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Deeper Learning with WeVideo features processes or new technology that promotes equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. Episodes include ways to inspire creativity in the classroom, activities that ignite deeper learning for students, and interviews with thought leaders in education that motivate teachers and influencers in education technology. Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad is a speaker, author, and professional learning facilitator. He is the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo. Throughout his career, he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, university adjunct professor, consultant, and education strategist. He was director of elementary curriculum and instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, as well as education supervisor at NASA's Johnson Space Center. He speaks at both local and national professional conferences and is the co-founder of Bammy Award-nominated #LeadUpChat, an educational leadership professional learning network (PLN) on Twitter. Nathan is also the co-founder of #divergED, a Twitter chat focused on divergent thinking and innovations in education. He is a Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, and 2016 Apple Teacher, serves on the board of the Student Voice Foundation and serves on the International Literacy Association Task Force. Nathan is the author of Everyday Instructional Coaching and co-author of The New Art and Science of Teaching Mathematics with Robert J. Marzano. ​He has written several blog posts that have been featured on the EdTech K-12, Corwin Connect, Education Week, K-12 Blueprint, and Solution Tree websites.

Deeper Learning with WeVideo features processes or new technology that promotes equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. Episodes include ways to inspire creativity in the classroom, activities that ignite deeper learning for students, and interviews with thought leaders in education that motivate teachers and influencers in education technology. Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad is a speaker, author, and professional learning facilitator. He is the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo. Throughout his career, he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, university adjunct professor, consultant, and education strategist. He was director of elementary curriculum and instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, as well as education supervisor at NASA's Johnson Space Center. He speaks at both local and national professional conferences and is the co-founder of Bammy Award-nominated #LeadUpChat, an educational leadership professional learning network (PLN) on Twitter. Nathan is also the co-founder of #divergED, a Twitter chat focused on divergent thinking and innovations in education. He is a Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, and 2016 Apple Teacher, serves on the board of the Student Voice Foundation and serves on the International Literacy Association Task Force. Nathan is the author of Everyday Instructional Coaching and co-author of The New Art and Science of Teaching Mathematics with Robert J. Marzano. ​He has written several blog posts that have been featured on the EdTech K-12, Corwin Connect, Education Week, K-12 Blueprint, and Solution Tree websites.
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Deeper Learning with WeVideo features processes or new technology that promotes equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. Episodes include ways to inspire creativity in the classroom, activities that ignite deeper learning for students, and interviews with thought leaders in education that motivate teachers and influencers in education technology. Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad is a speaker, author, and professional learning facilitator. He is the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo. Throughout his career, he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, university adjunct professor, consultant, and education strategist. He was director of elementary curriculum and instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, as well as education supervisor at NASA's Johnson Space Center. He speaks at both local and national professional conferences and is the co-founder of Bammy Award-nominated #LeadUpChat, an educational leadership professional learning network (PLN) on Twitter. Nathan is also the co-founder of #divergED, a Twitter chat focused on divergent thinking and innovations in education. He is a Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, and 2016 Apple Teacher, serves on the board of the Student Voice Foundation and serves on the International Literacy Association Task Force. Nathan is the author of Everyday Instructional Coaching and co-author of The New Art and Science of Teaching Mathematics with Robert J. Marzano. ​He has written several blog posts that have been featured on the EdTech K-12, Corwin Connect, Education Week, K-12 Blueprint, and Solution Tree websites.

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@wevideo

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English

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310-924-5650


Episodes

Episode 6: Five Questions to Unlock Authentic Learning Experiences

5/27/2019
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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. That direct correlation with their daily lives is the antidote to the age-old gripes of "when will I...

Duration:00:08:49

Episode 5: Five Ways to Boost Communication Skills Among Students

5/11/2019
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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 that we continually support students in developing their skills and confidence as...

Duration:00:09:48

Episode 4: Storytelling Through Video Creation

5/5/2019
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Great teachers are great storytellers. They teach widely accepted content over and over, day by day; but when that content is taught like an interesting story, it becomes an immersive experience for students. Teachers renew their students as learners and engage them with what feels like brand new content. In doing so, they teach their students to tell stories. 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...

Duration:00:04:22

Episode 3: How to Bring a Creative Learning Structure into your Classroom

4/28/2019
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As educators, how do we encourage, support and promote the process of creativity? Students naturally crave ways to express themselves creatively, so how can we help foster that natural curiosity? Creativity means to use the imagination freely without constraints, but that doesn’t mean your classroom will turn into creative chaos. The most creative endeavors actually require some sense of structure, organization and a safe, nurturing environment so that students can focus their energy and...

Duration:00:05:06

Episode 2: Why We Value the Process Over Perfection

4/22/2019
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We can help students grow in their learning so they can make future contributions by providing a place for them to play, explore, to be heard, solve problems, and create things they love. By embracing play at all stages of education, we create a safe setting for students to experiment with ideas, challenge themselves, and develop the flexibility of mind needed to adapt and thrive in whatever life brings their way. Lifelong learners who relish in challenges, thrive on failure and the process...

Duration:00:05:54

Episode 1: 10 Tips to Promote Creativity in your Classroom

4/15/2019
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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 creativity as much as they focus on literacy. So how can we promote creativity in the classroom?

Duration:00:07:39