Joker vs Storm Trooper!

A student at 811Q made this. You’re not so tough without Darth Vader, are you, storm trooper?

Jesus in Clay

Student Jesus wrote his name in claymation. He used fine motor skills to roll the playdoh and spelling, as well as Stop Motion Studio app on the iPad.

Stop Motion Animation at 811Q

A fun day introducing the middle school students of 811Q to stop motion animation and claymation. We used Lego minifigs, superhero dolls, and playdoh.

Stop Motion Movie

Finally, a video that answers the age-old question of whether aliens can keep snakes as pets.

Thank you Christine for sharing this stop-motion video you made with the Stop Motion Studio Pro app during the iPad Movies workshop yesterday.

Tangram or Pattern Blocks. I forget which.

Here are designs from the Math Learning Center App “Pattern Shapes.” What do YOU see in these images? There is a prize for the most original answer.

Talking Teddy

When I saw this display at the NYC school technology summit last week, I was mesmerized. Whether by fear or delight, cannot say. Yes, these are talking stuffed animals called Bluebee Pals. Children will love them.

The animals move their mouths to speak what is on the iPad (or sing, chant, moan, growl, etc.) and they sway their little bodies and shuffle their limbs.

Here are additional videos:

The animals come with their own apps, and can speak anything that is on the iPad.

Another Math Movie

Here is another math movies, made using Stop Motion Studio Pro app.

Math Movies, stop motion-style

Students made these stop motion videos using Stop Motion Studio Pro app. I approve!

Blue Screen

Who says you must use a green screen to make movie magic? This teacher used blue bulletin board paper hung from a wire across the room.

This was good for headshots and above-the-waist action.

Green Screen Amanda

Coworker Amanda is a green screen movie star. Here is the finished short

And here is the same movie, with the thin, gauzy veneer of reality torn asunder:

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