Enhancing project-based learning with video creation

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad News & Features

Project-Based Learning (PBL) provides experiences through which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. Additionally, it allows students to strengthen the skills they need for life (i.e., critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, leadership, etc.) and to engage in learning that’s fun …

Enhancing formative assessments through video creation

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad News & Features

Formative assessments are intended to help students grow in their learning by providing evidence of their proficiency with particular content standards or skills by use of specific feedback. Traditionally, formative assessments come in the form of quizzes, homework, writing prompts, performance tasks, etc. Although these forms of assessment may provide some evidence of where a student is in relation to …

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)

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 …

WeVideo now works with your school’s LMS

Allison Recker News & Features

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 …

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

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

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 …

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

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)

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

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 …

WeVideo’s New Chief Education Officer Wants to Meet You

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

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 …

Global Student Voice Film Festival

Your Students Can Be Heard with New Global Student Voice Film Festival

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

WeVideo is thrilled to announce its sponsorship of the new Global Student Voice Film Festival. Created by the Student Voice Foundation, this competition is a chance for students ages 5-18 to get empowered, amplify their voices and flex their creative muscles through video storytelling. Finalists will be invited to ISTE 2018 for a celebration of their hard work and a …