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Educator of the Month: Josh Nichols

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

Josh Nichols is a 4th-7th Grade STEM teacher in Stockbridge, Michigan.  He has taught his entire 20 year career in a Project Based Learning Environment. Along with two other teachers he created a school within a school that focused on Project Based Learning. He found out quickly there were fellow teachers across the U.S. interested in teaching in a Project …

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Self Interview on Asperger’s Syndrome

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

Green screen, also known as chroma key or color keying, is a fun feature that lets you fly with dragons or ride a unicorn. By removing a color from your video and adding layers, you can create a video starring you in all 11 roles or “travel” from Paris to New York in seconds! Quay, a student from North Carolina, …

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Educator of the Month: Jennifer Leban

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

More than 6,000 schools around the world are using WeVideo, and we are thrilled to see all the amazing and creative projects that are created using WeVideo every day. We are going to highlight a WeVideo Education rockstar that greatly inspires us every month. This month, we want to introduce you to Jennifer Leban from Illinois. Jennifer is currently a …

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Every child has a story

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

School just started. Why not start the year off right with visual storytelling in the classroom? Excite and engage your students with safe and secure collaborative WeVideo video editing tools. Every child has a story. Give them the tools to express it. WeVideo for Schools allows students to be content creators and storytellers and helps encourage students to achieve shared …

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Unforgettable

Audrey Xu for Life, for Schools, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

My name is Audrey Xu. I’m 16 years old and I go to Havergal College in Toronto, Canada. In March 2016, a last-minute trip to Tanzania came up after our partner boys’ school, Crescent School, needed a couple more students to join them. Now, I knew at the beginning of the year that I wanted to go on an excursion …

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Powerful Project Based Learning

Steve Wick for Schools, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

In recent years, I’ve shifted my thinking about content in my classroom. I teach an AP Course and the content is important if I am going to help my students meet their goals for the AP Exam. Traditionally, I’ve taught the content and then asked students to demonstrate their understanding of the content. This would frequently take the form of …

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Using Technology to Create a Positive Classroom Culture

Kris Edwards for Schools, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Creating a positive climate and culture in your classroom at the beginning of the year is essential. April Wurtsmith, a fifth grade teacher in her second year of teaching at Independence Elementary, really wanted to start the year right last fall, making sure she and her students got to know each other well to create a positive, inviting classroom for …

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Top 10 reasons why I like WeVideo so much

Lisa Berghoff for Schools, News & Features, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

I have met with so many teachers in the last few weeks who are excited about their students’ final projects, except for one small detail. It seems that the students do a fantastic job of collaborating, problem solving, researching, and compiling information to share. The issue comes to surface when the students actually present to their classmates. They take weeks …

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What’s holding you back?

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

We have millions of users that sign up for our free account every year. We created this product to allow anyone to get started with WeVideo and learn to create amazing storytelling videos. It’s been a huge success. However, over and over again, we see educators use the free version in the class room. We highly discourage this, and here …