WeVideo is heading to ISTE18!

Allison Recker News & Features Leave a Comment

The WeVideo team is looking forward to another great ISTE conference. This year, ISTE is in Chicago, Illinois. In addition to great hotdogs, great baseball and a great lake the windy city is drawing in an estimated 15,000 educators to learn the latest and greatest in educational technology during more than 1,800 sessions and events. WeVideo is thrilled to be …

Digital storytelling, innovation and video creation in the San Ramon Valley

Allison Recker News & Features, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Adopting some of the best principles of their Silicon Valley neighbors, the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF) has created a high-tech style ‘incubator’ program to develop new STEAM curriculum. Now in its fourth year, the SRVEF Imagineering Enrichment Program tests new curriculum offerings, using the vital enrichment program format to evaluate edtech and develop classes that are easy to …

Enhancing project-based learning with video creation

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Project-Based Learning (PBL) provides experiences through which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. Additionally, it allows students to strengthen the skills they need for life (i.e., critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, leadership, etc.) and to engage in learning that’s fun …

Enhancing formative assessments through video creation

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Formative assessments are intended to help students grow in their learning by providing evidence of their proficiency with particular content standards or skills by use of specific feedback. Traditionally, formative assessments come in the form of quizzes, homework, writing prompts, performance tasks, etc. Although these forms of assessment may provide some evidence of where a student is in relation to …

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) Leave a Comment

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 …

WeVideo now works with your school’s LMS

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One thing we know for sure is that the best edtech tools are ones that are easy-to-use, accessible, and blend seamlessly with the classroom environment. That is why we are so excited to announce that WeVideo now integrates directly with two of the most popular Learning Management Systems, Schoology and Canvas. This valuable enhancement is free to WeVideo for School …

What are educators saying about the impact of video creation in their classrooms?

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A summary of the 2018 Educators on Video in the Classroom study: Teaching video creation skills provides a unique opportunity to shift a student’s perspective from a passive consumer of content to an engaged, empowered originator and owner of ideas. These are traits valued in higher education and the modern workplace. Video creation and consumption are becoming increasingly integral to …

Reach your business goals with square video

Shape Matters: Create, publish and share square video with all WeVideo individual & business subscription plans

Rebecca Young for Life, for Work, Media, News & Features, Nonprofit, Real Estate Leave a Comment

Video dominates our social feeds these days. Facebook users alone watch 100 million hours of video per day. But while we love video, both for personal sharing and business engagement, not all video is created equal. Quality and content (and of course, cute cats) matter, but did you know that the shape of your videos matters, too? Facebook recommends square …

GEG Film Festival student winners

Insider’s View: The GEG Film Festival Seen from the Big Stage

Jennifer Leban for Schools, News & Features, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

WeVideo was very proud to continue its ongoing sponsorship of the Google Education Group Film Festival. This special annual event is a remarkable showcase of the creative talent of students. It is also a fantastic resource for educators interested in having their eyes opened to all the potential video creation has to offer, with incredible panels by some of the …