Eighth-grade video documentarians use WeVideo to shed new light on history

Emily Tsay for Schools, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Start with students who love history, add the thrill of competition, and combine those with a newly-minted passion for creating video documentaries and what do you get? A remarkable, authentic video created  by eighth-grade history documentarians Luka Abuladze and Aidan Mulvey. Under the guidance of enrichment teacher Jonathan Harvey, the pair took it upon themselves to represent Cavallini Middle School …

WeVideo’s New Chief Education Officer Wants to Meet You

Andrew Baum for Schools, News & Features, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

WeVideo was thrilled this month to announce that Dr. Nathan Lang has joined the company as our new Chief Education Officer. A former educator and administrator, and current author and popular speaker, Dr. Lang is a tireless advocate for helping schools tear down the legacy of classroom pedagogy in order to adopt methods that will fully prepare today’s students for …

Teach Less, Learn More

Robert Puffer News & Features

We Americans have a great deal to learn from Asia, as they have demonstrated by adopting our technologies and integrating them into their daily lives. In Singapore, when I am on public transport, it is the exception that someone is sitting without some device attached – texting, chatting, watching a drama, or playing some game. Technology has become an essential …

The White House Calls on WeVideo Student Filmmakers

Atanas Bakalov for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Recently, our team connected with officials at the White House to discuss the best way to leverage WeVideo’s vast education network to build awareness of the White House Student Film Festival. We are enthusiastic about the event and proud to be offering our support to the fest organizers by reaching out to the numerous talented student filmmakers using our video creation platform. …

Project-Based Learning in Singapore

Atanas Bakalov for Schools, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Operating under the motto “diligent in study and practice,” the Bukit Panjang Government High School (BPGHS) is among the top-ranked schools in Singapore, a country which itself vies for the number one spot on OECD’s prestigious PISA exam.  Though critical thinking is often touted as the cornerstone of Western education, explosive economic growth, and smart policymaking have propelled many countries in …

On Ebola from Africa: Students Putting 21st Century Skills to Action

Atanas Bakalov for Schools, Higher Education, Schools (K-12) 5 Comments

Consider this for a moment. As Ebola decimates populations in West Africa and carves room on the cover page of every major press release, a group of teenagers in Accra, Ghana took it upon themselves to dispel misinformation surrounding the deadly virus. Seemingly unperturbed by the proximity of the outbreaks, they used one of their class video assignments at Lincoln Community School to …

WeVideo Introduces Animation, Voiceover in Storyboard, Improves Dashboard

Nikolay Tchaouchev News & Features Leave a Comment

Fall is here, and so are the new features we are releasing. Most of you have been working with Ken Burns effect and now, we’re excited to announce its upgrade to animation. Another highly requested feature is Voiceover in Storyboard. You got it. Now you can quickly add voiceover to create powerful stories without switching to Timeline. Want to choose a custom …

Go Animate and WeVideo

WeVideo and GoAnimate Let Business Marketers Mix Animation and Video

Nikolay Tchaouchev for Work Leave a Comment

Almost every business owner we talk to wants to create an explainer video. Explainer videos are an engaging, effective way to share your business vision and have a direct effect on converting visitors into customers – viewers are 85% more likely to purchase a product after watching an explainer video (source: Internet Retailer). The problem – we’ve heard it again …