The finish line is in sight, and summer break is so close we can almost taste it! But before busting out the flip flops and sunblock, it’s time to wrap up another successful school year. As always, MyVRSpot is here to help you and your students navigate this busy time of year. Check out this month’s newsletter to get some inspiration for year-end instructional activities, try out a brand new MediaSpot template, get support on live broadcasting your graduation ceremonies, and register for the last training webinars for the school year.
It can be difficult to keep students engaged and excited about learning after testing season is over, so MyVRSpot’s instructional tools are here to help. First, raise awareness for Water Safety Month with a new SmartSpot quiz. Next, guide students of all ages through a self-reflection exercise with the End of Year Reflection VRS assignment. Keep the creativity flowing and let your students create heart-warming personalized Mother’s Day messages with the Mother’s Day MediaSpot Template. And finally, learn about the fastest two minutes in sports with the Kentucky Derby SmartSpot quiz.
New MediaSpot Template: Student Academic Portfolio
We’ve designed a brand new MediaSpot template meant to guide high school students through highlighting their greatest academic accomplishments. Recruiters for colleges and prospective employers will be blown away by the ease with which they can view images, videos, documents and more in a digital format with the Student Academic Portfolio. Students will give a snapshot of their best work from all their core subjects, electives, extracurriculars, and college/career prep. Check out the completed example below. Find the new template by logging into your MyVRSpot account, navigating to Create > Create MediaSpot Project, and scroll all the way to the bottom.
Earn Your Free Professional Development Credits
Still trying to finish up those required professional development credits for the year? There’s still time this month to finish the MyVRSpot Certified Educator Program, our free professional development course designed to turn users of all skill levels into media management masters. We have several openings for the required training webinars in May, but will be taking a brief pause in June and July. Register now to make sure you attend the MyVRSpot 101 session, the Interactive Instructional Tools session, and the Create Menu session. After attending all three webinars, all you have to do is complete a short cumulative assignment demonstrating proficiency in the platform to receive a digital certificate of completion as well as a nifty digital badge to signify your new status as a MyVRSpot Certified Educator! Check out our training webinar schedule below and register today.
Graduation Live Broadcasting
It’s time to celebrate the graduating class of 2022, and it’s not too late to make sure everyone is invited to your event by Live Broadcasting with MyVRSpot. Designed specifically for education, our Live Broadcasting solution boasts all the tools and features your team needs to put together an impressive production that ensures that your graduates get to celebrate with their loved ones wherever they may be. Our Customer Success Team will be happy to guide you through the setup process and provide all the support you need before, during, and after your broadcast. Get some helpful tips and tricks in the handy guide below. Not a Live Broadcasting customer yet? Click the link below to request a free demo and trial!
On the topic of Live Broadcasting, did you know you can broadcast with multiple cameras using MyVRSpot’s Live Broadcasting solution in combination with the free OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) Studio? Perfect for graduations and other large events, multiple camera angles and media sources can be broadcasted to your streaming channel for a seamless and professional looking production. Check out the user guide article below to learn more, as well as what a completed MyVRSpot/OBS broadcast looks like.
Staff Spotlight - Sarah Clements
Sarah joined MyVRSpot in January, 2020 as an account manager and member of the Customer Success Team. She previously worked in elementary schools for the past 10 years, both as a teacher, and an Instructional Technology Coach. When Sarah is not working or chasing her two kids, she is relaxing with a good book.
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