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The app that lets you create Khan Academy-style videos in 60 seconds
The app that lets you create Khan Academy-style videos in 60 seconds

With an app called Snip, flipped and other educators can create video tutorials a la Khan in no time flat. See how.


DVD copying software on trial

A federal trial now under way could decide whether educators, students, and other consumers will have legal access to technology that allows them to make backup copies of their DVDs…


Post video to eSN.TV–earn national recognition

Thanks to our Student Video Network (SVN) initiative at eSN.TV (www.eSchoolNews.TV), your students can earn valuable video-production experience--and a shot at national recognition for their efforts. Key Concepts: student video…


Need help with class? YouTube videos await

When University of Central Florida junior Nicole Nissim got stumped in trigonometry, she checked out what was showing on YouTube. Nissim typically scours the video-sharing Web site for clips of…


Students wow lawmakers with video savvy

After spending many days and countless exhausting hours producing videos worthy of national exposure, the winners of eSchool News' Empowered Education Awards--a national student video contest sponsored by the Pearson…


InfoComm 2008: Video Editing & Production

Broadcast Pix demonstrated a range of switcher panels that are priced for school budgets and can be easily used by students–making them ideal for school news programs, the company said.…


YouTube lawsuit tests copyright law

Educators are closely watching a $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit challenging YouTube's ability to keep copyrighted material off its popular video-sharing web site--a lawsuit that could have important implications for…


Education veteran creates “Youtube” for teachers

Given the enormous popularity of YouTube, it's not surprising that an education-specific version of this video-sharing web site should emerge--and on March 6, that's just what happened.


Students call on new video skills

In what is believed to be the first class of its kind in the country, Boston University has partnered with cellular company Amp'd Mobile to create a course that teaches…


Visual Communicator Studio helps Brevard County Public Schools work “among the stars”

Following the lead of the county's own Kennedy Space Center, Brevard County (Florida) Public Schools wanted to provide access to space age video technology to 75,000 students in its 82…


Teen producers wow judges in first-ever Student Video Discovery Awards

On a large-screen TV monitor inside the Discovery Channel headquarters, two students from Parkland High School in Allentown, Pa., are describing their school's student-run video production, Parkland Morning News (PMN).…