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Description

Share by Tech 4 Learning allows students the ability to create their own interactive presentations, PDF and Flash® files, and web sites. With Share students can combine text, graphics, original illustrations, animations, movies, and interactivity to demonstrate understanding across the curriculum.  Easy to use tools make interactive graphic design a snap for students in grades 4-8. 

Curriculum Connections & Examples

Share provides an opportunity for students to create a variety of interactive multi-media projects, or build a repository in which to collect other digital projects.  From building a student portfolio, to designing a website, Share allows students to reach their potential and extend their imaginations.  Lessons and examples are available on the Tech4Learning Share Website.  To see specific curriclum connections click on the examples below.

Language Arts:  Make a Character Scrapbook
                          Choose Your Own Adventure Story

Math: Math Terminology 
          Dream Room Design
          Secondary Math Project Ideas

Social Studies: A Day In the Life

Science: Eureka Inventions
              Secondary Science Project Ideas

Search for lessons and content standards correlations for Share Activities at the Tech 4 Learning Integration siteMaryland Standards are available from the drop down menu.

Equipment Needed

  • Networked computer for student access.  Share has been virtualized in all FCPS Elementary and Middle Schools and is accessible via the Application Menu in the Multimedia Folder.
  • A trial verion of Share can be downloaded at http://www.tech4learning.com/share.  FCPS Teachers can also acquire a work at home release form and software from their school's technology coordinator.
  • If you would like students to record narration on their pictures, you will need microphone headsets or desktop microphones.

Tutorials and Resources

From Tech 4 Learning:

Create a Character Scrapbook
Create a Classroom Newsletter

From FCPS:

Share Quick Guide (PDF)

Snacks for Share

Tech4Learning Provides "Just In Time" tutorials for teachers who wonder, "How do I?"  Search and find the answer to "How do I?" on the Recipes4Success web site.

Animating an Object
Embedding Podcast and Video
 

Quick Tips
Manage Folders in the Share Libary
Feature Export Summary

Add a Video File

Example Projects
Japanese Tsunami Report with Movies (PDF Format)
redirects to file download from Google Docs
Japanese Tsunami Report without Movies (PDF Format small file)

Training Resources: