Blur Part of a Video from Your Classroom with Drag-and-Drop Ease

Sharing videos inside Edthena is safe and secure. Even so, sometimes there are reasons that student information should not be visible, and teachers need to blur part of a video. The rise of Zoom-style teaching has increased the need for this video blurring: student names now appear clearly on the recordings of video conferences. Today we’re…

Video Observation Improves Teacher Preparation and Enhances Collaboration (EdPrepMatters)

Western Colorado University educators, Caroline Forrest and Cori Woytek will be presenting at the AACTE 2021 Annual Conference about how their program uses video to provide meaningful feedback for their resident teachers. In this article, they discuss how their residency program has successfully used video observation across diverse settings.  This is the first article in…

Feeding Forward with Video for Teacher Professional Learning

This is a guest post authored by Amy Tepper and Patrick Flynn. Authors of Learner-Focused Feedback and Feedback to Feed Forward, Amy and Patrick draw on their own experience as classroom teachers and school district leaders. More info on their work and free resources can be found at Tepper and Flynn. We had to reimagine…