Useful apps and tools for digital literacy

Apps and tools What they do
Shadow Puppets Edu (iOS)

Adobe Spark (web) Andromedia

Video Editor (Android)

Explain Everything

Puppet Pals (iOS)

Powtoon (online)

 

Make slideshows with narration, sound or text.

https://youtu.be/GJcgDlph_Q8

 

Keezy iOS

Beatbox (Android)

 

Make soundboards by recording sound loops into playable tiles that can then be played in any order.

https://mypad.northampton.ac.uk/jedwar/2018/04/11/keezy/

 

Padlet (all platforms)

 

Upload, share and respond to collections of links, videos, interviews, images. Supports a wide range of files and organises the content in different ways.

https://youtu.be/uZk4jwEen_o?t=1

 

Chatterpix Kids (iOS)

Morfo (iOS)

Makes any image talk by adding a mouth and sound recording and saves as a video.

https://www.thinglink.com/scene/884421250686910465

Book Creator (all platforms)

 

Make media-rich shareable eBooks.

https://youtu.be/TE5DTD87-IE

Thinglink (all platforms)

 

Make interactive images by adding hotspots linking to other files, videos or images.

https://padlet.com/dlaberasmus/English160418

 

iMovie (iOS)

iMovie trailers (iOS)

Magisto (Android)

Clips (iOS)

Make movie trailers in a range of genres.

Make 6 shot stories or films.

Good for news reports.

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT207849

 

iMovie (iOS)

iMovie trailers (iOS)

Magisto (Android)

Clips (iOS)

Make movie trailers in a range of genres.

Make 6 shot stories or films.

Good for news reports.

https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT207849

 

Greenscreen by DoInk (iOS)

 

Make green screen news reports and films.

https://youtu.be/Ij68HJ2bH-Q

Puppet Pals HD Directors Pass (iOS and Android)

Tellagami (iOS and Android)

 

Screen recording of animated characters with narration. This would be good for animating the app characters.

https://youtu.be/le-y2WKuaGc?t=17

 

Powtoon (web) Web-based animation
PicCollage (iOS and Android)

BeFunky

(web)

 

Create photo collages

http://bit.ly/2IDQU7e