CALLING ALL ANIMATORS (AND ASPIRING ANIMATORS)! The 8th iAniMagic Contest is the perfect opportunity for you to show off your work to the animation world and grow as an artist.
Self-expression is the intrinsic way in which we express what it feels like to be human.
It’s the avenue by which we communicate to ourselves and the world what we think, feel and believe. It helps us understand ourselves and the way in which we see the world better, but it’s not always pretty or productive.
The absence of self-expression can lead to unhealthy outbursts.
The world of self-expression can be hard to navigate for developing minds. It’s our job as adults to help them identify and try new methods of self-expression. Kids need to express themselves and find a healthy way to channel their creativity.
Why not introduce them to the art of animation? Not only does animation teach focus, but it also helps them learn something new and fun in the process.
Children see a huge benefit when they’re encouraged to engage in self-expression, according to Building Blocks for a Healthy Future. They possess higher self-confidence, individuality, problem-solving skills, and the ability to cope with their feelings. This ultimately leads to less stress and anxiety in the long term. Continue reading “Fostering Self Expression and Creativity in Kids through Animation”
Chinese is the most popular language in the world, with over 1.2 billion native speakers and rising! One of the best ways to prepare for the increasingly-globalized marketplace is to learn a foreign language…so why not learn Chinese?!
At Kdan, we embrace this mindset by creating a bilingual environment where both Chinese and English are spoken. As a native Chinese speaker, I will introduce three awesome and easy-to-use channels to help you learn authentic Chinese. So drop what you’re doing and take the first step to start learning Chinese today! Continue reading “Combining the Best Note-Taking Tool with Three Awesome Channels to learn Chinese”
It can be tough to find ways to exercise your creativity once the semester is in full swing and the assignments, projects, and tests start adding up. So how do you strike an effective balance between achieving good grades and finding fun, creative outlets?
We’re sharing four simple ways to unleash your creativity this semester. Continue reading “4 Simple Ways to Foster Creativity for Students”