What is the best video editing software?

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Here are some good suggestions: What is the best video editing software for professionals? Having your content in video format surely engages more people in your business or project. Nowadays, people are keener to watch videos instead of reading texts. Movavi Video Editor Plus.

The Unboxing Video: A fun classroom video activity

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Unboxing videos can be a really fun, effective way for your students to show what they know. An unboxing video? Unboxing videos are a hit on […]. The post The Unboxing Video: A fun classroom video activity appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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A New Era of #SpecialEducation–a video

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Illuminate Education has an interesting video (on-demand) about Navigating a New Era of Special Education. Here’s a preview: Research shows that more students will not meet grade-level benchmarks this fall due to COVID learning disruptions.

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10 live video streams for students

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The post 10 live video streams for students appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. eLearning Video in the classroom video live streamsA school bus isn't required for a fun educational experience! Live streams can be a great way to connect students to people, places and events.

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GameSalad Turns Game Players Into Game Makers!

GameSalad lets students build their own web & mobile video games! Students learn anywhere with our Chromebook friendly creation tools and step-by-step tutorials. Our PBL lessons teach the fundamentals of Computer Science & Game Design as students create.

4 Digital tools for creating animated videos for students


They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how about a video? Since videos are chains of images more or less animated, we can safely say they are more so full of meaning. Read more: 5 Quick and easy instructional video ideas for teachers.

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Video Games for Relationship- and Team Building

User Generated Education

During the workshop, Steven talked about and show a video of his middle school students’ Rube Goldberg Machines. Education Maker Education experiential learning game-based learning team building video games

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5 Myths About Video Learning

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Explore some of the myths surrounding the use of video learning in school and the truth behind the benefits of educational videos. Myth #1: Video is passive learning. Myth #2: Video is time-consuming. Myth #3: Video require steep learning curves. Myth #4: Video vs intellectual property. Myth #5: Video will replace teachers. The topic of video learning is slowly creeping into the minds of many educators.

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Videos: Why, How, Options

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When I started teaching, videos were used only for a few reasons: to teach historical events, as a prize for something students did well, or for the sub to fill the time while I was out. Why use videos. It turns out, videos are much more than the distraction from life Hollywood would have us believe or the visual encyclopedia those educational movies of a decade ago always were. How to use videos. As you select videos, consider Dr Ruben Puentedura’s SAMR Model.

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How to make a Top 10 video on Flipgrid

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A Top 10 video is a fun way for students to show what they know in a way that's fun to watch! The post How to make a Top 10 video on Flipgrid appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Tech Like A Pirate Video in the classroom top 10 videoHere are step-by-step instructions with tips and tricks. David Letterman was the one who put the Top 10 list on my radar. During his show, "Late Night with David Letterman," he would share […].

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LMS Comparison: What Learning Solution is the Best Fit for Your Business?

Explore this detailed guide to see how traditional Learning Management Systems compare to an advanced online learning platform, and find out which type of solution is best suited to meet your learning program needs.

Tips, Tools and Resources for Awesome Student Video Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students enjoy producing their own videos. This year make a goal of motivating students to share their knowledge through a video project. In my books find lesson plans, handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Video Projects from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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Avoiding Synchronous Video Fatigue During Remote Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Facilitating professional learning using video conferencing tools is exhausting. The video call is our reminder of the people we have lost temporarily," he explains. Below are some strategies to consider in order to get maximum impact from any live video tool.

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8 YouTube-inspired classroom video ideas

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Students watch LOTS of YouTube videos. Certain types of YouTube videos are VERY popular. Here are some classroom video ideas based on them. The post 8 YouTube-inspired classroom video ideas appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Student engagement Video in the classroomYou've probably heard that YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world. You can also probably imagine how much of a behemoth YouTube has become.

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Classroom video calls. You can do this. Here’s how.

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Chances are, you're already doing video calls in your personal life. Here's how.Chances are, you’re already using video calls in your personal life. The post Classroom video calls. Using them in the classroom is easier than you might think!

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6 Steps that prove any teacher can create educational videos


As such, educational videos are nothing new, especially in the world of asynchronous and blended learning. Now, classroom teaching is different from video teaching. In the end, what matters most in educational videos is avoiding a long-time arch-nemesis of learning: cognitive load.

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simpleshow video maker

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simpleshow video maker is the best online tool around for making explainer videos. There are lots of videos and examples teachers can find on the simpleshow website and a finished video can then be embedded into a website or blog.

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Record Video Directions and Maximize Your Minutes

Catlin Tucker

Video directions are a game-changer. Instead of typing out step-by-step directions, record a quick 30-60 second video explaining the steps. Second, video directions put the students in control. Even really young students in kindergarten and first grade who may not be able to read, can press play on a video and watch the teacher explain how to complete a task. Teachers can create two types of video directions using Screencastify.

