Video Newsletter: Back-to-school edition August 2018

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

  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 …

Teacher supporting students in their learning

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)

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

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

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

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 …

The Langley School & WeVideo

Video creation enhances project-based learning at The Langley School

Allison Recker News & Features

The Langley School, an independent preschool through grade 8 school located in McLean, Virginia, emphasizes that students know how to learn, think critically, form hypotheses, craft an argument, and analyze the world around them. Bradley Lands, Director of Technology and Innovation at The Langley School, collaborates with teachers at all grade levels on inquiry and project-based learning units that maximize …

Enhance the impact of friendly debate with video creation

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad for Schools, Higher Education, News & Features, Schools (K-12)

How can we create opportunities for students to engage in productive discourse while building creativity and communication skills? Exposure to fun and interesting projects that lead to student-created videos is a solid foundation, but what’s more important is that such projects can be designed to include options for students to conjecture about controversial concepts. Students build deeper thinking when given …

WeVideo is heading to ISTE18!

Allison Recker News & Features

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 (part 1)

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

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 …

Save time and accelerate learning with new WeVideo templates

Allison Recker News & Features

Time is one of the most precious resources in education. Every time a feature is added that shortens the learning curve, accelerates the creative process, or reduces the number of unnecessary steps needed to get something to done, we hear positive feedback from the education community. So we are excited to introduce a feature that does all of those things! …