Animoto for Education - service exclusively for teachers. Animoto for Education gives teachers, grades K-12, unlimited access to the full range of Animoto’s services, both standard and premium, for free. Since launching last year, Animoto has become a popular tool among teachers, researchers, librarians and other educators around the globe, who use it to bring presentations and lesson plans to life in a whole new way.

Register - to get the full benefits available to educators make sure you sign up for an educator account at After signing up for your educator account you will receive an email from Animoto with a promotional code that you will use when you create your account. This promo code can also be used to create student accounts. Make sure you create your accounts before your code expires. I highly recommend visiting the Getting Started with Animoto for Education below to guide you through the process.

Getting Started with Animoto for Education provides information on
Signing up for your account
Tips for creating student accounts (Refer to the FAQ section of the Getting Started guide for student account options)

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Animoto - Education Edition - thoughts from a Tech Specialists blog post with useful information regarding education accounts.

What Others Are Saying about Animoto - the links below provide reviews and examples of how Animoto is being used in education. Many have examples of Animoto videos linked.

School Library Journal - Announcing: Animoto for Education
Ms. De Santis' Blog - The New Animoto
Teaching College Math - Funky Function Notation
Simply Teaching - More Animoto Video Poems
Free Technology for Teachers - Animoto in the Special Education Classroom
Rockingham County Public Schools - Using Animoto at RCPS

Other Resources

- great step by step handout created by Rockingham Schools in Virginia
Wildcats Review the Rules - video created by a third grade teacher to use at the beginning of the school year to introduce the class rules.

- a handout that explains how to get your educator account, sign up students, and create videos