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On Ebola from Africa: Students Putting 21st Century Skills to Action

Atanas Bakalov Education, Higher Education, Schools (K-12) 5 Comments

Consider this for a moment. As Ebola decimates populations in West Africa and carves room on the cover page of every major press release, a group of teenagers in Accra, Ghana took it upon themselves to dispel misinformation surrounding the deadly virus. Seemingly unperturbed by the proximity of the outbreaks, they used one of their class video assignments at Lincoln Community School to …

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Educators, Communicators and Storytellers: Start the Year Right!

Nikolay Tchaouchev Education 0 Comments

We believe Digital Natives will impact how we communicate and tell stories in the 21st century. That is why we are so passionate about working with youth in education. We are already seeing how the young cloud-generation is adopting new ways of telling stories. 2013 was the year during which educators and students across the USA truly discovered WeVideo. WeVideo …

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WeVideo supports White House K-12 Film Festival with additional prizes!

Nikolay Tchaouchev Education 0 Comments

We have also seen a lot of creative, smart and touching videos made by students from elementary to high schools. That is why we got really excited when we heard about the White House Student Film Festival, where the White House is calling out for K-12 students to submit short movies about the use of technology in the classroom. With …

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Personal Narrative and Digital Storytelling with WeVideo [Part 3]

Diana Madrigal Education, Higher Education, Personal, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

This is part 3 of our Personal Narrative and Digital Storytelling quick guide series. Read part 1 and part 2. Project and media management Once you have the music, images and narration is time to put it all together. After logging in to your WeVideo account the first thing you’ll want to do is create a project. Next, switch to …

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Create a Video Photo Story

Nikolay Tchaouchev Education, Higher Education, News & Features, Personal, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

One of the most common video projects is a photo story, and now with support for multiple drag and drop of clips, and Ken Burns Feature, creating one is easier than ever. Here is a quick guide to show you how to create an engaging photo story: Step 1  Prepare assets Gather the photos and graphics that you’ll use in your …

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Personal Narrative and Digital Storytelling with WeVideo [Part 2]

Diana Madrigal Education, Higher Education, Personal, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

This is part 2 of our Personal Narrative and Digital Storytelling quick guide series. Read part 1 in our series. Record narration Now that you’ve finished writing your script, it is time to prepare the story elements. A personal digital narrative is driven by the voice of the storyteller so recording a clean and clear audio is key. You can use …

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Personal Narrative and Digital Storytelling with WeVideo [Part 1]

Diana Madrigal Education, Higher Education, Personal, Schools (K-12) 1 Comment

Everyone has a story to tell. They range from a funny anecdote, a special moment in our lives, a complicated chapter in our journey or a simple “day in the life”.  But finding a compelling way to share it, that’s a different story. Remembering all the details can be quite challenging. You can easily get caught up in the sequence …

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How to Tell a Story With Video (and a Pony)

Nikolay Tchaouchev Education, Higher Education, Personal, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

One of the hardest things for beginning video storytellers to do is figure out what makes a good story “work”. Sure, you may love Star Wars, but it isn’t until you understand “why” you like it, that you can begin to make video stories that people actually like. I’m not saying every video you make has to be perfect, you’ll …

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Real Videos Created With WeVideo

Nikolay Tchaouchev Education, Personal 0 Comments

Wondering what kinds of stories you can tell using WeVideo? Get inspired here and see what others are making with the WeVideo online video creation environment. Dark Side of Me, User-Created Music Video Coheed and Cambria’s, Song. Created by YouTube user 4816152342 Fan Made Movie Trailer for The Avengers Made by YouTube user, 0210eddie, this Avengers movie trailer was created using WeVideo. …