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Wednesday, July 27 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Frame by Frame: Using Stop Motion Animation in the Classroom

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“In today’s world, it’s no longer how much you know that matters; it’s what you can do with what you know.” With this belief, students need to be engaged in meaningful tasks, which represent their point of view and understanding. In the session, we will explore how using stop motion animation with elementary school children creates a classroom community of problem solving, collaboration, imagination and communication. We believe that learning is authentic when each student is an active participant in his or her own education. The presenters will:

  • Spotlight projects completed in our elementary school that have used stop motion
  • Emphasize the learning journey students went through with these projects 
  • Demonstrate how these projects naturally bring out higher order thinking skills in students
  • How stop motion can be used as a means of assessment 
  • Explore the academic rigor involved in these projects


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Garret Ferguson

About Garret Ferguson4th Grade Teacher, Lafayette Regional School, Franconia, NHGarret Ferguson is the fourth grade teacher at Lafayette Regional School in Franconia, NH. From his first year of teaching where his students created a historical documentary about a local iron furnace... Read More →
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Ben Woo

About Ben WooArt/Enrichment Teacher, Lafayette Regional School, Franconia, NH Benedict Woo is a Visual Art teacher and Enrichment Coordinator at an elementary school in Franconia, New Hampshire. He integrates technology with K-6 students through a range of multi-media projects. With... Read More →

Wednesday July 27, 2011 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Lexington - 4th Floor (C wing)

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