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I am a teacher and want to start on online website with videos to make work easy for both parents and teachers in mathematics for children. I saw this video and was wondering if someone could help me identify the software or techniques or better still tools used.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Mphoweh+Jude+Nzembayie

Please feel free to provide your suggestions which may have better options.

Thanks.

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  • $\begingroup$ I prefer Geogebra: you can draw graphs and geometrical shapes in quite a nice way. $\endgroup$ – Dominique Oct 5 '17 at 13:34
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Maybe start here: The Top 6 Animated Video Software In The eLearning Market:

  1. GoAnimate
  2. CrazyTalk
  3. iClone
  4. Toon Boom Harmony
  5. After Effects
  6. PowToon

Few of these are free; the link above gives pricing. Here is a PowToon image:


          PowToon
For totally free software, search for "free software to make simple educational animations."

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I personally started to make Math videos early this year with a Mac. My videos look a bit "rustic" because they are mostly hand-drawn, but they have some character and I think that makes them interesting (similar to an XKCD comic if you're familiar with that).

I use Microsoft OneNote (a free application) to write within. I use a Wacom Tablet (like $80) for writing on the screen (You hold a pen and OneNote records what you're doing. It is pressure sensitive too, which gives the writing a nice realistic quality).

I use software called "Movavi Screen Capture 4" to record what I'm writing. (Mac has a free screen capture included with Quicktime but Movavi lets you set a specific resolution, which I've found useful).

Finally, I will edit in "Final Cut Pro". (This is definitely optional and a bit of a cost/time expenditure). I bought an external Microphone to increase the quality of my voice as well.

The end result isn't a professional as what you're looking at, but it allows you to relatively quickly make a video to get some point across, which I think is extremely beneficial to students since they can watch/rewatch/rewind on their own time whenever they want.

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