Stop-motion animation in education, is an effective activity for students to consolidate their understanding of a; process, theme, topic or piece of text, ie story, scene or poem. As well as being a fun activity, using IT to engage, motivate, inspire and develop those important soft skills crucial to every students development.
The process of creating an animation film is very simple coupled with the recent development of stop-motion software and USB animation webcams, it's more accessible and easier than ever. Oscar Stringer, founder of Animation For Education has developed a strong reputation around the UK and abroad. Working in schools, colleges, Universities, for the BBC, Creative Partnerships, British Council, Film Education, BFI and BECTA and many local authorities. Using animation to inspire boys to write, teams to work effectively, schools to use ICT creatively, and empowering those that teach to develop a new skill which can inspire and amaze their students. Browse our examples,resources, ideas and approaches to animation in education. All the films were made by students or teachers on our animation courses and masterclasses.