For Educators

The Cone of Experience Myth and Promise of Multimodal Learning

While most people have learned to guard themselves against believing everything they read on the internet, it is still all too common to see figures, charts, and quotes that are...


4 Academic Departments That Benefit from Stock Video

Although we’ve often written about the value of our Digital Backpack for film programs, VideoBlocks for Education knows that digital literacy is a cross-disciplinary issue...


Best Practices For Digital Literacy In Higher Education [eBook]

As higher education’s embrace of digital media marches forward, it’s important we not lose sight of the research in which it is grounded. Digital literacy is not to be...


Digital Storytelling - Researchers Find New Ways to Engage Students

The bored, daydreaming student is more than a cliche. It’s a real problem educators face at all levels. As more and more students find it difficult to focus, spend adequate...


Copyright & Fair Use: What Educators and Students Need to Know [ebook]

American copyright law is intentionally opaque. Outside of legal departments, few students or faculty members have a thorough understanding of Fair Use. Some studies even support...


How to Talk to Your Students About Crowdfunding for Films

When platforms like Kickstarter initially gained traction in 2008 and 2009, Hollywood and educators both approached crowdfunding with due skepticism. It’s taken several years...


5 Ways to Use Stock Footage in the Classroom: A Hands-On Intro to Film

 While most students show up for day one of Intro to Film ready to make the next Pulp Fiction, we know there are at least a few basic concepts they will need to master. Of...