Updates to WeVideo for Chrome

New: Screen Recording, Markers with Comments and More!

Lauren Colman News & Features

Are you ready for another round of updates from our product team? They have been hard at work bringing you some frequently requested features and tools, and some you may not have thought of but won’t be able to live without! Read about the new changes then dive in and give them a try. We can’t wait to hear what …

Digital Storytelling: My Foodie Vacation

Digital Storytelling: My Foodie Vacation

Lauren Colman for Life

We’ve all been there. You get back from your vacation and you realize you took nearly 1,000 pictures and video clips! How did that happen? Your family and friends don’t want to sit through a slideshow of all 1,000 snaps. That could take all day! Take a look at all of those memories and look for a common theme. Did you …

WeVideo for Education

Curricular Gamification with Video

Robert Puffer News & Features

When I was young my family collected S&H Green Stamps when we shopped. We tried our best to patronize stores that offered them. My job was to paste them into the books and keep track of how many more we needed to accumulate to receive the reward in exchange for them. It was a family activity. We decided as a …

Semester at Sea Map

Digital Storytelling: My Semester at Sea

Lauren Colman for Life, for Schools, Higher Education

In the Fall of 2014, Sarah P. embarked on the opportunity of a lifetime. She boarded a ship with approximately 700 other college students to travel the world while learning things you can’t learn from a textbook. Sarah was taking part in Semester at Sea, a global study abroad program sponsored by the University of Virginia. She and the other students, …

Students using wevideo on mobile device

Incorporating Video Activities into the Curriculum

Robert Puffer News & Features

  …questioning enables us to organize our thinking around what we don’t know. When I am creating a long-term assignment or project for my students, I am looking for the student teams to engage in the processes of planning and organizing through discussion. Because these are long-term projects, I also expect more thought to go into the outcome. Using information and communications technology (ICT), …

Students Using WeVideo

Holistic ABCs: Affective, Behavioral, and Cognitive Domains

Robert Puffer News & Features

Too often when sitting in rows, students do not have enough opportunity to practice social interaction. Video projects provide opportunities for young people to collaborate on content-related topics while honing their social skills. When learning, we need to reflect on the learning itself to actually grow from it. Fast-paced societies allow far too little time for such reflection, especially in our youth. Teachers feel …

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 …

Collaborative Podcasting

Collaborative Podcasting

Jeff Bradbury for Schools, Schools (K-12)

What does collaborative learning look like? For the last eighteen weeks, students in my History of Rock and Popular Music class have been researching classic rock bands and reading broadway bibliographies in a completely digital hybrid learning environment with technologies such as Kidblog, Smore, iPads, and Google Apps for Education. For the final project in this class, students formed small groups …

WeVideo Updates Spring 2015

Redesigned WeVideo Editors and Updated Features

Lauren Colman News & Features

Last week we reached a huge milestone when we welcomed our 5 millionth user. We couldn’t think of a better way to say thank you to all 5 million of you than to give you exactly what you’ve been asking for! You asked. We listened. Today we are excited to bring you improved editing modes and a few updates to …

The White House Calls on WeVideo Student Filmmakers

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

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. …