Are you looking for an easy way create appealing presentations using photos or video? Animoto is a free site that allows educators and students to upload photos or video clip. Users may choose royalty free music from the Animoto site, and select a design. Animoto puts it all together for you!
Visit the Animoto Education site for a free educator account: http://animoto.com/education
Teachers may register up to 50 of their students using their educator accounts.
(Animoto also offers a free app for iPads.)
Here's a video I created for Read Across America Day at FES.
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Example of a book trailer created by a 5th grade student using the Animoto app on an iPad:
Make your own slideshow at Animoto.
Example of a book trailer I created using my own photographs
Try our slideshow maker at Animoto.