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How to use FlipSnack Edu to teach social studies

October 23rd, 2013

If you’re planning a lesson about democracy, you should use this activity idea and the free template you’ll find here.

What you need:

  • Computers (with Microsoft Word) and internet access
  • This template

Activity plan

Start by asking students questions: What is democracy? Who invented it? How is our democracy different from the Athenian democracy?

After a short discussion, let students teach themselves more on the subject. This can be an individual or group activity. Have them do some research and make a brochure – this can be made in class or as homework. It will be a fun learning exercise. Read the rest of this entry »

Make a travel brochure with your class

October 23rd, 2013

If you want your class to engage in an interesting, fun and multi-curricular activity, use today’s ideea. This activity gives students an opportunity to express their creativity and learn about geographic features and historical sites.

Grades: 5th-12th

Materials:

  • Computers & internet connection
  • Microsoft Word or a similar program for creating the PDF
  • Optional: this template

Steps:

1. Students will have to create (from scratch or start from the template) a travel brochure that should include: Read the rest of this entry »

Use FlipSnack Edu in art classes. Lesson plan.

October 23rd, 2013

 

You can use FlipSnack Edu to showcase art created by your students. Here’s a lesson plan for your next art class.

Have your students learn about NeoPopRealism art and create a digital book with their own NeoWhimsy butterflies.

What you’ll need:
Computers with Microsoft Word, Paint and internet access
(Alternative: ink pen colored or markers, white cardstock paper and 1 camera)
This flipbook template

Lesson plan
Introduce students to NeoPopRealism art and Nadia Russ. Compare and contrast realistic art and NeoPopRealism. Then tell students to get ready to create some NeoPopRealism art that will be published as a digital book.
Have your students open Paint and set the Paint canvas to 600px width and 600 px height.
Alternative: You can ask students to draw on paper and photograph their work.

Demonstrate step-by-step how to draw the NeoWhimsy butterflies: draw the contours of wings. Then in the sections that appeared draw repetitive patterns: Read the rest of this entry »

Teaching the American Revolution with FlipSnack Edu

October 23rd, 2013

Many teachers use FlipSnack Edu to make teaching more engaging and fun. This post is about how you can use FlipSnack Edu to teach an important history lesson. Your students will remember it better and will enjoy their assignment.

What you need:

Computers with Microsoft Word and internet access
This flipbook template

How to make it:

Make a short recap of the American Revolution history, presenting all the significant events of the period including the Stamp Act, the Declaration of Independence, Valley Forge and the Articles of Confederation. Read the rest of this entry »