"Nuggets" is an animation by German animation director Andreas Hykade. It's an instant classic that exemplifies the beauty of simple yet meaningful communication. It's a must-watch:
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This blog is where we announce new videos & talk about the power of explanation & the change it can create.
We love to see students and teachers work together on Common Craft style videos. Almost every day we see photos and videos from classroom projects like this one. You can find 100's Common Craft style videos on YouTube.
While these live-action videos are awesome, Common Craft style videos can also be created using GoAnimate's online video maker. Last year, we partnered with GoAnimate to offer Common Craft Cut-outs as an upgrade to their standard product. Today, this access has been extended to teachers and schools.
GoAnimate for Schools offers the GoAnimate video maker with pricing and features that are specific to educational use. And for the first time, Common Craft Cut-outs are available as an add-on to GoAnimate for School accounts.
Learn more at the GoAnimate for Schools pricing page, where you'll find the image below:
It's new video time! This video was suggested by Common Craft members and explains a concept called The Internet of Things in just over 2 minutes.
About This video:
The internet is evolving. It used to be made of computers, but today, the internet includes all sorts of “things” that can work together. This video explains the Internet of Things and what it can mean for both individuals and communities.
What it teaches:
As any subscriber to our newsletter knows, at Common Craft, we love our dogs. Recently we noticed something: Common Craft Cut-outs and dog photos can easily be combined to create funny creatures.
“Maybe the Dragon” was the original. Our friends loved it:
The more we played with the Cut-outs the more we laughed. It's so fun! Soon enough Bosco became a (somewhat reluctant) vampire/devil:
This online guide is free and provides step-by-step instructions for making Creatures using our Cut-outs with presentation software (PowerPoint or Keynote). It's easy!
From dragons and dinosaurs to pigs and goats, the new Cut-outs provide unlimited mix-and-match opportunities. We've focused on dogs, but you can create creatures from any digital photo of a pet, person or object.
All Creature Cut-outs are available within the Creature Guide and delivered as .ZIP files. You'll find:
All Creature Cut-outs are free for Common Craft members and available as a pack in the Cut-out Library.
Get started at http://commoncraft.com/creatures.