Wikipedia defines a time line as a
graphic design showing when events
took place over time; it is a long bar
labeled with dates and (usually)
events at the points when they happened.
Here are some tools educators
can use to create timelines:
1 CAPZLES One of the nicest
timeline-creation sites around, it
has a beautiful user interface as well
as the ability to embed into a site.?
2 TIME RIME An excellent site for
education, which allows users
to create multimedia timelines.
3 xTIMELINE Share wonderfullooking
timelines with audio,
video, and pictures. User-friendly, too.
4 TIMEGLIDER Great site that lets
users create not only multimedia
timelines but legends as well.
There is a “plus upgrade” specifically
for education in the works.
5 DIPITY Create beautiful timelines
that can add video and pictures.
6 TIME TOAST A timeline that
includes text and pictures.
7 PRECEDEN A fun, easy site to use
to create interactive timelines.
8 TIMELINR A simple-to-use
timeline generator that displays
9 OUR TIMELINES Create timelines
by using preexisting forms
10 READ WRITE THINK Similar
to Our Timelines, it creates
David Kapuler was the media and
technology specialist at Greendale
(Wis.) School District. Read his blog