Animoto is a video-service that produces video from photos, video clips, and music into video slideshows. It is easy to use and allows for a great deal of creativity. Working with Animoto, was fun and I actually enjoyed the creative process and outcome of my video. I certainly would use Animato in my classroom and career endeavors.
Here is a tutorial that provides written, step by step instructions and a video on how to create your first Animoto.
Here is another video on how to create an Animoto.