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Expanding Professional Learning Opportunities and Resources for Educators

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Digital storytelling with video presents educators with both opportunity and challenge. There is so much potential for projects and teaching methods that really grab students’ attention and get them excited for learning. But, of course, success relies on the ability of educators to confidently work with the technology. Most people aren’t video or even computer experts. That can make this …

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Digital Storytelling Comes to the ER

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Dr. Shane Jenks is an academic emergency physician at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. That means that in addition to practicing emergency medicine, he also supervises and teaches medical residents. As the assistant program director in charge of the educational curriculum, he is also in charge of all the non-clinical education of residents–classroom time spent in simulated patient …

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Exclusive Features Come to WeVideo for Microsoft Windows

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No matter what platform or combination of devices your school relies on, WeVideo’s powerful cloud-based video editing helps you and your students do great creative work without limitations. Sometimes, however, a new platform creates a very special opportunity. As promised when WeVideo was revealed by Microsoft at ISTE 2017 as one of the premier applications for the new Microsoft Windows …

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Back to School Special: New Subscribers Take Additional 10% Off WeVideo for Schools Education Plans

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Are you interested in bringing digital storytelling to your classrooms, but hesitant because of budgetary concerns early in the school year? WeVideo wants to help. Whether you have specific projects already in mind, want to explore flipped classroom techniques, or are excited to expand video to all facets of your curriculum, WeVideo for Schools  plans offer everything you need at …

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5 Great Projects to Start the Year

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What’s the best way to get your students engaged and excited from day one of the new school year? Instead of the same old “what I did with my summer vacation” essay, get them hands on with a fun, multi-faceted digital storytelling project at the get go! Bruce Reicher, technology teacher and WeVideo ambassador extraordinaire, recently offered up some great …

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Four Tips from a Storytelling Master

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Digital storytelling and the recognition of its power as a technique for active engaged learning may seem new to many of us, but it has a long and rich history. Among the most remarkable centers of this movement is StoryCenter, an organization born in the 80s as the theater company, Life On The Water, and then emerged in the 90s …

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Great Video Starts with Your Ears

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You may have encountered Atanas Bakalov as one of the tireless leaders on our education team. But you might not know that Atanas is not only a passionate voice for education, but he’s an experienced professional TV and film technician! This month he’s dug into his bag of tricks to share some helpful audio tips that you can use in …

High school students view testimony on the Shoah Foundation website during a class at USC Hybrid High in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday May 1, 2013. Photograph by David Ahntholz and Tracy Boulian

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WeVideo Upgrades Power Expanded USC Shoah Foundation IWitness Program

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USC Shoah Foundation has an incredible history. It was started in the mid ‘90s by famed director and producer Steven Spielberg as a means to capture the testimonies of witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust. Later it became USC Shoah Foundation – The Institute for Visual History and Education and its mission expanded to educate about and address the atrocity …

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Knightsbridge Students Dive In and Share the Experience of the Great Fire of London

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Students at Knightsbridge School, London, recently transported themselves through time and space as they learned about, and virtually experienced, one of London’s most famous and formative events—the Great Fire of 1666. The project was inspired by an exhibit created by the Museum of London called Fire! Fire! commemorating the 300th anniversary of the infamous disaster that paved the way for …