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Starting Animation

A while ago Andy Field posted a video clip of some work his pupils had made with Flash. It was an animation which spanned two computer screens. The pupils had each made an animation on their own computers, but synchronised them to work together. The animation involved a stick man throwing an object and another being hit by it. I showed my own students the video and asked them to collaborate in making their own multi-screen animations during one class period. The exercise is a good way to foster teamworking skills as there are a lot of variables to consider including timing, the animation speed, size, etc. Here are the results –

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