Tips for recording better video

3 Tips to Record Better Videos

Lauren Colman Business, Education, Higher Education, News & Features, Personal, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Mobile devices have become the go-to video recorder for most people. With the cameras in phones becoming better and better why wouldn’t you use your mobile devices to capture video? Check out these tips to help you make the most out of your phone’s camera. 1. Keep shots short No one wants to sit through 8 hours of continuous video …

How to Create a Video Business Card

How to Create a Video Business Card

Lauren Colman Business Leave a Comment

Business cards have come a long way from their origins in 15th century China. Used to exchange information and forge relationships, business cards have become an integral part of networking in the business world. As digital media saturates our everyday lives, it’s time for the standard business card to join the 21st century. This doesn’t mean you should ditch the …

Digital Storytelling: My Foodie Vacation

Digital Storytelling: My Foodie Vacation

Lauren Colman Personal Leave a Comment

We’ve all been there. You get back from your vacation and you realize you took nearly 1,000 pictures and video clips! How did that happen? Your family and friends don’t want to sit through a slideshow of all 1,000 snaps. That could take all day! Take a look at all of those memories and look for a common theme. Did you …

WeVideo for Education

Curricular Gamification with Video

Robert Puffer Education, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

When I was young my family collected S&H Green Stamps when we shopped. We tried our best to patronize stores that offered them. My job was to paste them into the books and keep track of how many more we needed to accumulate to receive the reward in exchange for them. It was a family activity. We decided as a …

Students Using WeVideo

Holistic ABCs: Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Domains

Robert Puffer Education, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Too often when sitting in rows, students do not have enough opportunity to practice social interaction. Video projects provide opportunities for young people to collaborate on content-related topics while honing their social skills. When learning, we need to reflect on the learning itself to actually grow from it. Fast-paced societies allow far too little time for such reflection, especially in our youth. Teachers feel …

Collaborative Podcasting

Collaborative Podcasting

Jeff Bradbury Education, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

What does collaborative learning look like? For the last eighteen weeks, students in my History of Rock and Popular Music class have been researching classic rock bands and reading broadway bibliographies in a completely digital hybrid learning environment with technologies such as Kidblog, Smore, iPads, and Google Apps for Education. For the final project in this class, students formed small groups …

Students using wevideo on mobile device

Incorporating Video Activities into the Curriculum

Robert Puffer Education, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

  When I am creating a long-term assignment or project for my students, I am looking for the student teams to engage in the processes of planning and organizing through discussion. Because these are long-term projects, I also expect more thought to go into the outcome. Using information and communications technology (ICT), I am hoping that the creative process includes active listening …