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Project-Based Learning: Why educators are revising lesson plans

What is project-based learning?   Critical thinking, collaboration, teamwork, and presentations are key elements involved in project-based learning. Another way to view project-based learning is as a tool used to train students for the workforce through hands-on approaches. Project-based learning…

Working with Powtoon in the classroom (for students)

Welcome to a new and exciting way for you to create Powtoons and post them directly to your instructor’s classroom page. The first thing you will need to do is to click on the signup link that your teacher will…

Working with PowToon in the classroom (for teachers)

You are about to embark on a whole new journey in the world of education. In this tutorial we will take you step-by-step as you create your virtual classroom. Your students will now have a better way to submit Powtoons:…

Presentation Design – The PowerPoint alternative

Considering how many presentations we give and watch in our lives, you’d think good presentation design would be a common and easy skill. So how come most presenters use slides that look absolutely terrible? Do you always use PowerPoint’s default…

How To Flip a Classroom

Why has flipping the classroom become so popular?   Technology is changing the dynamics of learning; how do you flip a classroom and engage your students? The traditional teaching method of standing and lecturing at students and assigning homework based…

Should You Make Your Own Video or Hire an Animator?

Master Powtoonist and Presentation designer Carl Kwan explains in this short animated video clip how to decide if you you should create your own animated videos or hire a pro to make them for you. Powtoon is a great tool…