wevideo logoWeVideo is an easy-to-use collaborative online video editing tool that students and teachers can use to create videos. WeVideo empowers students to create, collaborate and express themselves with authenticity.

essential info banner

Schools and departments can purchase licenses for Wevideo education accounts. Some departments have purchased accounts- check with departments you work with to find out if accounts have been purchased. Once purchased, students and teachers can access WeVideo through Clever at clever.sfusd.edu, download the app through self-service, or on the web at wevideo.com. Sign in with your SFUSD account.

The free version of WeVideo does not meet our student data privacy requirements and must not be used. To use WeVideo, please purchase a license by completing an ISA.

Curricular Uses, Resources, & Tutorials

Students might use Wevideo to record, edit, and publish documentaries, book reviews, research, academic discussions, reflections, peer feedback, and more. These projects build content knowledge and 21st century skills, including the following digital learning competencies described in SFUSD's Digital Learning Scope & Sequence

video iconEdit & publish videos using original and repurposed media in order to demonstrate learning, engage in critical analysis, examine issues from multiple viewpoints, conduct research and communicate findings, and/or reach a broader audience.

locate information (small)Plan and employ effective research strategies such as using keywords, phrases, filters, operators, & modifiers in search engines, library catalogues, and other databases to locate articles, images, charts, graphs, data, and primary sources.

Info literacy iconEvaluate digital content for accuracy and credibility using a variety of strategies (i.e. locating and identifying publication information, cross-referencing information on the web, researching the author or publisher, distinguishing between fact, opinion, news, native advertisements, and propaganda)

media analysis iconAnalyze media for personal and cultural bias and explain how media & technology can be used to distort, exaggerate, & misrepresent information. 

publish writing iconUse digital tools to construct outlines and draft research papers, including in collaboration with others, while developing academic language & synthesizing information generated from research.

Common Sense Media Aligned Lessons

The following topics and lessons will help students use Soundtrap effectively and responsibly. 

News and media literacyNews and Media Literacy
Identify credible & trustworthy sources of information, consider legal and ethical aspects of using the creative work of others, and apply this knowledge as they create & curate digital content. Common Sense Media lessons addressing news and media literacy

Coaching and Support

Video Production for the Classroom course for educators offered by KQED Teach

Remote learning resources from WeVideo

Technical support requests can be directed to Wevideo technical support at support@wevideo.com

Coaching support requests can be directed to Stu Jernigan at jernigand@sfusd.edu or by submitting a help ticket at help.sfusd.edu

This page was last updated on November 22, 2021