Teacher Review For Animoto

Great site for creating presentations using still images, short videos, and music.

Mona E.
Technology coordinator
Huntington High School
Huntington, WV
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
EdTech Mentor
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 4
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
How I Use It
I use Animoto in my classroom as a tool for student created presentations. I give students the option to use the presentation tool of choice and Animoto gives them another tool. The students really like to use this site.
My Take
Animoto is easy to use. Students can use images, short videos, and music to create presentations. Text slides can be inserted which aids in the explanation of the pictures and videos. It is very easy to revise and move the slides to get the desired presentation. Teachers can apply for a free education account (https://animoto.com/education/classroom). Once the account is created Animoto will email the teacher a code they can pass along to their students to use when creating their accounts. This allows students access to more templates and a longer presentation time than a regular account.