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Siftr - David Gagnon & Shelby Copeland
Grades5 to 12
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Siftr is a social photo sharing site for students to post, tag, and describe their surroundings based on a teacher-directed prompt or activity. Explore already created Siftrs through...more
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Siftr is a social photo sharing site for students to post, tag, and describe their surroundings based on a teacher-directed prompt or activity. Explore already created Siftrs through a keyword search or browse through recent and popular activity. Create an account to begin your own Siftrs. Upload a picture with a brief description and tag with one of the five selected themes. Share Siftr with others to contribute their photos and observations, all tagged and uploaded to a map.
In the ClassroomBrowse through Siftr for ideas on how others use this site for photo sharing in the classroom. Create Siftrs for your citizen science unit to demonstrate different stages of plant growth, observations of mammals and insects, etc. Collect images identifing landforms around the world, to inspire creative writing, or share items that can be recycled. The possibilities are endless!
Parent permission advised before posting student work created using this tool
Includes Interaction w general public/ public galleries with unmoderated content
Includes social features, such as "friends," comments, ratings by others
Requires registration/log-in (WITH email)
Products can be shared by URL
Multiple users can collaborate on the same project
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