Content Creation

How to Make Online Jigsaw Puzzles in 5 Easy Steps – Education Article

Online jigsaw puzzles are a fun way to provide clues in a variety of learning experiences, including breakout activities and scavenger hunts. I’ve even seen them used as part of an anticipatory set. Jigsaw Planet is perhaps the easiest way to make online jigsaw puzzles from any image. It’s free, and the puzzles work on any device with an internet browser. Example Puzzle Here’s a puzzle I made as part of a digital breakout game. Students had to solve the…

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Finally a School-Appropriate Emoji Generator – Education Article

Bitmoji – Emoji Generator Brings Personalized Fun to the Classroom Teachers love using Bitmojis for everything from personalizing posters and drawing attention to key concepts, to providing student feedback. They’ve been increasingly popular for student work too. Emoji generators have been a great way to increase engagement while students demonstrate understanding in creative ways like #BookSnaps. Unfortunately, younger students have largely been left out of using Bitmoji for a whole host of reasons (it’s owned by Snapchat, age-restricted, and contains questionable…

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Instagram Template for Historical Figures, Book Characters, Authors… %Instagram Template for Historical Figures, Book Characters, Authors… – Education Article

What if George Washington had an Instagram Account? What would we see in Harry Potter’s Instagram gallery? Now your students can answer these questions by creating Instagram profiles, posts, and galleries.  Virtual Impersonation Creating social media posts and profiles for people (real/fictional), places, plants, and animals has proven to be an engaging and thought-provoking experience for students. From creating FaceBook pages for endangered species to Tweets from Abe Lincoln, virtual impersonation can be a powerful tool for learning. I recently shared a…

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Paint Photos in the Style of Your Favorite Artist with Just 3 Clicks – Education Article

DeepArt.io is a fun, creative tool that transforms your photos into works of art in the style of famous paintings. Just upload your photo, choose your favorite style, and DeepArt’s algorithms will “paint” your masterpiece. Paint Your Photo in 3 Steps After uploading your photo, you have three options for choosing your style. You can select from one of the “Popular Styles” images provided, you can upload an image of your own, or you can use the style of any…

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