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					Technology Tipping Point:
 Animated and Interactive
        Language

             Tonya L. Witherspoon
        Educational Technology Specialist
            Wichita State University




Kansas Technology Leadership Conference 2002
Technology Tipping Points:
Making Connections
•People
•Standards
•Tools
•Resources
Animation helps children learn
• to make the transition from pictures to text
• to develop visual literacy skills
   •discriminate and interpret action and
     images
   •critical observation skills
• to improve the quality and quantity of their
  writing (pre-writing, storyboarding, editing)
Animation helps children learn
• to think critically (which looks better? What
  happens next? How do we…?)
• to utilize their multiple intelligence
• to construct meaning
• to collaborate and cooperate
• to use problem-solving skills
• that project-based learning is fun!
 Animation helps children learn
• sequencing and order concepts
• spatial sense in relation to self and environment
• how to describe an object in relation to another
  using positional language
• to work co-operatively in small groups
         http://www.tlp.on.ca/kidsmuse/kidsmuse_resource/less_clay.htm
Animation helps children learn
• to use descriptive language
• to build observation skills
• say a lot with a few words
• to be actively engaged in constructing meaning
  (asking questions, researching, discussing)
• that they can be a star!
Provides opportunities
Collaborate and work as a team
 Provides opportunities
Use humor to solve visual problems
Provides opportunities
Develop creative characteristics
 Fluency
 Originality
 re-definition
 Adaptation
 Elaboration
                      Clay Animation




Mueller Elementary Wichita, KS, Beth Adamson, 4/5 Grade Classroom
http://mueller.usd259.org/dilsaver/animation/ani1.html
                      Clay Animation




Robinson Middle School, Wichita, KS- Gail Boddy, 7/8 Grade Classroom
http://robinson.usd259.org/clayanimation/clay.html
                   Clay Animation




            Qui ckTi me™ and a Cin epak decompresso r are ne ede d to see thi s pi cture.




Wichita State University- Mary Sue Foster, Teacher Education/Art Methods
                   Clay Animation




             Qui ckTi me™ and a Cin epak decompresso r are ne ede d to see thi s pi cture.




Wichita State University- Mary Sue Foster, Teacher Education/Art Methods
                   Clay Animation




            Qui ckTi me™ and a Cin epak decompresso r are ne ede d to see thi s pi cture.




Wichita State University- Mary Sue Foster, Teacher Education/Art Methods
  High Tech?
Plain & Simple!
          Tech4Learning
        Clay Animation Kit
 Animation Software
 Book
 Clay
 Sculpting tools
 Accessories
 Work mat
 Technology Tipping Point:
  Animated and Interactive
        Language




                Tonya L. Witherspoon
           Educational Technology Specialist
               Wichita State University


Kansas Technology Leadership Conference 2002

				
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