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

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


APPLY Knowledge to actual situations.
choose, demonstrate, dramatize, employ, illustrate, interpret, operate, schedule, sketch, solve, use, write

Collect / Choose

Library Resources -
eShelf Tutorial
Locate, label and organize
research found via the all in one search on

"Animation Nation."
Wall Street Journal. 2011.
- "Quickly made computer-generated cartoons are attracting millions of viewers online. Now, corporations, advertisers and Hollywood executives are taking notice."

This brief, simple animation of an existing image demonstrated dramatizing a common reminder.

Image Mapping

Image Map Tool
It's not pretty, but it does work. Edit out the link back and other extra information in the HTML code.

Example:  The banner on top of the Library's Subject Guide (this page) has 4 tabs that are image mapped. MLA|APA|FAQs|HELP. This HTML code works well in ANGEL and can be used to illustrate and illuminate all types of images.

ThingLink (Browser Based and App).  Add images, text, video and other multimedia flourishes to an image.
Getting Started/Help

Example to right.  Mouse over it to see options.

Mouseover this ThingLink example using a map.This is a small version.  This is the full size.

This ThingLink illustrates the funding program.


Learn to code interactively for free.

Since 2007, in both formal and informal learning environments – K-12 classroom teachers, educational and computer science researchers, librarians, museum educators, and parents have been using Scratch. This can be used to animate and other projects, too.
ScratchEd online community.   Scratch beginners start here.
-- Also available as an App.


Browser based. No downloads. Free. Mac or PC.
Free.$15/yr Pro Account avaialble.
Start Recording
Other Tutorials

Free segment of the rapid authoring eLearning software Articulate.
Help/Getting Started.

Whiteboard Videos
Free iPhone/iPad apps.

ScreenChomp - (App) - Screen recorder that allow manipulation of images.

ShowMe (App ) - (App)Create lessons/demos on a whiteboard. Audio. ShowMe is part of a larger community.

Low Cost well regarded apps with more options: ExplainEverything (App $2.99) | Educreations ( App $2.99  or Browser free )

Vimeo Vs. YouTube - Comparison. Essentially it is "Portland vs New York City."
- of course.
- A less crowded, more .edu friendly option.

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

Downloaded on Library iPads.

Vine ( iPhone and Android app)
7 seconds.  While mostly used for Twitter feeds, it can be used inside of other video and also to share on it's own. Ways to use VINE in Education.

Funky (iPhone app)
Vine with filters.  You can change filters each frame.

"What Can You Teach in 60 Seconds" PTCH video. PTCH can be used to dramatize and illustrate an idea rapidly.

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