I learned about another easy online slideshow creator from Langwitches. It’s called One True Media and you can see a sample slideshow I made in about a minute.
You can include as many slides as you want, and can use images off the Internet just by pasting in their url. You can easily insert text slides. Plus, you can choose music to accompany it, which my students will love.
I’ve placed it on my Examples of Student Work page under Student Slideshows.
Can you embed your own audio, do you know?
You can upload anything recorded in an MP3 format.
I still wish VoiceThread would allow images directly off the Net, instead of having to first put them in a PowerPoint. If they did that, they would certainly hit a home run in my mind.