Teachers! It’s the beginning of the school year. Most of us are busy setting the foundational aspects of our classroom …
While much is made of the value of video creation in the classroom, school and district administrators are concerned about bigger, broader, and more measurable results that reach across their entire student body.
This episode features the full event recording from “Deeper Learning with WeVideo” at ISTE 2019 in Philadelphia.
There is a tendency, by both edtech vendors and users, to excitedly describe technology tools in terms of product features and benefits, faddish jargon and technical fireworks.
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.
The next time you want your students to answer a question, reflect on their learning, or write a report, why not ask them to create a story through video instead?
The most creative endeavors actually require some sense of structure, organization and a safe, nurturing environment so that students can focus their energy and cognitive efforts on play and creativity.
How we can create opportunities for students to learn through iterative play and failure, not through task-based perfection.
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.