Are you looking for a fun storytelling tool to use with students? Sometimes we all just need a laugh, and that's where this simple tool comes in…
Blabberize is a fun free tool that allows you to create talking pictures. Use their free editing tools to outline a mouth on your photograph. Upload audio, and voila! You have a talking photo. It's fun, it's free, it's easy to use. Try it out now and let us know what you think.
Interested to learn about more free storytelling tools? Check out some of these articles and online courses from experienced tech trainers:
Picture This: Grabbing Attention with Talking Pictures – Do you or your students need something new and different for presenting information? In this session, learn how to use Blabberize, a fun, free web tool that uses photos and audio to create talking pictures. Be anyone –or anything — that you want to be! Discover how to create a blabber, and see how it can be shared using a link or embedded into your class website or blog. We will discuss some ways to use this in your classroom, as well as how to convert your blabber into a video for added fun.
Strategies and Tips for Getting Started with Digital Storytelling – Would you like for your students to create digital stories that go beyond just a basic beginning, middle, and end? Join experienced educational trainer Melissa Edwards as she shares a variety of strategies and questions that will help your students get started with and enhance their digital stories.
Have you had a chance to create a blabber yet? Share a link to your creation in a comment on this article.
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for SimpleK12.com. She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at firstname.lastname@example.org.