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Summer Series | July 6, 2016

Learning from Yourself and the Power of Self-Reflection

Everyone says it because it’s true: Reflection is an essential practice. Particularly within education and as educators, allocating time to reflect upon instruction, teaching techniques and how receptive students are during that instruction are of the greatest importance. Self-reflection should be a regular (weekly) practic...

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General, Uncategorized | July 5, 2016

Thanks for Sharing Your Time at ISTE with Us!

July is upon us! This means that summer is now in full swing for most educators, and it also means that most of us are back from ISTE 2016 in Denver. We had a great time at the Swivl and Recap booth. We loved talking to current and future Swivl and Recap users, and thanks to all of you who brought friends or who had never seen o...

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Summer Series | June 27, 2016

Swivl’s Summer Series for Teacher Development Kicks Off

Growing up with two tech-savvy educator parents, summer meant sleeping in and family camping trips… and it also meant tagging along to plenty of edtech conferences and events. Being at ISTE this week, it’s hard not to reflect on my childhood and the experience of attending events like this. Although I didn’t grasp all the ...

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User Stories | June 23, 2016

Special Education Teacher Boosts Students’ Confidence with Video

Thousands of schools around the world are turning to Swivl, an automated video capture robot with a suite of online tools, to make regular use of video a seamless practice in their classrooms, while engaging and improving the skills of both teachers and students. “With the simple push of a button, users can record, review and ...

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User Stories | June 20, 2016

Students Benefit from Personalization

With a diverse body of students and equally varied amounts of subject knowledge, college-level courses are inherently challenging to teach as well as to learn. To aid in this process, the use of digital tools provides a new path of delivering course content to students that enables them to digest the material at their own pace. ...

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Robot Testimonials, Swivl, User Stories | June 18, 2016

Teachers Collaborate to Improve Student Skills

Collaborative initiatives often prove challenging for educators at large institutions or districts. As a result, the benefits of sharing teaching techniques, best practices and lessons are seldom realized. Enter Swivl. Swivl is an automated video capture robot with a suite of online tools that enable educators and student...

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Product News | May 17, 2016

New Swivl Practice App and Cloud Updates Improve Teacher & Student Development

If you’ve been following Swivl news this spring, you’ll know that we have some new and exciting products coming your way. We’re thrilled to be bringing the Swivl C Series and Expand Case for the iPad to you very soon! But when you log into Swivl Cloud or update the Swivl Capture App this week, you will notice we’re bring...

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General, Guest | May 13, 2016

Science Teacher’s Swivl Journey

This past semester I was given a Swivl Robot to pilot in my classroom. The initial challenges were finding a filming device that wouldn’t shut off after 2-4 minutes and could handle longer length videos.  My 5s iPhone was not a good match as it could only handle about 4 minutes of filming.  It is good for short videos, but i...

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Product News | April 18, 2016

Unveiling Swivl’s Brand New Robot and Classroom Tools!

We have some big news for you this morning! After many months of hard work, we are ready to announce the release of our newest products that will help make personalized, whole-child learning a reality. “Technology must support and inspire the hard work of teachers and students, not dictate it,” said Brian Lamb, Swivl co-f...

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General, Guest | April 11, 2016

Teaching Tech: Web Resources and Apps

The last few years have seen a dramatic change in technological education for children. Gone are the days where ICT lessons were exclusively about learning how to master Microsoft Office… nowadays, with advancing capabilities and increasing reliance on technology, the curriculum apportions a large chunk of time to coding, comp...

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