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June 12, 2019

How to Add Arabic Subtitles to a Video

Creating and sharing non-English language media can be frustrating, but there are a couple convenient ways for you to edit your videos for an Arabic or international audience! In this article, I’ll go over two ways you can add Arabic subtitles to a video using a free online video editing tool called Kapwing.

May 1, 2019

Kapwing Reviews: Read All Reviews From Across the Web

In this post, I wanted to share a bunch of Product Reviews about Kapwing, an online video editor for modern creators. Kapwing doesn’t do paid reviews, so every one of these is organic, written because the person wanted to share their love for the product with the world.

April 23, 2019

Windows Movie Maker Alternatives

Now that Microsoft has deprecated Windows Movie Maker, what should video creators use instead? Kapwing is an excellent replacement for making and editing videos on a PC. In this article, I explain how and why to use Kapwing.

March 29, 2019

Make History Lessons Relevant Using Memes in the Classroom

Even though most schools value their history programs, many educators still struggle with how to teach history with engaging and applied methods. It’s a challenge to make facts and figures from centuries ago relevant to students’ everyday lives. In this article, I describe how history teachers can use memes to teach and how students can make memes to study history.

February 18, 2019

How to Make Multimedia Flashcards

In this article, I’ll show how to make digital flashcards using a free online tool called Kapwing. Kapwing helps you put images, GIFs, and video clips together with text so that you have a visual, digital representation of the study topics. I’ll also describe some ways that students can use digital flashcards to study and reinforce classroom learning.

February 13, 2019

How Non-Profits Use Video: The Scratch Foundation

How did the Scratch Foundation get their community to submit #ScatchStories over Twitter? With videos, of course! In this article, I’ll tell the story of The Scratch Foundation’s first experience with sharing community-generated videos. The Foundation’s Communications team uses Kapwing to enable digital storytelling and engage their diverse audience. This is the first case study in a series to highlight how nonprofits are using Kapwing to support their work.

February 2, 2019

Add Title to Video: How to Add a Title Card to your Movies

In this article, I’ll show you how to add a title to your video in less than 5 minutes.

January 31, 2019

How to Add Captions to a Twitter Video

Twitter launched video support in 2016, and many brands, social media influencers, podcasters, educators, and journalists regularly publish videos to their feed. However, Twitter does not yet support closed captioning, meaning a video’s soundtrack (and message) don’t reach people with the sound off. To add subtitles to your Twitter videos, you first need to embed text directly into the video before publishing. In this article, I show you how.

January 25, 2019

How to Make a Quote Video

A quote video is a video that focuses on a text quote, usually inspirational or funny, that sits on a beautiful background. In this article I’ll show you how to create one easily and online without having to download an app using Kapwing.

January 17, 2019

Teaching Digital Media Skills to Elementary School Students

Kapwing makes digital media more accessible to elementary school students. The Kapwing creative suite is immediately available on the website; users – or “Kapwinglings” – don’t have to install any software or sign in. Kapwing works on every kind of device, including Chromebooks and tablets. It’s cloud-based, which means students’ work is saved as they go and they can easily share and access their projects from home. Most importantly, the interface is so simple that even second graders can explore it themselves.

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