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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Site Update: Unveiling the New GoAnimate For Schools

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G4S Tutorial: Get started guide for teachers We’re thrilled to announce that our site revamp is complete! We made a lot of great changes to your GoAnimate for Schools subscription, so we want to walk you through everything so you get a look at all the new features. See all the updates below and watch […]

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How to make sure your flipped classroom is safe and secure

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If you’re an educator or student who feels that the concept of the “lecture,” i.e. sitting and taking notes for an hour or two has little to no value, then flipping your classroom may be a solution that you will find appealing. The ‘flipped classroom’ typically inverts the traditional class model by shifting video lectures […]

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Animated Short for Back to School

Over the summer young Ezra experiences something of a growth spurt, but what he learns about himself — and Macy and Kingston and the SuperHero — measures well beyond any yardstick. Nothing is better than Ezra! Other people are nice! To all the teachers, students, and parents out there — enjoy the first day of […]

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