Swivl Robot + Teams is a complete solution for leveraging video in classrooms for observational coaching and hybrid classrooms.
The Swivl CX robot rotates to follow the teacher automatically. It connects to multiple Markers for audio throughout the room and uses the tethered iPad (or another mobile device) for recording video or streaming (Zoom, MS Teams, Google Meet). It’s easy for teachers to set up and operate for daily use and it has a range of accessories to customize set up in any classroom.
Swivl is a powerful tool that allows teachers to be creative, provide engagement opportunities, and create endless learning possibilities.
“Our project is building the skills and confidence of early childhood educators to promote social and emotional learning and the inclusion of all children. Swivl helps our educators in rural areas capture and share the practices they are using with children with their coach. We love the annotation feature to encourage reflective questioning and provide positive feedback. Swivl supports our team to work together collaboratively even when they are far apart!”
“Swivl allows us to exponentially grow, which is our goal. In every feedback session the mindset is growth: I want to continue to be better, not just for myself but for the kids.”
“As a special education teacher who has students reflect on elements of their presentations such as body language and clarity of speech, Swivl allows my students to receive feedback immediately by reviewing their presentations. Swivl is helping our students develop 21st century learning skills that are essential for success.”
“Swivl provides more opportunities for educators to inform and engage students. And for students, Swivl provides the comfort of face-to-face instruction when they need it and the flexibility of technology when they want it.”
“The Swivl has revolutionized my teaching. It’s so easy to record one lesson, then play to all of your classes or assign for homework. My time is freed to help the students with problems as they occur. Students love the additional one-on-one interaction. I love the extra energy I have.”
I am convinced that videos are productive tools to enhance teachers’ professional development and students’ achievement. The Swivl robot’s ability to navigate with the teacher’s movement make it easy to get the full picture of what is happening in the classroom.
Our big goal is to help our teachers grow in their own learning throughout the district. Swivl not only meets this goal but it exceeds it and has been implemented in a variety of ways, not just for professional development.