Here is a Crazy Talk example of media that can be created to embed in your library homepage.
This giraffe example is about choosing a research topic. Remember for an assignment to embraced as the "student's" assignment, rather than the "teacher's" assignment, it typically should have an element of choice. This sample is less than perfect, but shows what you can do with a little imagination. A teacher could use this program to create homework instructions, give advice for studying, etc.
Or, perhaps you'd like to see what was done with a little parody. Information Literacy- Cite your source...no plagiarism allowed.