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16 Websites and Apps for Making Videos and Animation

Lights, camera, learning! Media-making picks that put students in the spotlight.

May 02, 2014
Erin Wilkey Oh Executive Editor, Education Content and Distribution
Common Sense Education

CATEGORIES In the Classroom, Out-of-School Learning, Technology Integration

From slide shows and stop-motion animation to short films and remixes, video-making is a tried-and-true way to get kids engaged in building, demonstrating, and sharing knowledge. These video and animation apps and sites offer user-friendly tools and features that make it more fun than ever to get kids' productions created, edited, and polished. There are also a few tools that feature video-based formative assessment, so kids can record and share their video reflections.

See the rating of each app, game, and website on our Top Picks List: