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Learning Resources

Sources and Citations help videos from NextVista.org

This playlist on sources and citations covers what Creative Commons is, the types of Creative Commons licenses, and how to cite CC-licensed media you use.

The Educator’s Guide to WeVideo

We hope you find this guide helpful in getting started with WeVideo in your classrooms. This document is full of project ideas that span grade levels and subject areas and the foundational basics as well as tips and tricks to get you started.

Film Making Tips

Students Sharing Video Creation Tips
Is the audio clear?

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Can you add emotion with music?

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WeVideo Digital Storytelling Lesson

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Film Shots and Composition

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Other Resources

The Door Scene Activity and more from American Film Institute:

AFI Educator Handbook

AFI Storyboard Glossary

Learn Skills

Production Skills Course from Youtube’s Creator Academy: A series of courses to help you improve all aspects of your video production

Apple’s Moviemaking Curriculum: Explore free lessons created by digital media production experts Ross Kallen and Marco Antonio Torres.

The Oscars Teaching Guide Series: The Academy, in cooperation with Young Minds Inspired, produces a series of teacher’s guides that explore the art and science of motion pictures.

Media Awareness Network: Media literacy is the ability to sift through and analyze the messages that inform, entertain and sell to us every day. This Canadian website helps you to get students to watch and listen for what is really being said or not said on television.

Be Inspired

Next Vista for Learning: A collection of student videos and project ideas.

Adobe’s Education Initiatives: Adobe is cultivating the next generation of digital media makers and coders so they can innovate, help grow our economies and make a real social impact.

The Director’s Bureau: A fabulous collection of videos, reels, and commercials from some well-known and not so well-known directors.