NOTE: For Yarmouth Students, teachers can make an account for a student to access a site by adding a +1 to their school email and then setting a password that is shared with the student.



Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchestrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips and music. Fast, free and shockingly easy. This is the free classroom version. There are also mobile apps for Animoto.


Canva is a free brochure maker that provides a library of images or allows you to use your own to create a poster, photo collage or brochure.


makes photos talk.



Glogster is a fun, imaginative, and powerful learning experience which fosters independent creative self expression, positive learner-teacher relationships, and teamwork on collaborative class projects. Great for autobiographies and book reviews

Make a comic using the built in tools in Makebeliefscomix.



Create – quickly upload photos and make slideshows

Embed – in your blog or website



Students can create a single page or a booklet using pictures and writing. This tool allows students to collaborate online.


Students can use Google Login to create an acount and make simple videos.

   Storybird has bee
n created by collaborating with artists and enthusiasts to produce fun, simple tools to make short, visual stories.


Make a video, add voice over from Vocaroo, add text, add photos, etc. without creating an account.


The latest addition to the Word Cloud world. More options = more fun. You can spin, change colours, fonts and shapes and lots more!!



Teachers can create an account and students can upload video.
Voki is a site that allows students to create talking avatars that can share reports and information or they can be posted on a blog. 


VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice, text, audio files, or video. Teachers can create a free K12 educator account that allows for up to 50 Voicethreads with comment moderation as an option. Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too. Voicethread now has a mobile iOs option for use on an iPod, iPhone or iPad.


Wevideo is an online collaborative site for creating videos.


Wordle is a site that creates a word cloud from any given text. Go to Wordle( and paste a bunch of text from anywhere into the text box or you can create your own, click GO. You get an image like the one below – the larger words are the most common.


Wordle hints:

If you want words to be different sizes type them more than once. The more times a word occurs, the larger it is.
If you want to have two words appear next to each other, place~between them e.g. water~pollution.


Zooburst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books.