Our school uses Project Cornerstone as a character building curriculum. During the year parents came and read 8 books with 8 related activities. Each book focused on an aspect of self-esteem, being kind, helping others, being an upstander, etc.
Today I asked students to create a "final project" that combined all the messages they remembered from the 8 books. Prior to starting we listed the books as a class and recalled key buzzwords.
I gave students a menu of apps to use for their project. The app choices were DrawingPad, Strip Design, SimpleMind+, Popplet, Educreations, SonicPic, and PuppetPals. They were all apps we had used at least twice.
At least one student chose each app, with SimpleMind+ being the most popular, something I would not have guessed. It just reminds me that it's great to give students the freedom of expression rather than assume what they would like to use as a means of expression.