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Adobe Spark 


iOS, Android and Web

How to Use Adobe Spark

by Richard Byrne

Intro to Adobe Spark Video Maker by Eric Noah

How to Insert Video Clips Into Adobe Spark Projects by Richard Byrne

How to Use Adobe Spark to Create Webpages

Adobe Spark Video (A quick look at Adobe Spark Video for the iPad) from M. Sammartano

13 Ways to Create Unforgettable Multimedia with Adobe Spark from Ditch that Textbook, Matt Miller

10 Ways to Use Adobe Spark in Schools from Richard Byrne

Adobe Spark Now Lets You Insert Videos into Your Videos from Richard Byrne

3 Free Tools for Slideshow Projects

(YouTube Editor, Google Photos Movie & Adobe Spark Video)

Included in the listed article

Using the Youtube Editor with Google Photos 

3 Free Tools for Slideshow Projects 

Included in the listed article

15 Video Tools

15 Videos About Making Videos

by Richard Byrne


iOS, Android and Web

WeVideo Academy for tutorial videos

Top 10 reasons why I like WeVideo so much (includes a 1 minute intro to the tool)

For the free plan, a person gets 5 minutes of published video per month. If several teachers are using it with students, you may run into problems without a paid plan.


Animatron Tutorial Videos

Getting Started in Animatron

Create Animated Videos & More With Animatron by Richard Byrne

Animatron's free plan limits you to ten seconds of download time. The free plan will let you embed and or share longer scenes via social media. The other limitation of the free plan is that you can only create five projects before you'll have to delete one.”

iMovie on iPhone/iPad

(free download for all iOS devices purchased since September 2013; for everyone else, it's a $5 download.)

Making Movies with iMovie on Your iPhone! (film and edit on one device) by Matthew Frattali

Complete guide to iMovie for iOS

10 tips for getting started with iMovie for iOS

My Simpleshow

Heavy focus on writing a script and thinking through the images that will be seen. Use their voices to read it or do your own voiceover. Can be exported to Youtube, Vimeo, Wistia or downloaded as an MP4.

How to Create an Explainer Video on

Try My Simpleshow for Creating Explanatory Videos by Richard Byrne

Google Tour Builder works great on chromebooks

How-to Use Google Tour Builder

A nice tool that allows students to enter locations on a map along with dates, images, video and text about that location. Works well with Chromebooks, but students will need to choose the "Story 2D" setting.

Scale Your Image

Scale Your Images with Ease!

“Use Scale Your Image when you (or your students) want to reduce the pixels and/or overall size of an image for print, email and/or use in web sites, wikis and blogs.”


Make a Screencast with Screencastify (for Free) by Amy Mayer

Screencastify Tutorial by UNCWOeLearning

Super Screencastify Activities for Schools - scroll down under the video for more resources for this tool.

14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify  (Many require the use of a webcam, opening up great possibilities!) by Matt Miller


SoundBible - Free Sound Effects for Multimedia Projects from Richard Byrne

Apple Clips

Free iOS app

10 tips and tricks for Apple's new Clips app

Hands-on with Apple Clips: How to use the iOS video-editing app and why you’d want to

10 tips and tricks for Apple's new Clips app

“Apple Clips is like iMovie meets Snapchat.”

General MultiMedia Resources