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VIDEO COLLECTION: Pixar In A Box Teaches Math Through Real Animation Challenges

While I have some of the same beef Christopher Danielson and MC POPPER Michael Paul Goldenberg express about Kahn Academy (see Does the Kha…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Sep 9, 2015

BOOK Profiles Disney's Involvement in WWII Effort

Disney During World War II (Disney Editions, Nov. 2014) encompasses the full range of material created by the Disney studio during the war,…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Mar 18, 2015

VIDEO: Animation Summarizes Children, Literacy & Film Research

Becky Parry, lecturer in childhood studies at the University of Leeds, has shared this video  summarizing her research findings. Stories…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Jul 25, 2014

Why Are All The Cartoon Mothers Dead?

The dead-mother plot is a classic of children’s fiction, but animated movies have supplied a new twist: the fun father has taken her place.…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Jul 7, 2014

ARTICLE/RESOURCE: Animating Your Classroom

Professional development educator Sam Gliksman sees the advantages of engaging students and teachers in animation productions, using the iP…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Jan 18, 2014

Animation App

 “McLaren’s Workshop” is a creativity app for the iPad that allows students to practice classic animation techniques that were pioneered by…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Oct 21, 2013

Ultimate Guide to 3D Animation

This UK-produced publication, Ultimate Guide to 3D Animation, (which I found at my local Books-A-Million store) is chock full of great advi…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Aug 27, 2013

BOOK explores animation techniques

Although The Encyclopedia of Animation Techniques is not new (Running Press Book Publishers, 1996) I found it to be quite informative and i…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Apr 8, 2013

VIDEO: Animated Astronaut Story

The legend of 9-year-old Ron McNair ignoring the segregation of 1959 to check out library books in Lake City South Carolina now can be expe…

Started by Frank W. Baker

0 Jan 28, 2013


This is one of my favorite short films to teach for a multitude of reasons. First, it requires students and teachers to flex their visual t…

Started by Ryan Goble

0 Aug 26, 2012



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