Create book characters or avatars for Voicethread. Minimum age = 13 yrs. Teachers need to sign in for younger students, and go through the rules under 'conditions'.

Online, free, mind mapping tool.
Whether working individually or collaboratively, Webspiration is the new online visual thinking tool.
With integrated diagram and outline views you can think visually, structure your work effectively and express your ideas in the ways that communicate best.


Set up an account, upload animated PowerPoints with sounds, video, links, buttons and transitions to **SlideBoom**. Embed in blogs and wikis. Students will need to critique their PowerPoints before uploading, remind them that 'less is more' when adding effects to their slideshows.


Create comics with characters, panel prompts and talk balloons **MakebeliefsComix**. Make 2, 3 or 4 page comics. You can't save or download the comics but you can Email or print (or take a screen capture and paste into Word or PowerPoint).

21 ways to use it in class.

Bills Treasure Chest

Writing prompts which help reticent writers create printable writings.
All you have to do to think more creatively and to imagine and dream is take a few minutes and let your heart respond to the question prompts below. They will encourage you to view your world differently, to see new possibilities, and make new choices.