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The St. Francis School for the Deaf in Brooklyn, NY has been using stop-motion for several years to give their students an alternative medium for understanding word problems, idioms, and place value.
Boston Arts Academy, an urban Boston school, has taken advantage of SAM Animation as an application to guide students from researching a subject matter to understanding a grading rubric. Utilized across science and math, this case study highlights the specific application to geometry.
A rural high school in Littleton, NH had the privilege of being one of the early adopters of SAM Animation. As an alternative to traditional lab reports, students were tasked with showing what’s happening at the molecular level during an experiment.
The McCarthy Towne school in Acton, MA, a suburb of Boston, utilized stop-motion animation at the lower grade levels as a mechanism to understand other cultures, such as Ghana in this particular example.
Polaris at Ebert, a magnet Denver public school, has every first and second grader create their own project using SAM Animation. From understanding geological formations to animal habitats, the students gain the skills needed to dream, plan, and execute an idea.