Table of Contents

  • Smart Board Activities
  • Video Making
  • Web Resources

This page will provide ideas on how to incorporate technology into First Nations and Metis Education using innovative tools.

Smart Board Activities

Smart Exchange
Find Lesson Plans for Your SMART Board and Connect with Teachers.

Video Making

Go! Animate
Make a video online for free with GoAnimate! Make videos for YouTube and Facebook, create business and educational videos, make animated e-cards and ...

Movie Maker & Power Point
Step-by-Step directions on how to use Movie Maker and Power Point to create digital stories.

Web Resources

50+ Web 2.0 Ways to Tell a Story

Web Tools 2.0

Web 2.0 Tools Examples:

Digital Storytelling & Language Learning
Teachers can use digital storytelling as a teaching tool in the classroom. This page addresses how to best utilize software such as Photo Story 3 in ESL or foreign language classrooms. Using digital storytelling will assist both the visual and auditory learners. It is important that the student has a model outside of the classroom. This will allow students to practice and engage in active learning even when the instructor is not present.

Organize, edit & share your photos.
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Poll Everywhere
Poll Everywhere lets you engage your audience or class anywhere in real time.


Prezi is a cloud based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides

Create Slideshows, Invites and More.
Share joyful moments with one-of-a-kind creations. Make collages, invitations, and more right on your computer.
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This free picture slideshow generated with Smilebox


VoiceThread is a totally web-based application that allows you to place collections of media like images, videos, documents, and presentations at the center of an asynchronous conversation. A VoiceThread allows people to have conversations and to make comments using any mix of text, a microphone, a web cam, a telephone, or uploaded audio file.

How to use VoiceThread directions:

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.
Wordle: Aboriginal Education