Stories

  • Q&A with: Erick Hanson Secondary Media Specialist

    For more than 16 years Erick Hanson has been a dedicated educator, the first 12 were spent as a high school social studies teacher. While in this position, he quickly began pushing the envelope and taking risks in technology education. As his reputation for trying new things grew East Pennsboro S... View Post
  • Video Production is Not Complete Without Online Video Sharing

    It’s no secret that video is already a huge part of students' lives but also their parents’ and educators’ lives as well. Many schools already have some form of media education or video production program in place, but (what is the next step in utilizing student compelling content?) How can schoo... View Post
  • Q&A with: Kelsey Means Library Media Specialist

    Padcaster recently sat down with Library Media Specialist Kelsey Means to answer the questions, “what does it take to create a 21st-century library media program?” and “how can it prepare students for the workplace?” Ms. Means uses video creation to instill a love of literacy in her students whil... View Post
  • Creative License 4: The Best Advice I Ever Got

    Being precise and meticulous is very important when it comes to making a film, but as host, Josh Apter discusses it is equally important to trust your instincts and be willing to break traditional filmmaking rules. The ability to react to unexpected challenges on set will not only help you become... View Post
  • Case Study: Utilizing Video at St. Louise de Marillac School with Zee Poerio

    Zee Poerio, K-9 Computer and STREAM Teacher at St. Louise de Marillac School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, along with her students, tell us how they created a morning announcement program from scratch with Padcaster. The School’s unique morning announcements program includes students from Kinderga... View Post