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How a British Prep School Became Storytellers

Lise Framstad Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

2016 was a record year for WeVideo. Never before have we received so many creative, high-level videos created by young students and educators. While digital storytelling has been trending in the US for a while, we noticed the past year that Europe has embraced the trend and we’ve seen some wonderful video creations from all around the world. Newton Prep School …

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A Portable, Wearable Green Screen?

Jennifer Leban Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

I’ve been asked a few times to give some more information about my DIY portable green screen for video production. Which is actually kind of embarrassing due to the extreme primitive nature of its construction… but here’s the scoop: I was slated to do the Google Summit Demo Slam, and I had decided that my topic would be color keying, …

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Using WeVideo with Chromebooks to Create Stop Motion Videos

Heather Adams Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Students Create Stop Motion Videos with Chromebooks, WeVideo and Ingenuity While we are always inspired by the creative videos students and teachers share with us, sometimes it’s the amazing stories of hard work and ingenuity off camera that steal the show. Recently, Illinois Hubble Middle School teacher Heather Adams challenged her students to create stop motion movies. Stop motion is …

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Educator of the Month: Aaron Johnson

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Aaron Johnson is a media specialist at Western Middle School, one of three middle schools in Greenwich Connecticut. Western has approximately 550 students, and in 2015, all secondary schools in their district went 1 to 1 chromebook. Chromebooks are inherently internet devices and WeVideo presented the district with the only viable cloud based video editing solution. Students and teachers are …

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WeVideo Partners with SkoleTube to Enhance Denmark’s Digital Learning Landscape

Lise Framstad Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

WeVideo today announced a new partnership with SkoleTube, Denmark’s number one online media platform for primary, university and seminary education. Effective immediately more than 600,000 Danish primary school students and teachers representing more than 90% of Denmark’s schools can use WeVideo’s Cloud-based digital storytelling tools for collaborative video projects in all subjects and at every grade-level. The solution is also …

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Educator of the Month: Greg Lawrence

Lise Framstad Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Greg Lawrence is currently the Director of Technology for the Wentzville School District. As a former district instructional technology coach and a middle school computer and vocal music educator, he has seen and is motivated by the engagement technology creates.  He was a recipient of ISTE’s Making IT Happen award in 2012.  Greg is also a Google Apps Certified Administrator, …

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Rapunzel

Lise Framstad Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Joseph Letson’s drama class at Lauffer Middle School in Tuscon, Arizona,  is doing a selection of short plays using WeVideo.  In this retelling of Rapunzel, they are using effects such as green screen, Ken Burns and voice-over to bring the story to life:

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Educator of the Month: Dana La Chapelle

Lise Framstad Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Dana La Chapelle is a 7th-8th grade Video Productions Teacher at Toby Johnson Middle School in Elk Grove, CA.  This is her 11th year teaching Video Productions. Dana taught Yearbook, Computer Technology and elementary school during her first 7 years of teaching. She boasts of having the best job on the planet and absolutely loves helping students and other teachers …

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Create a video Christmas card

Lise Framstad News & Features 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year: Santa shows up in your local shopping mall, every tree in your neighborhood lights up and friends and family sum up their year in a long holiday card. Instead of sending the traditional holiday card that might get lost in the mail, send a joyful video greeting with some of your best memories from 2016! WeVideo’s …