S.C. Teacher Uses Animation Software to Engage Young Minds

Monday, January 28, 2013

Not all children learn the same way. They can't all grasp a history lesson from a lecture. They can't all communicate what they have learned in class. And some dread going on stage for a school performance.

Bluffton Elementary School Principal Christine Brown was looking for a way to accommodate these students when she came across the idea of animation on the Savannah College of Art and Design's website. She met with one of the professors, who suggested a program called Flip Boom.

Now the school is in its fourth year using animation as a tool in education. The program allows students to create cartoons and get hands-on experience with what they've learned in class.

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