GoAnimate for Schools Gets Kids Animated About Learning

George Lucas once said, “We live in a visually sophisticated world, so we must be sophisticated in using all the forms of communication, not just the written word.” This statement captures the magic and power of GoAnimate for the classroom. GoAnimate for Schools has been a very powerful tool for students to develop meaningful projects that are aligned with the national standards.

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GoAnimate Provides Speaking Practice for English Language Learners

I am fortunate to be one of the teachers with early access to Edmodo’s app store. As a beta user, I was given $100 to spend on any of the apps available at the time. As I perused the apps, I was thrilled to discover GoAnimate for Schools. After watching the demo video, I decided to purchase it for my students.

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GoAnimate Grabs Their Attention: Bringing a Math Problem to Life!

What would you rather do to grab your students’ attention? Write a word problem on the board or create a short video of the same word problem, using GoAnimate? I choose GoAnimate! More and more, I have geared my Math lessons toward problem solving, and away from numbers on a page or a worksheet. I want my students to problem solve. When I watch them work to solve a “real world” problem, it makes me proud.

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Update on the Clipperton Project

GoAnimate for Schools is thrilled to update everyone on its partnership with The Clipperton Project.

The Clipperton Project is a collaborative, public conversation about environmental and international issues set in Clipperton, an uninhabited French island off the Mexican coast. It brings together artists and scientists from around the world and is a means through which they can merge arts and science to effectively convey and raise public awareness of global environmental and social issues.

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Kids And Teachers Give the GoAnimate for Schools App on Edmodo an A+!

GoAnimate for Schools recently released an app within Edmodo, and our class has been loving the new tool! Within Edmodo the students can open the GoAnimate app, and make their very own cartoons. The way that it is set up makes it really easy to start using, but at the same time there is always something new that we learn each time we make a cartoon in class.

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GoAnimate Busts A Myth: School Can Be Fun!

The best thing about my job as a K – 12 instructional tech coordinator is that I get to bring passion and creativity into classrooms. Content standards and state tests are important, but too often those things get the focus at the expense of what makes learning exciting. I am extremely grateful for the many times each school year when I’m part of a project where creativity and the content come together into a memorable learning experience

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Norway’s “Ny Giv” Program Uses GoAnimate for Schools to Teach Linguistic and Interlangual Skills to High School Students

Early spring 2012 a new project was launched into the Norwegian school system. It was called “Ny Giv” (in English it could be translated into something like “A fresh start”) The project is meant to give pupils in the last year of secondary school a boost to help them continue their education, and prevent drop-outs in the following years. I was assigned to be the teacher in Norwegian for these 15-year olds, and issued a focus on improving their reading and writing skills.

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GoAnimate Schools Kids in the Library… in Turkey!

GoAnimate! What a great tool for our English language learners!

I guide 1-8th grade students as an English teacher librarian here in Istanbul, Turkey. I think GoAnimate for Schools is a wonderful resource in the library and classroom. Not only do students get to play with the content they have learned, they’re also able to present what they’ve learned in a new and interesting way that appeals to not only their teachers but also their classmates as well. How many oral presentations and worksheet reviews can we sit through as educators and students?

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