Web 2.0 Tool #1 Blabberize

Website: http://blabberize.com/

My link: http://blabberize.com/view/id/1397847

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Description: Blabberize is a unique technology tool that introduces another character – an online puppet of sorts – to a classroom. Whether pre-made by teachers for a lesson or used by students as a part of an assignment, Blabberize adds excitement and novelty to the classroom. The web program allows users to upload a picture or series of pictures and modify the mouths in the pictures to make the animals or people look like they are talking. After a picture is uploaded and animated, the user may upload or record an audio file that is paired with the animation. The result is an animated picture that can teach a portion of a lesson, add humor to the classroom, and engage students in a lesson.