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08 November 2008

PPT TO VIDEO FOR THE CLASSROOM-ANIMOTO

Powerpoint presentations are the most commonly used among all web 2.0 tools,and they can be made more interesting and effective by creating a video out of them.Add some music or a voiceover,and your students can be engaged meaningfully.There are several ways of doing this.Windows moviemaker is used extensively,and some educators use authorpointlite to upload on to youtube,ipod or authorstream.But,most give animoto a thumbsup.
Animoto is a tool that allows you to create a professional looking video in minutes.All you have to do is upload your images,and your music and it creates a video,a different one each time.Completely automatic and customized,the unlimited shorts are for free.The casestudies show how educators are using it in the classroom to enhance the learning experience.

Animoto in the classroom

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