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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 …

Global Student Voice Film Festival WeVideo

Student Voice: Finding the courage to tell your story

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

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)

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)

“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 …

student using WeVideo for reflection

4 tools for documenting and reflecting with media

Allison Recker for Schools, Schools (K-12)

This article was written in partnership with WeVideo Ambassador, Lucie deLaBruere. Lucie has been on the leading edge of education for over 30 years and  is a an incredible resource in the WeVideo community, so we invited her to share some of her favorite digital tools for documenting and reflecting. Follow Lucie on Twitter @techsavvygirl. Her Create Make Learn blog …

Jumpstart video creation in classrooms with WeVideo’s Digital Storytelling Toolkit

Allison Recker for Schools, Higher Education, Schools (K-12)

At WeVideo we firmly believe that every students’ voice is important, that every student has a story to tell, and that every student has the power to make a positive impact in the world. In today’s classrooms, it’s becoming more and more important to provide supportive learning environments where all students are encouraged to discover their voice and communicate their …

Digital Storytelling with WeVideo

3 powerful examples of digital storytelling to amplify student voice

Allison Recker for Schools, Schools (K-12)

We’ve been talking a lot about digital storytelling and how impactful it can be for developing confidence, voice and deeper learning among students. Digital storytelling involves the use of multimedia to share a narrative and has become a popular way to help students build communication skills across all subjects and grade levels. If you haven’t seen it yet, check out …

Communication with WeVideo

5 ways to boost communication skills among students

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

Communication and storytelling have been gaining a lot of attention lately, especially their role in the classroom. This makes sense as effective communication is the foundation of human interaction. Many view communication as the most important skill for success as students enter the workforce and there is considerable evidence that the best communicators have greater professional success. So, it’s important …

WeVideo drives authentic learning experiences

Answer these 5 questions to unlock authentic learning experiences

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

Imagine how motivated students would be if we stopped assigning work and instead provided opportunities for them to create amazing things that make them feel proud. That’s what we strive to achieve through authentic learning experiences. Authentic learning starts when students engage in learning that is both meaningful to them and related to the world they experience outside the classroom. …