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Fotoflexer

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It was difficult to find a tech blog today that was not posting about Fotoflexer, an excellent new online photo editor.

Of course, everyone was talking about its technical wizardry.  I’d like to talk about its benefit for English Language Learners.

Students can copy and past the url of a photo they find on the web (hopefully with a Creative Commons license), do all sorts of nifty editing on it, including typing in “speech balloons,” and then post it on an online journal or blog.  In addition to writing in the “speech balloons” students can also write captions or a story to go with the picture.

I’ve placed it on my Examples of Student Work page under Student Photos and Photo Books.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. Hello, Larry,
    Thanks for leaving a comment at my blog. I’ve spent considerable time checking out both your blog and website. They’re awesome! Very helpful for a neophyte blogger like me, and for students and teachers in general. The potential to use the technology to facilitate English second-language learners is tremendous, and I’ll keep on checking here for creative ideas. I’m very happy to hear from you and refer others to your sites. Best wishes to you too!
    Evelyn

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