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8 Excellent Apps to Create Narrated Slideshows

 One of the important digital skills for our students today is the ability to make narrated slideshows and screen casts. Knowing how to create such animated tutorials is essential for their overall digital literacy development. As teachers and educators, we can use a wide variety of awesome apps that are easy and simple to use and can help our students master their learning and enhance their comprehension. In this post, I am sharing with you some of the best iPad apps to use with your students to make narrated slideshows and tutorials. I have picked up only the popular ones which I am familiar with but if you want more apps , check out the lists I have published before namely : Educational iPad Presentation Apps .

Check out the list below and share with us what you think of them. Enjoy

1- SonicPics

SonicPics makes digital storytelling fun and easy! Turn your photographs into narrated slideshow movies to share with your family and friends! 

2- Storyrobe

The excitement begins when you share your story with other Storyrobe users. Add to existing stories to create longer stories of travels, events or family history. You can use it for work, school, or just to share stories with friends and family.

3- Educreations

Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a math formula... Create an animated lesson... Add commentary to your photos... Diagram a sports play

4- ReplayMe

ReplayNote is an app that records your writing and voice, then converts it to YouTube video. (screencast)You can create a video and share it just by clicking a few buttons.

5- ScreenChomp

ScreenChomp for iPad helps you do it all. A simple doodling board, markers, and one-click sharing tools make spreading your ideas and know-how easy and fun! 

6- Explain Everything

Explain Everything is an easy-to-use design tool that lets you annotate, animate, and narrate explanations and presentations. You can create dynamic interactive lessons, activities, assessments, and tutorials using Explain Everything's flexible and integrated design. Use Explain Everything as an interactive whiteboard using the iPad video display (via Airplay/cable).

7- Voice Thread

Create and share dynamic conversations around documents, snapshots, diagrams and videos -- basically anything there is to talk about. You can talk, type, and draw right on the screen. VoiceThread takes your conversations to the next level, capturing your presence, not just your comments. Anyone can join the discussion from their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC -- anytime, anywhere.

8- ShowMe

ShowMe allows you to record voice-over whiteboard tutorials and share them online. It’s an amazingly simple app that anyone can use, no matter how young or old!

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