Technology Tools
Each application is free and has detailed instructions on its website.
Avatars An avatar is a character that you can personalize and use online. By changing hairstyles, clothes, accessories, and backgrounds, you can create your own unique persona.
BubbleShare Create and share slideshows.
Mapwing Mapwing makes it easy to build, share, and explore virtual tours. Use Mapwing to turn your digital photos into virtual tours that include interactive maps, images, and comments.
Windows Movie MakerWith Movie Maker 2.1, you can create, edit, and share your movies right on your computer. Build your movie with a few simple drag-and-drops. Delete bad shots and include only the best scenes.
Photostory 3 Bring photos to life. Add stunning special effects, soundtracks, and your own voice narration to your photo stories. Then, personalize them with titles and captions. Photostory 3 Tutorial from
Scratch Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and share your creations on the web.
Upload and share your Powerpoint presentations on the web.
VoiceThread Click here to learn the answer to What is a VoiceThread?

How To Embed Your Creations in a Wiki or Blog
  1. Click "Edit This Page."
  2. Go to the embed widget button on the toolbar that looks like a television help.embed.gif.
  3. Choose the type of media you would like to embed, such as YouTube or Google Calendar
  4. For each application, there will be instructions for copying the HTML from that application's site and pasting it in the widget tool's box.
  5. Once you have embedded the widget to your page, "Save" your page.