Microsoft Photo Story 3 is a very popular free application that allows users to create a visual story (show and tell presentation) from their digital photos. The software allows adding narration, effects, transitions and background music to create a Windows Media Video movie file with pan and zoom effects. Once a photo story has been made it can be played on a PC using Windows Media Player.
Here is a tutorial for using Photostory 3 from the Partners in Learning UK YouTube channel
Classroom uses for this programme are endless.
*It can be used to provide tutorials for the students.
*It can be used to reflect on a year in a class.
*Outings can be recorded on Photostory 3.
*It is very useful to use for students to create projects.