Video Newsletter: Spooky video tips and more, October 2018

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

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) Leave a Comment

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, …

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Student Voice: Finding the courage to tell your story

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad for Schools, News & Features, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

At one time or another, we have all faced an experience that forced us to choose to conform to expectations or to challenge them head-on.  Maybe it was finding your niche in school, being presented with a restrictive set of rules, or being asked to abide by social and cultural norms. The pressure to conform can hinder one’s ability to …

Video Newsletter: Magic tricks and project ideas galore, September 2018

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

Dear Educators, This September newsletter is chock full of project ideas and inspiration for your classroom. From student reflection to digital storytelling, to adding sound effects to your video, there are a ton of ideas to start your fall with introspection, creativity, and expression! Check out our video (with some very special ? magic (video) tricks✨, that you can do too!) …

20 words to search for in the WeVideo Essentials Audio Library

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

“Pop!” “Splash!” “[The sound of the wind]”       Don’t you wish you had the ability to add all sorts of sound effects and music to your video project? Guess what, in WeVideo, you have over 110,000+ audio files to choose from! That includes music, sound effects, and audio loops. Try searching for these 20 words in WeVideo Essentials …

Video Newsletter: Back-to-school edition August 2018

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

  Dear Educators, We hope you had a wonderful summer! We’ve been eager to share what we’ve been working on over the summer. Watch our very first *VIDEO* newsletter to get updates, project ideas, inspiration, and more! ? Don’t miss: (NEW!) Educator’s Getting Started Guide (google doc)- Check out our brand new guide filled with helpful tips to get started …

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Why is the teacher’s role so important in creating a student-centered classroom?

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad for Schools, News & Features, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

We are at a crossroads in education. The role of the teacher has been changing dramatically during the past few decades, reflecting a more student-centric classroom. We have shifted from a viewpoint that emphasized  “how we teach” to one that now focuses on “how they learn.” What do we expect to see in today’s student-centered or learner-centered classroom? Students creating …

Digital storytelling, innovation and video creation in the San Ramon Valley (part 2)

Allison Recker News & Features Leave a Comment

At the end of the 2018 school year, we shared a story about the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation and their exciting plans to incorporate video creation into their summer enrichment program with an eye toward developing curriculum opportunities for the future. They recently wrapped up their summer activities, and the WeVideo team was thrilled to capture the action. Watch …

Create authentic, professional-looking video in minutes with all-new motion titles, fonts and templates

Rebecca Young for Work, News & Features Leave a Comment

New for business: cleaner fonts, professionally-designed motion titles and template inspiration Video drives business results, and our new motion titles, fonts and templates are designed to make it even easier for businesses, marketers and anyone growing their brand to create authentic, compelling, professional-looking videos quickly and easily. Stand out with clean, beautiful fonts We’ve added 13 new fonts to all …

Experiencing the power of student voice, agency and creativity at the 2018 Global Student Voice Film Festival

Allison Recker News & Features Leave a Comment

At WeVideo, we believe that every student has the power to use their voice to make a positive impact in the world. So naturally, we were thrilled to co-sponsor the inaugural Global Student Voice Film Festival along with EdTechTeam, the Student Voice Foundation, and ISTE. The festival gives students from across the world an opportunity to share their perspectives through …