Digital Multimedia

Digital Multimedia

Prior to use of these tools please check the terms of use for minimum age and/or permission required.

Online Collaboration and Communications


Plickers- each student has a card and show QR code and teacher scan

Remind 101- Text reminders without showing phone numbers. Video Instructions Here informal checks, competition, easy to use!!!! Download results give out 1 QR code to students but change the router/link location for
different assignment or location


Videos, Photos and Animation

Digital Storytelling

Thing Link- presentation tool, collaborative, Google login, 13& up. Example

 Story Board That- create storyboard/  cartoon story

Animoto- animated movie, 13 & up only

Powtoons- animation maker



PicMonkey- photo editor

Photos for Class- Creative Commons Photos search with proper attribution

Pixaby- free images


Safely Search  YouTube- eliminiate ads, comments and surrounding links

View Pure- YouTube videos without the extra.Edit start and end time. 

Directions for Sharing Videos through Google Drive 

Web Cams

Many Internet sites have "web cams" which automatically load camera images of various objects or locations to a web page.   No special software, plug-ins, or equipment is needed to view web cam images.

Alaska Volcano Observatory - Image from the Augustine web cam, current seismic data, and more

Animal Cams - View a variety of animals at the National Zoo

Critter Cam - Learn what it is like behind the camera of filming animals by National Geographic

Earth Cam - Multiple web cams from around the world including NYC, London and more

Panda WebCam - Watch the Giant Pandas at the San Diego Zoo

Monterey Bay - Select from several aquarium exhibits at Monterey Bay

Digital Tools

Video Notes- ensure student watching video, note taking, asking questions,
etc., upload video URL, take notes on the right in google doc, time stamp, share with teacher

Online Polls

Survey Monkey – registration required

Poll Everywhere

Sounds and Audio

Sounds and Audio

The following links are either copyright free or permission has been granted for use in the Carmel Clay School District.  Teachers are ultimately responsible for copyright compliance.

Sound Effects

American Rhetoric - Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews and other recorded media

Classical Cat - Classic Cat is a directory with links to over 2800 free  classical performances sorted by composer and work.

Partners in Rhyme - Royalty free music and sound effects-  not all are free

Audio Searches and Resources

Find Sounds - Audio search


Audacity - Atomic Learning tutorials         Audacity - Website tutorial

Web 2.0 Tools

Blabberize – upload a picture of a person or an animal and record a message the picture speaks

Creative Commons – share, remix, reuse, legally

Voki – Get your own speaking avatar 

Web 2.0 Tools for schools – EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT TO USE