Quickly Turn Comments into Clear Professional Goals with New Edthena Commitments

The daily routine for a teacher is hectic: Coordinate homeroom. Execute lessons. Monitor lunch. Grade papers. Call parents. Plan for tomorrow. And somewhere within this busy schedule, teachers are also participating in professional learning to continually increase their effectiveness. With Edthena for video-powered PD, this means the teacher is recording a classroom video, discussing with…

Just like Bullet Trains, We’re Constantly Monitoring Reliability and Speed (of Video Uploads)

There’s a striking similarity between Japan’s bullet trains and the Edthena Video Tool: they’re both known for being reliable and fast. And just like Japan Railways publishes punctuality reports, we think it’s important to share updates on how our tools are performing. Video Upload Reliability Video coaching can’t happen if the videos aren’t online. In…

Comments Stats Surface Trends Hidden in Written Feedback

When people think of the data stored in Edthena, they usually think of comments on videos. At any specific moment, it’s possible to leave a detailed analysis of what you’re seeing as an observer. The substance of each comment is valuable to the teacher when viewing that specific video. But as time passes and more…

Teachers Can Now Share Video Portfolios Securely Outside Edthena

Some skills are better observed than described. This is especially true for teachers, who often need to demonstrate their abilities in the classroom for people who aren’t peers or coaches, and who can’t physically observe them – people such as prospective principals. That’s one reason we’re excited to announce that we’ve developed a feature to meet this…