Using Video-Making to Redirect Students from “The Game”

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This was my second year of teaching technology to 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders. I love my job. The return engagement gave me a chance to set new goals. Among them were to give my students opportunities to express their creative natures. What I found was that giving them the freedom to create was not […]

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Designing Confidence: Students on the Autism Spectrum Find Their Voice Making Videos

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School is fraught with social and academic challenges for students of any age. Kids with special needs such as autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are confronted with unique hurdles in primary and secondary school. The way they are taught to handle these difficulties has lasting impact on their personal and professional success throughout life. The Center […]

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GoAnimate and Teacher Appreciation Week

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Do you want to bring video inside your classroom? Read what teachers want to do with GoAnimate videos for their students’ creativity.

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A Teacher Describes Her Experience with GoAnimate For Schools

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Lynn Weeks teaches Digital Literacy at Bourne Middle School in Bourne, MA. Last year, BMS introduced its new digital literacy program “to teach students how to use, evaluate, and create with digital resources in a responsible, ethical manner.” Lynn is using GoAnimate for Schools as the culminating project each term. She wrote in to tell […]

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How Animated Video can Help Students’ Creative Writing

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All writers have confronted writer’s block at some point. The symptoms are anxiety-producing just to think about: the blank page, an empty outline, assignments that seem too boring for words. But there are ways to knock down those obstacles to creativity, and one of them is animated video.

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Students on the Autism Spectrum: Making Animated Videos

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Today, students with ASD don’t have to just watch animated films—they can create them. New software makes producing animated videos easy and fun, and offers a powerful channel of expression for students who struggle with verbal communication.

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Teachers: Get Connected the Right Way!

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Some teachers are Luddites in the classroom; some are technophiles — but the best are right in the middle. Harness technology in ways best for your students, not based on your personal preference. Check out this video we made for Connected Educator Month!

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Millions of Reasons to Love GoAnimate for Schools

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Next time you want students to show you they understand a concept, consider having them create a GoAnimate for Schools project. You’ll find that they will watch their own videos over and over again

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Words that aren’t words

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When is a word not a word? When it was never a word to begin with!

Check out this new animated video from our team, laying exactly several words you should really stop using it.

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Animated Video for the Classroom: Why is it hotter in the summer?

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It’s a question we’ve all thought about. But the most common answer isn’t completely correct. Check out this primer on the Earth’s axial tilt and the Tropic of Capricorn.

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