

Voice Thread - Audio discussion threads that use video, aduo, text or phoned in audio. A free account has no limits on viewing, listening or commenting via audio or text. Comments are free. 
How to/Tutorials
How Penn State Uses Voice Thread


Manipulating Graphics

10 tools for creating infographics

Use PowerPoint to Create Visualizations Series

Create Visual Content in PowerPoint

ePhotozine's Top Ten Picks for free Photo Editors

BeFunky. ( also an app) Free online video editor.
This is the crab is in image to the right with a filter, frame and text. The filters are far more extensive than Instagram and many other products. Easy. Fast.
Getting Started/Help Resources


Google Drive.  Open presentation in Google Slides from Google Drive. Go to File and then Publish to the Web.  You can select size, auto flip and repeat from that section. Selected 300 height and 400 width.


Adobe Edge Animate - currently free.

Educator Studio, "Animation Creators for the Classroom. "

This presentation is on Screencast-o-matic. It uses a PowerPoint as an outline, screencasts for a demonstration and other elements in the PowerPoint were created using PowerPoint as an image editor. See presentation here. 


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