Cahokia Institute of Technology

Creative Tools

Blabberize – Blabberize lets you take a photo and add a mouth that moves in sync with audio that you record.

Canva – Canva provides people with a simple, new way to design. Anyone can easily create presentations, posters, one-page documents, and social media posts!

Dipity – Dipity is a chronological timeline builder that takes useful information on the Internet.  These timelines not only cover a wide variety of history and social sciences topics (World War II, environmental disasters, popular culture, and elections), but they are also excellent for encouraging students to edit, evaluate, collaborate, and generate projects that can personalize history.

eBook Creation – Utilize technology to students in creating an ebook that can be shared with other students.

EDpuzzle – EDpuzzle allows teachers to crop videos from organizations such as Khan Academy, Learn Zillion, YouTube,Ted Talks, and a few others in an easy format while also adding audio notes, quizzes, or audio voiceovers. – is a tool for creating all kinds of interactive resources. They provide many templates ranging from E-Posters to Electronic Resumes to Infographics to Presentations.

Going QR-AZY – Go beyond just creating a QR code. Make a QR Code come to life!

Infographics – Infographics are visual presentations of information that use the elements of design to display content. Infographics express complex messages to viewers in a way that enhances their comprehension.

Pixlr Express – Pixlr Express is a photo editing program that provides tons of features, utilities, and effects so you can add a unique touch to your photos, all from within your mobile device.

Powtoon – PowToon lets you create awesome presentations and animated videos.

Prezi – Prezi is a presentation tool that can be used as an alternative to traditional slide making programs such as PowerPoint. Instead of slides, Prezi makes use of one large canvas that allows you to pan and zoom to various parts of the canvas and emphasize the ideas presented there.

TED-ED – TED-Ed’s mission is to spark and celebrate the ideas of teachers and students around the world. Everything we do supports learning — from producing a growing library of original animated videos , to providing an international platform for teachers to create their own interactive lessons, to helping curious students around the globe bring TED to their schools and gain presentation literacy skills, to celebrating innovative leadership within TED-Ed’s global network of over 250,000 teachers.

WeVideo – WeVideo is an online video editor and maker.