Teacher Review for Animoto

Animoto is a great way to combine text, photo, or graphics to tell a story about the lesson.

Judy H.
Media specialist/librarian
Show More
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time More than 15 minutes
Great for Creation
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
How I Use It
Teachers can use this to introduce a new topic, or for a concluding project at the end of a unit. Students can do this individually or as a group project. Students become editors as they decide what photos can be used that they have a legal right to use. When students are limited to the free Animoto presentation it only allows the student a few picture options, so they must limit what they use to the time limit.
My Take
I like that I could get an educator account and share Animoto with my class. Students liked the ability to include more graphics to tell their story when they went in on an educator's account. Educators need to limit students when using the educator's account or the students will create monster presentations.