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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.

January 15, 2019

How to Make a Tutorial Video

If you have a skill you would love to share with and teach people, use this guide to create your own How To Video

January 8, 2019

Best Free Video Slideshow Websites for 2019

You want to make a photo and video slideshow for your mom’s birthday — What software do you use? Surprisingly, even in 2019, there is no tech brand that immediately comes to mind for merge media together into a video…. Continue Reading →

December 19, 2018

Blank Memes

Memes are everywhere! They are fun images (and sometimes videos) often containing text captions that are passed around among friends, family, and on social media to amuse. This article will show you how to find and create blank memes.

December 15, 2018

Why Kapwing is the Best Video Editing Software For Beginners

There are lots of video editing options out there on the market, each with its own tradeoffs and price-tag. In this article, I want to describe why I think Kapwing is the best video editing software for beginners and people making videos for the first time.

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