Video Newsletter: A gift of resources, December 2018

Emily Tsay for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12)

Dear Educators, Seasons greetings, educators! Our spirits are brimming with joy to share with you the brand new release of the Education Resource Hub. You’ll find lesson plans, video inspiration and tutorials submitted by educators like you! Santa will tell you all about it in our video. Check out our featured resources: Featured lesson plan: “Approaching Adulthood” podcast hyperdoc– This …

Learning through play

Why we value the process over perfection

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad for Schools, Schools (K-12)

Learning through iterative play and failure, not task-based perfection. I recall a childhood memory, very vividly. Growing up in the south, I remember the oh so familiar sounds of the singing cicadas in the summer. But one day, I had the opportunity to watch the fascinating phenomenon of a cicada transforming into an adult by shedding its skin. It was …

Video Newsletter: A cozy time for reflection with WeVideo Galleries, November 2018

Emily Tsay for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12)

Dear Educators, November is a great time for reflection. Pull together videos made from your students in the gallery and playlist feature of WeVideo. Share it with students, staffs, or like how this turkey son shared his videos with his turkey mom. And of course, WeVideo has you covered with privacy features, so only the people you want to see …

4 ways to showcase student work with WeVideo galleries and playlists

Emily Tsay for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12)

WeVideo galleries and playlists are a great way to showcase the amazing things happening in the classroom and greater school community. You can create playlists directly from finished videos and share videos within the privacy of your classroom, school, or district accounts. 4 ways to use the WeVideo gallery and playlists 1) Support school initiatives with monthly themed playlists  galleries …

Video Newsletter: Spooky video tips and more, October 2018

Emily Tsay for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12)

Dear Educators, Our QA engineer, Eddie, turned into a zombie 🧟, but he’s still pretty helpful around here! Check out this month’s newsletter full of things like how to make scary videos, setting the tone for parent teacher conferences, and more! And like Zombie Eddie says, you’re welcome to join us in our WeVideo for Educators Facebook group. Muahahahhaha! Did you …

Principal Spotlight: Andy Jacks, video and school leader extraordinaire

Emily Tsay for Schools, News & Features, Schools (K-12)

Happy National Principals Month! To celebrate all the amazing things principals do for our children and communities, we’re spotlighting Nationally Distinguished Principal, Andy Jacks. We’re super fans of Andy at WeVideo HQ for the incredible videos he makes on a weekly basis. Check out his famous #30SecondBookTalk videos – We Don’t Eat Our Classmates, It’s not Jack and the Beanstalk, …

3 ways video can help teachers set the tone for meaningful parent-teacher conferences

Emily Tsay for Schools, Schools (K-12)

Check out this fantastic conversation we had with Jennifer Eggert, Instructional Technology Coach from Bloomingdale, IL and Golden Apple Award Recipient, on the importance of setting the tone of your parent-teacher conferences and 3 fast and impactful ways to do that.   The shift toward student-centered conversations One of the biggest trends with parent-teacher conferences is student-led conferences. The student …

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Preparing Next Generation of Leaders at Oswego, New York

Allison Recker for Schools, Schools (K-12)

Fitzhugh Park Elementary School in Oswego is a special place, where staff and students take pride in their role as a Leader in Me school for developing leadership skills. One of the pillars of that focus has been the adoption of The Leader in Me–The Seven Habits of Happy Kids developed by the Steven Covey Foundation–aimed at promoting student leadership …

WeVideo Kindness Caught on Camera

Kindness caught on camera

Allison Recker for Schools, Schools (K-12)

Matthew Baganz has been teaching for 13 years in Florida, the Caribbean and Germany, ranging from grades 3 to 12. He recently shifted gears and joined the marketing department for an international school near Frankfurt, Germany, which he juggles with classroom teaching, communication management and math coordination. He shared with us one of his students’ favorite projects – a top …