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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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Uncategorized, User Stories | May 16, 2017

Classroom Observation 2.0

Post originally appeared on Tech Geek in the Classroom Individualized observation is a hot topic these days, and because I love tech so much I found a tech tool to get it done. Swivl is an amazing tool in my classroom! I already have all the tech I need to use it, and can position it anywhere in my classroom. It is truly ...

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Multi-Cam, Uncategorized, User Stories | May 4, 2017

Swivl Multi-Camera Setup to Improve Student Feedback

Patrick Donovan is a Swivl Pioneer, who will be presenting at ISTE! He will present on driving teacher learning in his talk Snapshot A, 1 of 2: Using a Gamified Professional Development Model to Improve Teacher Learning, where he will discuss the benefits of using Swivl's Multi-Camera technology. You can see Patrick's original ...

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Swivl, Uncategorized, User Stories | April 19, 2017

Swivl Creates a Safe Professional Learning Community

Keysha McIntyre is a Swivl Pioneer and district level school improvement coach in Atlanta, Georgia. She began implementing the use of video during classroom observations to help facilitate conversations with coaches and their teachers. Her experience has shown her that video creates a more reliable lens on what actually happens ...

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Multi-Cam, Uncategorized, User Stories | April 19, 2017

“Swivl-ing” into Professional Learning by Keith George

A review of the wonderful posts on the Swivl blog will highlight the many benefits of using the Swivl system to implement individualized observations with students. Being able to review any lesson via video is great, but the additional features that the Swivl+ system provides cannot be overlooked. As teachers, we often pride our...

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Uncategorized, User Stories | April 10, 2017

Diving Deeper with Individualized Observations by Jen Crandall

As teachers, we always are striving to learn more and to help our students perform better in the classroom. In 2016 I learned about Swivl and I am amazed at what a powerful tool it is in the classroom for the teacher and for the student. FOR THE TEACHER I began using Swivl to record my lessons and to upload the video to ...

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Uncategorized | March 2, 2017

What’s Missing from Teacher Collaboration Today?

For as long as modern schools have existed, collaboration has been critical to the teaching profession. It has also been a constant struggle to make effective. Finding time for in-person collaboration during the school day is a challenge. In addition, accessing the expertise to address very specific student needs was not always ...

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Multi-Cam, Pioneers, Uncategorized, User Stories | February 23, 2017

Pro+ to Capture Classroom Discourse by Dr. Childs

Improving student achievement is a focal point of the educational system. Education stakeholders are constantly seeking ways to positively impact student achievement. Swivl Pro+ has the potential to do this in a myriad of ways. As a researcher Swivl Pro+ can be most impactful in the study of classroom instructional practices. ...

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General, Uncategorized | December 8, 2016

4 Tips for Flipping your Class

1. Start Small. Flipping your class is a big endeavor! Just like any journey of 1000 miles, start with just one step. Kick off by flipping single lesson or unit. If you’re a multi-subject teacher, flip just one subject to test the waters. 2. Set Expectations. A flipped class model often represents an opposite experience f...

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