Category Archive: Narrated Slideshow

Feb 06

Annie Oakley (Narrated Slideshow)

4th grade students at Lakeview Elementary School in Yukon, Oklahoma, created narrated slideshows about different people in the Wild West Shows of the United States. They created this video using the iPad application, “Explain Everything.” This is a short narrated slideshow about Annie Oakley. These projects were posted to a free Posterous website. Web link …

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Jan 25

Helen Keller Book Report with VoiceThread

This book report was created by 2nd grader Sarah, using the website The video embedded below shows part of this VoiceThread’s audio comments, focusing specifically on the final slide. The first person on that last slide, following Sarah, is one of her grandfathers. It is very motivational to receive this kind of feedback on …

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Oct 26

Come To Our Colony: New Amsterdam

Every year my students participate in a project-based learning (PBL) unit on the 13 Colonies. This year’s 13 Colonies PBL culminated in students using Photo Story 3 to create digital stories about each of their team’s assigned colony. Pictures were courtesy of Flickr and music loops were exported from GarageBand. Each student worked in a …

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Sep 15

Using Fastfinga and Sonic Pics

Trying to get students to write simple sentences, illustrate it and then record it on Sonic Pics…see what you think Web link to the media example: Grade Level: elementary School Name: Australian International School

Sep 04

The Beach

This is a 72 second “narrated slideshow” about a visit to the beach by 10 year old Sarah and 7 year old Rachel. They used the application Sonic Pics on an iPad to make this. Web link to the media example: Grade Level: elementary School Name: Chisholm Elementary School, Edmond, Oklahoma