Let’s face it, PowerPoint presentations and slide shows can be pretty darn boring, especially for students. So wouldn’t it be great if there were a way to jazz up your lessons a little bit with engaging slide show videos without needing lots of technical video editing skills? Well, there is!
Animoto automatically generates professional-quality videos that are fully customized with your images and music. The really cool part is that Animoto actually analyzes your images and music and combines them in an atheistically pleasing way that compliments your content. And you can easily embed your videos on your blog or website, or email them to your students or colleagues.
The possibilities with Animoto are endless. Spruce up your lesson on The Great Gatsby with an introductory video depicting the pop culture of the Roarin’ 20s. Or help your students visualize a science experiment with an engaging and informational video beforehand. Also, check out the ways other educators have used Animoto to add visual energy to their lessons at Animoto for Education. — LAUREN FROHNE