Support Reading with Animoto and Toontastic

How do you find quality apps?

Apps - Blooms Taxonomy
Interactive Ladder to assign apps to Bloom's Taxonomy:
Kathy Schrock Bloomin Apps http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html
edtechteacher.org (Where do I begin?) - http://edtechteacher.org/apps/

Search for App by Content Area, Grade Level
Apps evaluated by Educators – http://www.graphite.org/
Common Sense Media - https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Children's Technology Review - https://childrenstech.com/
Education Apps Store - https://www.educationalappstore.com/

Pinterest - search for Reading AppsReading Apps Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans using Inspiration - 
15 Apps to Improve Reading Comprehension
50 Popular Apps for Struggling Readers
Reading Comprehension Strategies Chart

Animoto for Educationhttp://animoto.com/education
Sign up information - http://help.animoto.com/entries/20239847-Getting-Started-with-Animoto-for-Education

Six ways to use Animoto in the Classroom - https://animoto.com/blog/education/education-videos/

Free music - www.jamendo.com

Examples:





Flickr.com - For images
http://www.flickr.com/

Library of Congress - Prints and photographs online collection - For images
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/

Google Images - For images
http://www.google.com/imghp

Chicago Public Library - For book summaries, reviews, and book cover images
http://www.chipublib.org/

Amazon.com - For book summaries, reviews, and book cover images
http://www.amazon.com/

Toontastic
Lesson Plan 1: Pre-writing with Toontastic

Lesson Plan 2:  BrainPop Inspired Movies (Create using Toontastic)

Additional Toontastic Lesson Plans:

Ideas for Integrating into Classroom

Digital Book Reporter - http://classwithapps.com/2013/04/digital-book-reporter/

eBooks - www.wegivebooks.com (free ebooks!)
Whole group instruction - connect mobile device to projector, students take turns reading and discuss scene
Pairs - students read story together, take turns reading narration and dialogue
Reenact story
Ideas for integrating app on graphite.org - (check under How Can Teachers Use it)