Here is the latest film in the Technologies for Creative Learning series.
Animoto is a great web based application that produces videos from photos, video clips and music. For me it has excellent learning potential, and although this film uses mainly literary texts, I think that pupils creating their own films in almost any subject brings literacy alive – be it scientific, cultural, mathematical or indeed any other form of literacy. The point is that creating something new out of something learned is a powerful step towards deep understanding … I’ll let the film speak for itself …
Here are a couple of examples created during my own teaching …
A Case of Murder by Vernon Scannell
The Sick Rose by William Blake
The full collection of Technologies for Learning is on the Pedagoo blog here –