Teacher Review for Educreations

This is a simple, easy-to-use app that you can use to produce whiteboard-style videos or pair with Apple TV to project work on a screen.

Dan L.
Classroom teacher
Great Lakes Elementary School
Holland, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I've used Educreations to make math videos that are paired with the lessons in our text (http://www.educreations.com/profile/5883378/). It is easy to use, and I especially like that you can type in text, add photos, etc. Students can go home and see the lesson again. Students with iPads can project work onto the big screen using Apple TV, which results in a high level of engagement.
My Take
I like this product and used it for over a year. If you want a more advanced video creator with more features, Knomia or Explain Everything might be the way to go. It would probably be best to start with Educreations or Show Me, which are both simpler and easier to use.