EdVisto combines storytelling with social sharing technology. It offers a structure where users can plan, collaborate and create videos together in groups.
The product is browser based and easy to use even for primary school students. For teachers the product has a created a community and an opportunity to collaborate internationally. Edvisto focuses on student-driven learning and development of 21st century skills, with special focus on creativity, collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Edvisto gives a good and simple structure for storytelling with multimedia technology.
The product allows students to work in groups which gives a great opportunity to practice social and collaboration skills.
Edvisto tools work also in mobile devices, so adding images and videos straight from your phone works nicely.
The video editing features are simple and easy to use, yet they offer possibilities to create professionally looking video stories.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.
Subject based learning goals
Soft skills learning goals
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.