I had fun completing this tool. I signed up on Animoto.com and created a short slideshow about parabolas that I have included below. I also created a quick comic on Make Beliefs Comix of a joke I tell yearly in my class. Let me know if you like the joke.
Here's the parabola piece:
Try our slideshow creator at Animoto.com
Here's a link to the comic.
Both of these sites are useful for both educators to use as teaching tools and for students to use to create a product. I could use Animoto to create content like I did above, and students can use it to create any number of products like summarizing a topic as a review for a test or as a product for a project.
The comic strip was fun to create, and has many uses as lesson resources. Students could create a comic strips to demonstrate that they understand vocabulary, ideas or concepts.