Using GoAnimate To Help Fight Bullying In The Classroom

In the classroom, student engagement is essential to learning. Without this component, students are merely going through the motions. When I discovered GoAnimate, I realized immediately that it was a great product that my students and I would love. In just under 10 minutes, I was able to quickly create a professional-looking video to jumpstart one of the many professional development trainings I provide to other teachers at my site. Soon, I was also using it to teach new concepts in my classroom. Naturally, the next step was to introduce it to my students.

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Math, Language, And GoAnimate Add Up To Awesome

One of the biggest challenges I face with high school students and their understanding of math is that reading is difficult for them. When provided with vocabulary and notes, many students can’t seem to connect that information to solve word problems.

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Sixth Graders Use GoAnimate!

Sixth graders love to learn new things. They are smart, curious and technologically inclined. A few weeks ago, I whipped a quick GoAnimate video together for my students on a couple of topics we were learning in Social Studies. We are big Edmodo fans so many of my students viewed it before class, and to my surprise many of them had watched it several times. By the time we watched it in class, I had students asking if they could also make videos. Their enthusiasm was contagious! Not only did they want to make videos on things we were currently learning, they decided they should make review videos on previous learning. They volunteered to make their videos during lunch, evenings and weekends. We now have student-made videos on the three branches of government, a field trip to our capitol building, religions and much more.

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Top 5 Reasons Why I Love Using GoAnimate for Schools

As a technology coach, I am always trying to find tools that will help teachers feel comfortable using technology in their classrooms. I have found that once they are comfortable with a tool, they are less afraid of using technology on their own with their students and in their lessons. When I came upon Go Animate for Schools, I knew this would be the perfect tool to help teachers see how easy and intuitive using technology can be! Here are my top 5 reasons why I love GoAnimate!

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