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 …

Deeper learning demands deeper justification from edtech tools

Nathan Lang for Schools, Higher Education, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

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 …

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 …

Student finds voice through digital storytelling

Authenticity powers remarkable student digital story

Rebecca Young for Life, for Schools, Higher Education, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

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 …

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

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

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 …

WeVideo Green Screen T-Shirts

A t-shirt for your thoughts

Rebecca Young for Schools, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

At WeVideo, we believe that video creation is more than a tool for completing assignments. It is a path to creative problem solving, higher level thinking, and student voice.  With your help, we want to motivate all teachers and students to use the full potential of WeVideo’s learning platform to empower students to be creators and help them to actively …

Student video creation

Student Video Creation: 5 ways to ensure it aligns with district-tier goals

Nathan Lang for Schools, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

While much is made of the value of video creation in the classroom, school and district administrators are concerned about bigger, broader, clearly demonstrable results that reach across their entire student body. Additionally, it’s important to highlight the level of rigor, thinking, and multi-dimensional learning that occurs through the video creation process. Dr. Nathan Lang, WeVideo’s chief education officer, had …

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 …

Share some love with video

Six ways to share the love with video this Valentine’s Day

Rebecca Young for Life, for Schools, for Work, News & Features Leave a Comment

Whether you’re looking to send Valentines to friends and family, create a memorable gift for that special someone, or up your business’ holiday marketing game, video is the way to go. Facebook users alone watch over 100 million hours of video every day.  In other words, the way to your sweetheart’s—and your customer’s—heart is through video. But even the most …