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As powerful and fun as video content can be, written communication is the most reliable, accessible, and editable format that you can use to communicate with your students. Take it from a person who grew up hating writing assignments because I was so bad at them, the written word is powerful and deserves your effort. Improving your writing improves your lessons, emails, assessments, handouts, and more.

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As I said before, Drafts is a deceptively simple but absurdly powerful app. Because of this, it is a slow burn. Even as a daily user and advocate for Drafts I did not really unlock the true power of the app until this past summer.

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A great script makes your video easy to understand and produce. It’s also a great start to making your video easy to consume.

However, if you are publishing to YouTube, adding timestamps to your video description will add an extra level of structure to your video that makes it’s content extremely accessible.

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When you are good at speaking to people in person, scripting your videos seems like a waste of time.

I promise nothing is further from the truth!

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There are certainly plenty of concerns I am hearing from teachers in my building, and on twitter, about starting a semester of purposeful remote teaching. However, the most significant time sink I am noticing complaints about is video production.

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