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5 Reasons to Use Explainer Videos in Homeschooling

19. Jul 2017

5 reasons to use explainer videos in homeschooling

Applications, Education,

Homeschooling is on the rise in the US as it has grown by about 62% in the last 10 years. This means that more and more available content is used by parents to teach their children. It also means that the market of opportunities is rising. While the stereotype of homeschooling is slowly decreasing and... Read More

Develop Critical Thinking Skills through Video Creation

31. May 2017

critical thinking

Applications, Education,

We use critical thinking skills every day of our lives. At the most basic level, critical thinking is “thinking on purpose”. It is the skill of looking carefully at information and considering whether it is valid or not. When critical thinking takes place, the individual actively engages in the following processes: communication, analysis, synthesis, problem-solving, evaluation... Read More

Enhancing Project Based Learning with Video

25. May 2017

Applications, Education,

Project based learning (PBL) can also be known as “learning by doing”. It is a teaching method that promotes student engagement through the investigation of complex questions. Learning takes place systematically as students investigate the area in which they have been challenged.There is a big difference between “doing a project” and PBL. Doing a project may... Read More