A public service announcement is a wonderful option for a persuasive writing project.
Inside this 3-Minute Classroom Problem Solver video, learn how you can use Adobe Spark to create a public service announcement. With Adobe Spark Video you can design your own public service announcement straight from your web browser. This tool lets teachers or students record their voice and combine media. The final product can be shared online or saved as a movie file.
Interested in more tools for classroom projects? These resources from SimpleK12's Teacher Learning Community will help:
Google Toolkit: Tools for Class and Student Projects. Free Google applications and tools make it easy for students to explore, create, communicate, and collaborate individually, in small groups, or as a class. This online course contains videos featuring Google tools and tips that help students search efficiently for the information they need and let them go on virtual explorations and field trips. Discover how you or your students can use these tools to build Web sites, create collaborative presentations, improve writing skills through peer feedback, create digital drawings, and more. You will also realize the wealth of resources available with Google Chrome apps, and if you have access to mobile technologies, find out what you can do with Google's mobile apps.
Collaboration Toolkit. Whether it is educators sharing ideas with other educators or students brainstorming and doing group projects with each other – collaboration strengthens learning and helps foster key skills. This online course contains videos that discuss various free tools that facilitate easy collaboration, along with strategies for online projects and discussions that increase engagement and build collaborative skills. Learn about collaborative tools, such as shared documents, wikis, presentation tools, online sticky notes, online discussions, and more – and how you can use them in your classroom.
What online tools do you like to use with your students? Tell me about one in a comment below.
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