Ambassadors

Pros Helping Pros with Digital Storytelling Tips

Andrew Baum for Schools, Higher Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

A few months ago we highlighted a number of new Professional Learning tools and opportunities designed to help educators enhance their digital storytelling capabilities when using WeVideo. This month, we turned to some of the WeVideo Ambassadors, among the most adept digital storytellers and facilitators we know, and asked them for their thoughts and tips on improving one’s skills and …

Dr-Shane-Jenks

Digital Storytelling Comes to the ER

Andrew Baum for Schools, Higher Education 0 Comments

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 …

Back to school

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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Video-Editing Across Borders

Alia Braley and Melissa Rudd for Schools, Higher Education 0 Comments

As many students have experienced, studying for an exam can be very challenging with distractions everywhere. Melissa and Alia decided to put the various modes of procrastination into a song they later wanted to make a music video of. There was just one problem; one of them were traveling in Asia, while the other one stayed in Boston. They chose …

little girl

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 …

WeVideo ISTE 2015

ISTE 2015: EdTech, Ribbons and Milkshakes!

Casey Schumacher for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

The WeVideo team just got back from spending 4 days in the lovely city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to participate at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and Expo! We had the opportunity to connect with hundreds of educators and industry representatives to talk about what’s new in EdTech. We were so impressed by the booths at ISTE— …

Using Text in Video or Film

Using Text in Your Video

Lauren Colman for Life, for Schools, for Work, Higher Education, Media, Nonprofit, Real Estate, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Movies and videos are often remembered for the images, storylines, and musical accompaniment. You may not realize, though, that text can help tell the story just as much as the images. What would a newscast be without the name of the person being interviewed at the bottom of the screen? Can you imagine the latest action film without the opening title …

Ken Burns Effect Video Editing

Being Ken Burns: Using Static Photos in Your Videos

Lauren Colman for Life, for Schools, for Work, Higher Education, Media, Nonprofit, Real Estate, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Adding a still image among video clips can stop the flow of your story, jolt the viewer and give your video a slideshow feel. One way to introduce movement is to apply the Ken Burns Effect, an effect that simulates the movement of a camera when recording footage. This effect is named after the filmmaker that made this his signature …