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Posts in K-12 Uses
K-12 Uses, Student Uses | November 14, 2019

Student-Centered Video

With so many endless inclusive possibilities to use Swivl, why wouldn’t you want to get your students involved? Their buy-in for using video in class should be as important as their parental consent. Swivl's platform is FERPA/COPPA compliant and while we don't allow students to create a Swivl account unless they are 14 year...

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K-12 Uses | November 14, 2019

PD that doesn’t suck

With Swivl, you can make sure that the one-size-fits-all model of Professional Development is a thing of the past. For example, try using Swivl Live Streaming and Zoom to create virtual PLCs. The combination makes it possible for participants to engage in collaborative working groups wherever they are, saving both time and mo...

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K-12 Uses | November 14, 2019

Getting Started with a Video Program

You need a plan. Buying a Swivl was the easy part. For a video plan to work it needs strategic and meaningful goals. Implementing a video program requires leadership and vision, so ask yourself: What are my organization’s goals? Who is part of your video collaboration program? How do I increase buy-in? How do I set this up?...

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K-12 Uses | November 13, 2019

Positive Video Recording Practices in Schools

We get it. Recording videos in the classroom can be stressful for students, teachers and parents alike. Swivl is here to help everyone become comfortable with video by offering some suggestions for creating positive recording environments Recruit Willing Teachers and Observers Start your video program small by only asking ...

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HE Uses, K-12 Uses, User Stories | October 15, 2019

Grant-led Swivl Initiatives

Measure your grant's success with Swivl There is never a shortage of funding requests for major initiatives to promote student achievement and professional development for faculty. Grant funding can truly change the landscape of any organization and provide incredible opportunities for Admins, teachers, and students alike...

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General, K-12 Uses | February 5, 2019

Meeting ESSA’s evidence-based requirement with video

There has been a fundamental shift in education policy in the past decade - a “hands off” approach - encouraged by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) which places more onus on state education agencies (SEAs) to implement accountability, school improvement, and professional development for teachers as the states see fit...

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K-12 Uses | September 10, 2018

Show your coach exactly what students see in class

  Video coaching in education has come a long way since the days of a traditional camcorder mounted to an obstructive stand. Coaches have also learned how to mentor and support their teachers more holistically by promoting reflective practices and student-centered standards of observation. Video has become so advanced...

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General, K-12 Uses, Uncategorized | November 10, 2017

7 New Ways to #GoSwivl

We’ve been hearing from teachers about all the new and ingenious ways they’ve been using Swivl to optimize their classrooms, so we’d like to share with you some our new favorites. These are all great ways to regularly use video to better engage with and help your students. Have you started recording and sharing video re...

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HE Uses, K-12 Uses | August 22, 2017

Lecture Capture

Swivl follows the teacher for automated lecture capture....

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HE Uses, K-12 Uses | August 22, 2017

Student Use

Record student projects for in-class presentations and evaluations....

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