We heard about PowToon the Google App on Teacher’s Corner back in October. Since then, I have had several teachers contact me about using it in the classroom. Animation is not only fun for students but it also challenges them on the progression of their thought process in digital form. Student’s not only create a good presentation, but have to strategically place objects, text, and pictures on their slides to create a dynamic animation where the progression of events flow naturally through the digital story.
Here are some good examples of PowToon’s from Mrs. Ritchason's 8th Grade Social Studies Class: