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) 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 …

5 strategies for kickstarting classroom creativity WeVideo

5 strategies for kickstarting classroom creativity this year

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

Creativity is not only essential to school, but essential to a fulfilling life. Creativity is the ability to connect previously disconnected thoughts and ideas together in new more powerful ways. It allows us to fully express the joy, awe, and wonder in the world around us. Sir Ken Robinson, a leading education expert, shares that schools should be focusing on …

Eighth-grade video documentarians use WeVideo to shed new light on history

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

Start with students who love history, add the thrill of competition, and combine those with a newly-minted passion for creating video documentaries and what do you get? A remarkable, authentic video created  by eighth-grade history documentarians Luka Abuladze and Aidan Mulvey. Under the guidance of enrichment teacher Jonathan Harvey, the pair took it upon themselves to represent Cavallini Middle School …

On the fast track to digital citizenship with WeVideo Essentials

Allison Recker for Schools, Schools (K-12) Leave a Comment

Promoting good digital citizenship is a widely held goal in education, but as WeVideo Ambassador Bruce Reicher, points out, “sometimes people confuse it with online safety, which is only one of nine components of digital citizenship.” WeVideo sat down with Reicher, a technology broadcasting teacher in Upper Saddle River, NJ  to learn more about his digital citizenship unit. Reicher explained, …