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12 Tools and Resources to Get Students to Create Instructional Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom (published in September), students are sent on a mission to instruct others by creating their own video tutorials. Other ways students can teach others is by creating explainer videos (sometimes called One Take Videos), Do It Yourself (DIY) videos, or How-To Videos. No need for you to create the videos. DIY Sun Science videos for children and iOS app.

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How to Teach With Videos

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A topic I get a lot of questions on lately is videos. I reviewed mysimpleshow , a new tool that is getting a lot of buzz, and then asked them to share how their digital tool addresses this burgeoning interest in video. Here are some ideas: Educators – as you know, we’re in a digital world, and using technology in the classroom such as video as a means of communicating messages is taking over. The pedagogical benefits of teaching with video are plentiful.

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Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro

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The post Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Microsoft EDU microsoft 365 Microsoft Office microsoft teams microsoft teams education teams in the classroom teams video meetings

Video Project Ideas, Resources, and Tools

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students of all ages enjoy producing their own videos. This year make a goal of motivating students to share their knowledge through a video project. In my books find lesson plans, handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Video Projects from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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3 Tools to Amplify Your Video Conferences

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year video conferencing has been the way many teachers deliver instruction. Students respond in real-time through multiple choice, draw response, collaborative sticky note boards, open discussion questions, interactive videos, matching, and more.

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Game Jam: Creating a Video Game

User Generated Education

The game categories were: Board, Card, Action, and Video games. I encouraged my 5th and 6th grade gifted learners at one of my schools to enter the video game category. I scaffolded instruction (described below) but they created their story narratives, storyboards, and video games. They were introduced to world and character through the following Pixar in a Box video. Learners used Storyboard That to create the storyboards for their video games. Video Overviews.

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Individual Student Video Meetings


At a time when teachers and students are connecting remotely due to school closings, synchronous video check-ins are becoming an increasingly normal part of the school day. The post Individual Student Video Meetings appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

Video Conferencing: Establishing Routines and Structuring Online Time with Students

Catlin Tucker

Similarly, teachers hosting video conferencing sessions will want to consider whether whole group, small group, or individual sessions make the most sense given the purpose of that session.

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Effective Educational Videos in the Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Learn how teachers are using educational videos effectively in their classrooms: - Current use of educational videos. Suggested guide to video searching. Effectively using educational videos could become a large burden or blessing to teachers. From our recent whitepaper Video-Assisted Learning Insights: The Struggle for Teachers to Access Video Content , we have found that an incredible 96% of teachers surveyed are using videos in their classrooms.

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Student Project: Problem Solution Videos

Teacher Reboot Camp

One of my favorite projects is the problem solution essay and video. Below is a description of the project with resources, a few examples of my students’ videos of their solutions, and recommended video editors. Students were introduced to this assignment by watching the New York Times OpEd video, Texting While Walking , by Casey Neistat. Students were asked to outline a few steps for their solutions just like in Neistat’s video. Student Videos.

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9 Good Collections of Videos for Education

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When I started teaching, videos were a rarity. But the excuse I used, as did most of my colleagues, was: It takes too much time to find the right videos to support so many different personal demands. Now there are dozens of online free educational videos that address most every academic topic imaginable. Bitsize is the BBC’s collection of free short videos and lessons (they’re all bite-sized) on over fifty subjects taught in Primary or Secondary education.

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50 ideas for using video in the classroom

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Video is an incredibly effective medium for showcasing something that we want to share with others. We send videos we create or find to our friends and family through various social media platforms. Videos help us tell our story. Adding video to a lesson can increase the engagement […]. They allow us to share our voice.

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The best way to learn – video textbooks!


At Clutch Prep we call ourselves “the video version of textbooks”. Clutch videos are specific to each textbook’s chapters full of detailed explanations of its content. Each course has a video playlist where the chapters are broken down into topics with their own video explanations and practice problems for easy learning. Following the videos, Clutch offers a variety of practice problems with their own in-depth videos of solutions.

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Express Learning with Animated Character Videos!

Teacher Reboot Camp

A fun way and safe way for students to share their knowledge is through animated character videos. The web tools below will get your students started with creating these videos. Toontastic is an Android and iOS app for creating videos with fun 3D characters designed by your students.

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3 Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

Catlin Tucker

During this time of social isolation and remote learning, these video conferencing tools are lifesavers. Below are three suggestions for using these video conferencing platforms to continue teaching students as they learn remotely. #1 Thank goodness for Zoom and Google Hangouts!

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6 Awesome (and free) Video-editing apps.


Science week is coming up at my school and the students have to make a video of an investigation / experiment. Magisto is such an amazing app; it intuitively knows what to do with your videos and photos. This app makes video-editing a breeze. Upload your photos or videos; choose a style and song; add text and stickers; then you’re done! This video-editor is made by GoPro. Again, video-editing has got really easy.

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