Category: animation

Domo Animate – create animation online

http://domo.goanimate.com/ – Domo Animate (from the creators of Go Animate) is a school-friendly version of Go Animate for pupils to create animations free online.  It lets pupils animate characters of their choice and add music and sound effects from a bank of sounds.  Pupils can add speech as text bubbles and add interactive elemtns for …

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Game-making in the primary classroom with 2DIY from 2Simple

2DIY from 2Simple (now part of Purple Mash online suite of tools) provides the means for teachers and primary pupils to create their own interactive resources, activities, games, puzzles, quizzes. With this software teachers and primary school children themselves can create cross-curricular, personalised resources and use them on whiteboards, websites, blogs or a learning platform like Glow. Learning is …

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Royalty-free sound-effects and music for multimedia presentations

Schools are often looking for royalty-free sound-effects and music for multimedia presentations – music or sound effects which pupils and staff can use in their videos, stop-motion animations, online or Powerpoint presentations.  And of course they wish to ensure that they are not infringing the rights of others so look for free sources of music and …

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Image Manipulation Tools

There are many image manipulation tools available for teachers, or their pupils, to use.  Many of these for free. Some require software to be downloaded and many are able to be used online. Schools use images in so many ways – both in print form and for use on websites, blogs, or elsewhere. Here are some of the …

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SAM Animation for creating stop-motion animations in the classroom

SAM Animation stop-motion-animation software (demo-version) from Tufts University is great to create stop-motion animations.   It has a free to download version and the SAM Animation site has online help-guides. What is SAM Animation? SAM Animation provides a tool for pupils to make stop-action movies using a USB camera or webcam.  SAM originally stood for “Stop-Action Movies.” Features of SAM …

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