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  1. 1. An Introduction and Some Classroom ApplicationsA presentation by Kelsey Fanning<br />
  2. 2. What is ToonDoo?<br />Toondoo is a web-based comic strip creator that allows users to select from inbuilt props, characters, backgrounds, and layouts in order to create their own comic strips.<br />ToonDoo allows students to use their creativity and technology simultaneously.<br />
  3. 3. Using ToonDoo<br />ToonDoo uses a drag-and-click feature to allow users to choose the images they want to use and position them within their comic. <br />Other features allow you to:<br />Upload images from your computer or import them from the web<br />“Draw” images with your mouse (similar to the Paint program we’re all familiar with)<br />Create your own characters <br />Comment on others’ cartoons<br />Collaborate with other users<br />
  4. 4. An avatar I created with the feature that creates personalized characters, TraitR, on<br />
  5. 5. ToonDooSpaces<br />ToonDooSpaces is ToonDoo product that allows users to create ToonDoo projects in a controlled, private web environment. This service requires that users purchase a license, and cost depends on the number of users with access to the space. <br />
  6. 6. Using ToonDoo in the Classroom<br />Andrew Marcinek used ToonDoo in his classroom while teaching Shakespeare’s Hamlet in Ardmore, PA. <br />He assigned students to take notes on key passages, discuss them in class, and then translate these passages into cartoons <br />Andrew discusses using ToonDoo in a blog post on Classroom 2.0: / forum/ topics/toon-doo-is-cool-for-school<br />Andrew’s cartoon of Hamlet I.ii.1-2 and 65<br />
  7. 7. Using ToonDoo in the Classroom<br />Activity 1:<br />Create a cartoon, but leave the dialogue blank.<br />Show students the cartoon and have them fill in what the characters might be saying.<br />
  8. 8. Using ToonDoo in the Classroom<br />Activity 2:<br />Give student’s a specific scene, and have them fill in the characters and dialogue. <br />
  9. 9. Using ToonDoo in the Classroom<br />Activity 3: <br />As a class, make a comic book. <br />Start with a very general story line, and allow each student to take a turn developing the plot.<br />Have students work together to revise the story for correct language use. <br />Once the story is finished, it can be read to the class and/or used platform for developing other activities. <br />