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Summer Series | July 6, 2016

Learning from Yourself and the Power of Self-Reflection

Everyone says it because it’s true: Reflection is an essential practice. Particularly within education and as educators, allocating time to reflect upon instruction, teaching techniques and how receptive students are during that instruction are of the greatest importance. Self-reflection should be a regular (weekly) practic...

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Product News | April 18, 2016

Unveiling Swivl’s Brand New Robot and Classroom Tools!

We have some big news for you this morning! After many months of hard work, we are ready to announce the release of our newest products that will help make personalized, whole-child learning a reality. “Technology must support and inspire the hard work of teachers and students, not dictate it,” said Brian Lamb, Swivl co-f...

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General | November 10, 2015

Swivl Gives Back: Nominate an Educator to Win a Swivl Robot

‘Tis the season. Midterm exams are just about behind everyone, and now the attention of the education community turns to Thanksgiving break (the much-needed reprieve before the big holiday break). Now is also about the time when those among us who are capable of planning ahead—myself not included—start coming up with gift...

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General, Product News | October 23, 2015

Get to Know FERPA and COPPA: Reasons to Reconsider YouTube for Your School

When we talk about instructional video today we aren’t referring to a math teacher playing Stand and Deliver for the umpteenth time. A more universally accessible internet and its many services have made it easier than ever for educators to connect with students and other teachers within and beyond their classrooms. Students ...

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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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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 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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General, Guest, Summer Learning Series | June 15, 2015

Fostering Relevant, Connected Learners: Part 1

In last week’s webinar, Steven Anderson addressed eight elements that make up a relevant, connected educator and he shared how connectedness empowers learning. As educators, it is important that we pass along these same values to our students. In this two-part blog post we will look at the eight aspects of a relevant, educato...

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