WeVideo Every Day

40 Strategies to Deepen Learning in Any Class

By: Dr. Nathan D. Lang-Raad

Instead of assigning boring worksheets and tedious tasks or practice problems, teachers today can design active and fun learning experiences that build on student strengths and interests by using exciting edtech tools—like WeVideo.

In this easy-to-follow guide, educator and WeVideo expert Nathan Lang-Raad provides forty ways to use WeVideo to create engaging content that encourages students to practice real-life problem-solving skills. Using a student-centered learning approach, you can employ this powerful platform to

  • Create an environment where students feel safe and empowered
  • Clearly communicate goals in a fun and engaging way, and see learning in action
  • Provide a structure for students to share their voice with the classroom, community, and the world
  • Engage students in deeper learning through critical thinking and creativity

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About the Author

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad

Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad is a speaker, author, and professional learning facilitator. He is the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo and hosts the weekly Deeper Learning with WeVideo Podcast.

Throughout his career, he has served as a teacher, assistant principal, university adjunct professor, consultant, and education strategist. He served as Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, as well as Education Supervisor at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. He is a Google Certified Educator, Microsoft Innovative Educator, and 2016 Apple Teacher, serves on the board of the Student Voice Foundation and serves on the International Literacy Association Task Force. Nathan is the author of Everyday Instructional Coaching and co-author of The New Art and Science of Teaching Mathematics with Robert J. Marzano.

What People are Saying

. . . A practical guide that will pave the way to unleash the true power of video in the classroom. Eric Sheninger, ICLE senior fellow, award-winning principal, and best-selling author of Digital Leadership

Students naturally crave ways to express themselves creatively, and this book gives practical ways for teachers to help students do just that. Jennie Magiera, chief program officer at EdTechTeam and president of The Student Voice Foundation

This book provides helpful strategies to support student growth and learning by giving learners a place to play, discover, wonder, be heard, solve problems, and create. Thank you for writing this, Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad! — Alice Keeler, educator, speaker, and author of 50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroomn

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