WeVideo Essentials

What will your students do with 650,000+ media assets at their fingertips? Introducing WeVideo Essentials

Rebecca Young for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

Fourth graders in San Francisco, CA bring their imagination to life with WeVideo Essentials. The Internet is supposed to put the world’s accumulated knowledge at your students’ fingertips. So why must young video creators waste 30 frustrating minutes in the wilderness searching for a ten-second clip of a spiral galaxy, only to then be told that they are violating someone’s …

Classroom Classmate Insight Education Digital Concept

Deeper learning demands deeper justification from edtech tools

Nathan Lang for Schools, Higher Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

There is a tendency, by both edtech vendors and users, to excitedly describe technology tools in terms of product features and benefits, faddish jargon and technical fireworks. When the conversation turns to the educational value of edtech tools, questions raised tend to be answered by positing a connection between the edtech tool to specific curriculum requirements or standards. For school …

Student finds voice through digital storytelling

Authenticity powers remarkable student digital story

Rebecca Young for Life, for Schools, Higher Education, Schools (K-12) 0 Comments

First-year BFA Film student Sara Hernandez Vallejo created this moving video as part of her first film class at the University of Central Florida’s School of Visual Arts & Design. As a full-time associate instructor and Graduate Scholar in the film production program at the University of Central Florida’s School of Visual Arts & Design, Orlando, Lisa Peterson has the …


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 …


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 …

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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 …