Professional development for WeVideo educators
WeVideo-led PD sessions are available ad hoc for $600/hour and cover a variety of WeVideo features and multimedia pedagogy best practices. Set your educators up for success with WeVideo. See below for current offerings!
Intro to WeVideo and Multimedia Instruction
Learn how educators and students use WeVideo to create high-quality multimedia content. Explore WeVideo for Schools to understand how to create classes and assignments and use the Assignment ideas library — plus an expert walk-through of the video creation process from start to finish.
Level Up Multimedia Instruction with WeVideo
Take your WeVideo creations to the next level with advanced video editing and production skills, including: content layering, framing shots, using b-roll effectively, color correction, sound editing, and green screen. Participants are also exposed to a variety of resources for designing and/or facilitating multimedia projects across content areas.
3. Literacy Across Content Areas with WeVideo
Discover how multimedia can support literacy across content areas by diving into literacy-based assignments from WeVideo’s Assignment Ideas library. Run through the video creation process from start to finish and explore curricular ideas and resources for developing foundational literacy as well as information and media literacy.
4. Authentic Assessment & Routines with WeVideo
Learn how to increase engagement and student outcomes through authentic multimedia assessments. Discover how WeVideo can be used to infuse creativity, choice, and voice in formative assessment routines while allowing for multiple modalities of expression. Educators learn how to organize group projects in WeVideo, deliver real-time feedback, assess multimedia creations, and facilitate peer review.
5. Student Podcasting with WeVideo
Turn traditional writing assignments into engaging media projects by learning how to use WeVideo for student-created podcasts. Explore podcasting features like WeVideo’s voice recorder, stock media library, and audio editing tools along with resources for designing podcast projects that demonstrate key outcomes — from conceptual understanding and vocabulary mastery to creative problem-solving and content-specific literacy skills.
6. Design and Implement Media Projects with WeVideo
Dive into the successful design and facilitation of student-led media projects, from content-specific documentaries to narrative storytelling. Explore curricular resources and best practices for each stage of a project, and learn how to use WeVideo for Schools (plus the Assignment Ideas library) to build academic vocabulary, content knowledge, and literacy through student media projects.
7. Screencasting for Instruction
Learn how to use WeVideo’s screen capture and webcam recording tools to design instruction for flipped or blended learning experiences. See examples of instructional strategies that can be used to create dynamic instructional content, and explore how to use screencasting with students for self-reflection and to make thinking visible.
8. WeVideo + ISTE Standards
Explore how to use WeVideo and multimedia to meet the ISTE standards for students. Unpack each of the seven standards and examine real examples of how WeVideo can help achieve them. Educators learn video creation skills necessary to
implement WeVideo in their classroom, as well as instructional design aligned to the ISTE standards for using multimedia in their content area.
9. Film Production & Storytelling with WeVideo
Learn how to tell a better story through media by exploring film industry techniques for planning, shooting, and editing. Workshop participants not only explore the theory behind effective storytelling but actually apply their learning to create a short scene in the WeVideo editor — an activity that can be replicated with students in the classroom.
Ryan is WeVideo's Director of Customer Success Enablement with over a decade of experience in K-12 education. Ryan creates instructional resources, designs and leads teacher training and workshops, and provides all kinds of ideas on how to use WeVideo in the K-12 classroom. Ryan holds a Master's degree in Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning with an emphasis in educational technologies from Sonoma State University.
Ryan Kochevar Director, Customer Success Enablement
Stu Jernigan is an Education Specialist on the WeVideo Customer Success Team, pursuing a passion for helping teachers and students discover their creative spark. He most recently worked as a Digital Learning Specialist for San Francisco Unified School District leading professional development and co-designing district-wide systems for leveraging technology in support of 21st century learning. This included leading SFUSD’s digital storytelling initiative aimed at elevating student agency, choice, and voice. Stu is the recipient of the 2021 CUE SF Teacher of the Year award, and a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator.
Stu Jernigan Customer Enablement Specialist