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Why use images?
http://animoto.com/play/sZjlYRrXPTeeei0XKbWDNw

Obama's inaugural speech in 5 modes:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/20/us/politics/20text-obama.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjnygQ02aW4
http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2009/01/inaguration.html#photo=1
http://www.sfweekly.com/slideshow/the-obama-inauguration-lego-style-222857/1
http://www.ressacmedia.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/obama-inaugural-speech-tag-cloud1.png


Images creating an identity: http://www.thedaringlibrarian.com/

Presentation Zen principles.

Design basics http://www.garrreynolds.com/Design/basics.html
Slide show design http://www.slideshare.net/technolibrary/simplicity-in-powerpoint
Preparation http://www.garrreynolds.com/Presentation/prep.html
Slide tips http://www.garrreynolds.com/Presentation/slides.html


Flickr.com http://www.flickr.com

Teachers teaching Teachers--Explore Flickr and select six photos, save to computer. Explore flickr's abilities.

Sharing--teach us what you've learned about Flickr.

More about Flickr:
Sets
Galleries
Flickr Stream/slideshows
Creative commons--What is it? http://search.creativecommons.org/
Compfight for searching http://compfight.com/
Flickr storm searching flickr photos http://www.zoo-m.com/flickr-storm/
Email photos to your Flickr account
Geotagging

Assignment ideas: Creative uses of images like "letters" in flickr or "numbers" or "math" or "design" etc.
Six Word Stories on Flickr. http://www.flickr.com/groups/sixwordstory/
Flictition http://www.flickr.com/photos/cogdog/1035780973
Spell with Flickr http://metaatem.net/words/


Telling a story in four words: The Four Slide Project. Use Flickr to create a four slide project around theme and add text. Share.

(Tip--Use Powerpoint)


Lunch:

Adding to your toolkit: Exploring

Telling a story 50 ways from Cogdog http://cogdogroo.wikispaces.com/StoryTools
And a lot more picture tools http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Image+Tools
And even more tools from JoyceValenza http://joycevalenzaworkshop.wikispaces.com/ (including avatar makers)

Sites to explore:

Animoto -automated slideshow (also see Slide.com)
Museum Box
Prezi -- design an out of the box presentation
VoiceThread --collaborative storytelling software, online
Slide.com
Scrapblog or Mixbook --Create an online scrapbook, must be purchased
Vuvox -- Create a mixture of video/still images, collage-like with audio http://www.vuvox.com
Slideshare.net --Store powerpoints or pdfs online
Big Huge Labs (create posters, collages, badges) http://bighugelabs.com/
Wordle.net http://www.wordle.net
Photofunia www.**photofunia**.com/
Tuxpi (easily add a photo effect and download the result) http://www.tuxpi.com/
Speechable (add bubbles, captions) http://speechable.com/
Zamzar Convert one file type to another
Presentation Zen


Recreate your four slide story using one of the tools above.