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Product News | September 14, 2015

Head Back to School with the Latest in Classroom Video

Champion classroom video this year. Start your year off right with some of Swivl's newest features. Our latest releases of Swivl Cloud and Swivl Capture allow you to include what's been missing from your videos, and make getting started a breeze. Capture outlines and agendas in your videos Swivl let’s you whip up an ou...

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General | August 21, 2015

How to Successfully Flip Learning

Flipped learning has been a buzz in education for a while, but there are still some who still don’t quite understand the concept. The idea behind flipped learning is to move away from whole group direct instruction and increase student engagement by allowing students to move at their own pace through instructional materials an...

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Summer Learning Series | August 11, 2015

Wrapping up a Successful Summer Learning Series!

Swivl’s first Summer Learning Series started off with a bang, and in June, educators from around the globe shared what they were hoping to learn this summer. Each week we were fortunate enough to learn from an amazing group of educational leaders, including Todd Nesloney, Holly Clark, Steven Anderson and Matt Miller. By the ti...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | July 29, 2015

Flip the Learning in your Classroom this Year

Flipped learning can be a powerful way to use technology for increased student engagement and student ownership. Join Amanda Fox as she shares her tips and tricks for creating an engaging flipped learning environment. In this 30 minute webinar, Amanda Fox (@AmandaFoxSTEM) shares how a few free tools can help you begin flipp...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | July 27, 2015

5 Ways Video Can Increase Student Ownership of Learning

In a student-centered classroom, it is important for students to take ownership of their learning and make it meaningful in a way that fits their needs and learning styles. This is much easier said than done. As a teacher, it can be difficult to get out of the way and let students take the reins. Ideally, we must take on the ro...

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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | July 12, 2015

Connect Your Classroom to the World

For centuries, schools have sat in silos. Teachers and students were capable of communicating only with those inside their own buildings. It was at one time not only unattainable, but unthinkable to collaborate and communicate with outside classrooms. The technology for these types of interactions had not yet been introduced to ...

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Summer Learning Series, User Stories | July 7, 2015

Using Video for Reflection and Growth

We combined weeks five and six because of ISTE 2015. I had a great week and it was my first time attending the conference. Check out my video reflection and my Storify. It was super easy to the Swivl Capture app and Swivl Cloud for video reflection... even without the Swivl robot. Both the Swivl Capture app and Swivl Cloud...

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Product News | June 29, 2015

Swivl Cloud Sees Expanded Compatibilities in Latest Release

The number of reasons and ways students, educators, professionals and video enthusiasts use Swivl and Swivl Cloud just doesn’t stop growing. We love it! For the Swivl team, the more users and uses we have, the more feedback we receive for new features, functionalities and enhancements. It’s thanks in large part to our gre...

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General, Summer Learning Series | June 23, 2015

Technology is Changing Education

Just as technology has revolutionized other industries, it has the power to transform education. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. Last week, Holly referenced an EdWeek article that identifies reasons educators fail to implement to transformative, student-centered and technology-driven instruction. The article points ...

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Product News | June 22, 2015

Swivl Plans Big Splash in Return to ISTE

ISTE kicks off next week! This is one of education’s greatest conferences and the premier event for learning, collaborating and discovering educational technology! Last year was an immense success in Atlanta, and we are thrilled to be heading to Philadelphia this year. Multiple opportunities to find us You will find us on ...

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