Modliv – Collage Photo Editor

Freemium! Modliv – Collage Photo Editor lets users create collages using images either taken with their tablet or saved to their gallery. From the app’s main menu, users first choose a template for their collage, and they have several dozen choices. After selecting the template, Modliv presents the template to users, and users add pictures to it by tapping the area where the picture goes. Users can then insert a picture by importing one from their gallery or taking a new one with their tablet’s camera. After adding the picture, users can tap it to access additional options, which include…

Review Overview

A. Instruction - 6.3
B. Design - 9.3
C. Engagement - 8.6

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A Dynamo App for Collaging

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Modliv – Collage Photo Editor lets users create collages using images either taken with their tablet or saved to their gallery. From the app’s main menu, users first choose a template for their collage, and they have several dozen choices. After selecting the template, Modliv presents the template to users, and users add pictures to it by tapping the area where the picture goes. Users can then insert a picture by importing one from their gallery or taking a new one with their tablet’s camera. After adding the picture, users can tap it to access additional options, which include adjusting its color, rotating it, and darkening it. With the “Frame Adjust” and “Background” options, users can modify the shape and effects that the pictures in the collage take, and they can also choose different mattings for the background. Users can tap the “Frame” button to keep the same pictures but insert them in a new frame, the “T” button to add and modify text, and the “Star” button to add stickers. Users can also tap the “Toggle” button on the top left of the screen to change the layout and shape of their pictures. When finished, users can tap the “Upload” button to save their collage to their gallery and share it over social media.

Instructional Ideas

  1. After writing any type of paper – short story, research paper, lab report, etc. – teachers can have students create a visual aid for it with this app. Teachers can additionally require students to compose another paragraph that explains how the collage they made with this app works as a visual aid to their paper.
  2. As an introductory activity at the beginning of the year, teachers can have students create a collage using this app that represents them. Next, teachers can have students post the collage to a class website and allow fellow classmates to view and comment on the collage. Some prompts for comments include: (1) What do you think interests this person?, (2) Based on the collage, what do you think you may have in common with this person?, and (3) If you were going to start a conversation with this person, how would you begin that conversation based on his/her collage?
  3. As part of a propaganda or advertising unit, teachers can assign students a product and then have them create a collage that uses text and images to market their product. When finished, students can post their work to a class website, and other students can comment regarding the effectiveness of the propaganda or advertising technique used to market their product.
  4. Before beginning a new unit or lesson, teachers can create a collage using this app designed to preview the content students will learn. Next, teachers can have students compose a journal in response to the collage, and example prompts include: (1) What do you think we are going to be learning?, (2) Are you familiar with the different images in this collage?, (3) Are there any images you would to include in this collage, and (4) What do you think the theme of this collage is?
  5. When learning a new vocabulary word, teachers can have students create a collage for it. The collage can include images that represent the word and text that lists the word, its definition, and antonyms and synonyms for the word. The collage can also contain a sentence that uses the word contextually. When finished, students can post it to a class website or email it to their teacher who can print it out. In this way, students can share their work.
A1. Rigor
A2. 21st Century Skills
A3. Conn. to Future Learning
A5. Feedback to Teacher
A6. Level of Material
A7. Cooperative Learning
A8. Accom. of Individual Diff.
B1. Ability to Save Progress
B2. Platform Integration
B3. Screen Design
B4. Ease of Use
B5. Navigation
B6. Goal Orientation
B7. Information Presentation
B8. Media Integration
C1. Learner Control
C2. Interactivity
C3. Pace
C4. Flexibility
C5. Interest
C6. Aesthetics
C7. Utility

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