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How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other

How Students Can Create Animated Movies to Teach Each Other | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
In addition to learning our content and curriculum standards, today's students also need to be able to do the following effectively: collaborate with one another, synthesize ideas, create content, ...

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, January 17, 2014 5:35 AM

Have you seen an RSA Animate video? Are you interested in learning how to make one or better yet, have your students make one? This post provides an in-depth look at how to go about have your students create an animated video that provides them with the opportunity to  practice 21st century skills (quoted from post below):

* collaborate with one another

* synthesize ideas

* create content

* communicate ideas clearly

* use technology

This activity is designed to have your students create content, providing you with materials to use in future classes as well as helping your current students understand the materiial.

The author, Jordan Collier, provides a detailed five-day plan. Day 1 would have you dividing students into groups of three, assign them a section of a chapter in a textbook, and determine the key facts that need to be taught. To read about how to assist them with this and the tasks for Day 2 - 5 click through to the post.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, January 18, 2014 7:46 AM

Great one

Eduardo Wegman's curator insight, January 19, 2014 10:29 AM

Collaboration is the key for future society development

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50 Ideas For Using Skype In Your Classroom

50 Ideas For Using Skype In Your Classroom | Technology and Education Resources | Scoop.it
Skype, the free, ubiquitous VOIP downloadable, offers some unique opportunities for tech-savvy teachers to get their students learning in exciting new ways.

Find ideas on how to use Skype to:

* Collaborate

* Communicate

* Connect

* And tools to help you do it!


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Edmilson Simões's curator insight, November 17, 2014 12:44 PM

Nowadays many teachers are using skype to give online class and also to interact with the students even they are out class. It brings lots of ideias for develop a good class with this important web tool.