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Educator of the Month: Dana La Chapelle

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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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Resilience Project

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We are an alternative education high school that serves approximately 100 students who are working towards their high school diploma.  As with most students in alternative education, our students face tremendous obstacles that leave them burnt out and disconnected from those around them. The self-expressive nature of our Digital Storytelling class gives our students a voice, which can be the …

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College Hill High School Resiliency Film Festival

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College Hill High School is an alternative education high school that serves approximately 100 students. Earlier this year, 12 of their students got a chance to attend a local community college and learn how to create a digital story based on prior personal experiences. The young filmmakers are sharing experiences that touches very sensitive subjects such as racism, suicide, depression …

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Educator of the Month: Josh Nichols

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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

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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

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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

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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 …