Teaching Resource 2

Powtoon – Different Languages


Evaluation Matrix


Name of teaching resource

“Different Languages”

Weblink (if web based)


Who should this digital teaching resource be used with? (ie year/grade)

Kindergarten – Grade 1

How should it be used? (e.g. individual, whole class)

Whole class

Which subject or learning area would it be most appropriate to use in?

English – Language : Language variation and change (ACELA1426)

Identify the strengths of this teaching resource

Simple effective story-line to open up discussion and involve children to share their own family/culture. To be used as an introduction to group discussion around different languages.

Identify any weaknesses of this teaching resource

The speed of the resource may be a little fast, with a lot of text for children to follow. They would most likely need help slowing it down and reading it aloud to understand it.

Explain any ideas you may have for further use of this teaching resource

Slow down the pace of the resource, play with more color and background, and incorporate a recorded voice over to read the text aloud. Perhaps make the resource a little longer with more slides around different places around the world.



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