iThink is a series of animated short features that include the unscripted voices of some engaging groups of children discussing their ideas on a range of topics from rubbish to relationships. The style is similar to that of the documation creations by The Simmonds Brothers and the UKTV series Creature Comforts.
I can see these being used with students in a variety of ways:
- To model and promote dialogue between groups of students
- Explore concepts in a real life context students will find engaging and can relate too
- Demonstrate the use of animation to communicate thinking and new understandings
- Students may develop their own iThink style animations to reflect on their learning.