Tuesday, September 17, 2013

ifaketext

November 2, 2016 Update:  "Special Deal including over 100 new FACS resources" has reopened for Nov 2016-Oct 2017! 

Can't remember if I've mentioned this before, too lazy to search.

I. Love. ifaketext.com


The possibilities are endless! 

Here is a video demonstration of how to use this service!

15 comments:

  1. I love this! Is there any way for me to email you? I have a couple questions for you. Thanks for any help!

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  2. Sorry for the delay - it's been a busy week! You bet, my email is facsclassroomideas@gmail.com.

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  3. What cute idea! I bet your students think you are hip and happening. ;)

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  4. Sorry, I just saw the link at the top. Mine didn't work though. My three speech bubbles came out empty. Maybe because I was doing it on my iPhone ????

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    1. Hi there!

      Might be the iPhone, but it sounds like a format issue. You have to enter the messages exactly like the example, name/colon/text, repeat

      Cat: Meow!
      Me: Why can't you let me sleep in on a Saturday???
      Cat: Hungry!
      Me: Arrrrghhh.

      Okay, that was ridiculous, but you get the idea.
      Good luck!
      Denise

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  5. So fun! How do you just capture the "message" on the screen so all the extra info on the page doesn't show?

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    1. Hi Joanne! I take a screenshot, then crop everything else out of the picture. For the projection itself I actually inserted the cropped picture onto a Powerpoint slide with a black background - that way the only thing that shows is the text message. Thanks for stopping by!

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  6. You can also use the snipping tool to snip the pic, copy and paste it onto the ppt slide. I the snipping tool any time I want to copy anything off the internet.

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  7. I love this but it didnt work :( There were no options given to me to add my own messages etc.

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    1. Hi Sharon, I have added a link to the post that will take you to a video demonstration of how to use this service - it was working great this morning! Good luck!

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    2. What site/program did you use to make the video demonstration?

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    3. Hi Connie, I used Snag-It (https://www.techsmith.com/snagit.html) for this screencast. It's an intuitive, easy to use program, but does require purchase of a license and installation. Another terrific screencasting program I would recommend that is free is Screencast-o-matic (http://screencast-o-matic.com/home). Both work very well!

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