YouTube for publishing animation
Students have to
Students have done well if they have
assessment grid on the following aspects:
(also see below)
Prepare PCs and Internet to avoid losing time booting.
If your students have problems understanding the instructions in the tutorial for Powtoon, prepare a simplified hand-out in English of in their L1 and be prepared to explain the tool and assist your students with their progress.
Use the grid below to have your students evaluate the various games see final page
Make sure that all games are tried out and sufficient feedback is given to each student on their products.
A final discussion on the final corrected versions should take place in class and be attended by every student.
Students are motivated to use the target language in the context of explaining the instructions to a game that they really enjoy.
They are likely to enjoy creating an animation and expanding their ICT skills
Based on the feedback from their colleagues, they may try to use PowToon for other situations and presentations.
Teachers might like to apply PowToon for their own teaching purposes, integrating animations in teaching units on Smartboard or Promethean or another whiteboard.
The task travels well as PowToon is easy to understand and to teach students to use. The task also furthers creativity and requires the application of the target language while using ICT on the basis on CEFR.