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General | October 18, 2017

Five Steps to Expediting Teacher Experience

“Teaching experience is positively associated with student achievement gains throughout a teacher’s career.” These findings from a recent Learning Policy Institute study make it apparent just how important it is to have experienced teachers in our schools. But in the face of a teacher retention crisis, the pool of exper...

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General, UK | October 9, 2017

Maximize your CPD Programmes with Video Observations

Teaching is both a science and an art, and an ever-changing one at that. With each influx of pupils a whole generation of new minds are being cultivated. People, and the culture that shapes them, are ever changing variables, and to be successful, teachers must adapt to change and evolve. With the implementation of programmes ...

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General, Uncategorized | September 20, 2017

Keep Calm and #GoSwivl!

Hey everyone, Tess here! About a month ago I joined Swivl, and one of my favorite things thus far has been getting to interact with all the amazing teachers, coaches, schools and universities that are using our products. As I’ve been learning about the product myself, I’ve loved having the chance to hear about all the uni...

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Product News, Uncategorized | September 14, 2017

Introducing Swivl Live

We’ve been listening to your feedback and are excited to introduce everyone to live video streaming with Swivl! We know that sometimes recorded videos alone of the classroom aren’t able to fit everyone’s needs, but your favorite live streaming video apps on their own also don’t work perfectly in the classroom when you...

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General | September 5, 2017

How to Cultivate Best Teaching Practices Using Video Observation

Teaching is both a science and an art, and an ever changing one at that. With each influx of students a whole generation of new minds are being fostered. But as every instructor knows, teaching is always a two-way street. People, and the culture that shapes them, are ever changing variables, and to be successful, teachers mus...

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User Stories | September 5, 2017

Using Multi-Camera to Investigate How Infants Learn to Talk by Rachel Albert

As a developmental scientist, my challenge is filming parent-infant interaction in naturalistic settings to understand how infants learn language. Capturing high quality speech recordings from infants while unobtrusively video-recording their behaviors used to require a permanent laboratory set-up with expensive equipment. Bu...

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General | September 1, 2017

Teacher Tip: Start recording with Swivl at the start of the school year to accurately measure your student’s growth

Progress becomes a prominent term in our lexicon each year as the school year springs into action. Administrators, teachers and parents all become focused on just how well each student is doing. While there are many ways that we can monitor and measure how a student is progressing throughout the year, none of them allow you ...

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General | August 24, 2017

How to Create a Culture of Support in Education

Close to fifty percent of new teachers will quit within their first five years on the job. Let that sink in for a moment. It’s a catastrophe that needs to be addressed on multiple levels: in teacher education programs, in school districts by the administration, and amongst the communities of teachers in schools themselves. ...

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General, Product News | August 24, 2017

Introducing Free Dual-Camera, Chromebook Support & Our New Multi-Camera Day Pass!

We know you’ve had a busy summer and so have we! We’ve been listening to your feedback and have created some exciting new features. We hope these make your back to school season a little easier. Swivl’s Newest Features  Introducing Dual-Camera: record student interactions for a holistic understanding of your class...

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General | July 18, 2017

Through the Looking Glass

Self Reflection as Best Practice It’s 3:30pm on a Tuesday. I’m sitting in gridlock traffic in Southwest Miami. It’s scorchingly hot outside and the sky has that hue of “impending doom gray” that signals it’s about time for the afternoon thunderstorm - similar to the thunderstorm churning in my mind. The lesson today...

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