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Authentic Assessment Toolbox

To achieve a higher level of technology integration, teachers need to be providing students choice when demonstrating understanding of concepts. This list serves that purpose in providing choice. Each tool has a video tutorial and login directions, if needed. Use the embed code if you would like to add this to your blog or teacher web, or create a list of your own.

Aurasma

Bring tagged images or objects to life with video. Free app for the iPad. Can be used with other apps for layered projects.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/NoXkvq

Comic Life- $4.99

If you're looking for a quality paid app for the iPad, Comic Life is your best bet. Comic Life 2.0 for iOS has everything you need for creating and sharing comics, including fun and quirky templates, stylized image filters, and an easy-to-use drag and drop placement. You have full control over the design of your comics with a huge selection design options – colors, fonts, gradients, balloons, captions, panels and more.
Student Tutorial: http://goo.gl/i2rftN

Discovery Education Board Builder

With the capability of choosing backgrounds, text formats, templates and color schemes, students can customize their collection of resources and tell their own stories. Any Discovery Education resource can be added to a board. Students can even upload their own images, videos, and documents to personalize their boards.

50 ways you can use Board Builder in your classroom: http://goo.gl/wv0fNc

Educreations

Create a screencast explaining a math or science concept. Free app for the iPad. Can be used with other apps for layered projects.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/OvefMl

Google Docs

Create a document, presentation, form or spreadsheet. For students in grades 3-12 only. Also available for the iPad.
Student Username: Same as Novell
Student Password: “ne” and your full student ID# (e.g., ne0123456)
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/T6po2u

Google Tour Builder

For students in grades 3-12 only.
Student Username: Same as Novell
Student Password: “ne” and your full student ID# (e.g., ne0123456)
Snapguide Tutorial: http://goo.gl/WzAzwV

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meMatic

meMatic

Poster that has relevant picture and words that capture the main idea illustrating mastery of a concept.

Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling

Terms of Service: under 13 years of age may not use unless school has obtained an education license from company. (Alternative tool is Google Earth) Over 13 may use Google Docs credentials to create account.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/lpBNPZ

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Notebook Software

Notebook Software

No account needed. Software can be found on all computers in labs. Also available for the iPad (paid)
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/wNEMkc

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PhotoStory

PhotoStory

No account needed. Software can be found on all computers in labs.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/jAJEM3

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PicPlayPost

PicPlayPost

#PicPlayPost is a simple and easy way to create captivating stories with your photos, videos, GIFs and music

Key features:

  • Add up to 9 videos, photos, and/or GIFs per project
  • Customize watermark
  • High resolution output

Student Tutorial

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PixnTell

PixnTell

How to use pixntell:

  1. Choose photos from your library or take photos with pixntell
  2. Arrange photos in any order you wish.
  3. Record your message as you swipe through the photos.
  4. Turn photos and voice recording into a video.
  5. Share with friends via Dropbox, Facebook, YouTube or email.

Classroom Applications:

  • Take photos of child's writing; then record them reading it.
  • Take photos of science experiment; students narrate the process
  • Field trip photos with explanation of location
  • Take photos of artwork with student narration
  • Narrated photos of student work
  • Photos depicting a historical event, math concept, or other subject related idea
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PowerPoint

PowerPoint

No account needed. Software can be found on all computers in labs.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/64Otj

Prezi for Education | Prezi

Terms of Service: Users must be 13 years of age or older. Google Docs credentials can be used for account creation.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/a5I1wA

ReadWriteThink

No account needed. Web tool that has 57 interactives to choose from.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/Jfymbc

Smore Flyers

Terms of Service: The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old. Google Docs credentials can be used for account creation.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/DlvdX

Tellagami ™

Free app for the iPad. Can be used with other apps for layered projects.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/WIpjhT

ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

Add student created videos and audios to any image. Free app available for the iPad.
Creating Student Accounts: http://goo.gl/ZsZ54U
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/7sYNJh

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TouchCast

TouchCast

Video and the web are coming together. Experience both like never before with TouchCast: a new medium that looks like video, but feels more like the web.

Videolicious

Free app for the iPad. Can be used with other apps for layered projects.
Student Tutorials: http://goo.gl/aGHlV4