Welcome Back to School for Students & Teachers
You may have heard that one of the best ways to cope with stress and nerves is to change your mindset and view your feelings as excitement instead. Significant research also shows that gratitude improves our mood, cognitive function, and has several other benefits to human health and relationships. So, we should look at the transition as a back-to-school celebration!
The most lasting and expressive way to share genuine excitement and gratitude is through video.
Not only does a video last longer than a hug or face-to-face pep talk, but a montage allows you to collaborate with other important people who want to support the recipient. The best part? You can customize and personalize a video to fit your situation, whether you want to celebrate a teacher, student, or anyone else.
Reasons to Create a School Celebration Video
- Send Off a Student With a Confidence Boost
- Give a Meaningful Teacher Appreciation Gift
- Say “Welcome Back to School” to the Whole Class
- Start an Epic Graduation Gift
Jump ahead to learn how to create a school celebration video with Tribute.
Send Off a Student With a Confidence Boost
In the US, 70% of teens report that anxiety and depression are major problems among their peers. Starting a new school year can be a little scary for all students (and teachers). But it can be even harder for individuals with social anxiety, low self-esteem, learning disabilities, depression, and other possible challenges.
External factors, like a complicated home situation or moving to a new school or city, can also make going back to school tough. For students struggling to get excited about school, support from their loved ones and people they admire can change their whole outlook on the new school year.
How to Boost Self-Esteem Using Video
Compliments, gratitude, and advocacy can work wonders in boosting self-esteem. By inviting family and friends to each record a video message of support, you can create a back-to-school video montage that makes your recipient feel ready to take on the new school year!
Here are some examples of self-esteem boosting prompts you can give your video participants:
- What is your favorite thing about Danielle?
- Why are you grateful for Paxton?
- Can you share some encouragement for Zahara as she heads back to school?
- Do you have any special words of wisdom or support you want Kai to remember at school?
Give a Meaningful Teacher Appreciation Gift
Teachers are superheroes. They are extremely influential in the lives of students, and it's not always a walk in the park.
Sixteen to one (16:1)—that's the 2021 national average student-teacher ratio (some states report a staggering 27:1)! On top of being outnumbered, many teachers are overworked. Forbes reported that one in four teachers work more than 60 hours per week. Recent years have been more difficult than ever with the pandemic challenging teachers at every turn.
But do you think they get enough recognition for their contributions to society? Let’s make that answer a “Yes!”
If your goal is to give a dedicated teacher tears of joy, a teacher appreciation video is worth 1,000 words. We may never be able to repay all the teachers that helped shape our students into who they are today, but we can show this year's teachers our genuine appreciation. If you're looking for something they will use and enjoy more than once, videos for teachers are meaningful gifts they can rewatch forever.
Say “Welcome Back to School” to the Whole Class
A huge advantage of virtual gifts is that they are easily shareable. For example, all you need is your school directory and an easy video maker to lift the spirits of the whole 8th grade!
Invite parents, family members, teachers, and other school staff to record videos for the whole class to enjoy! A fun video can help students start the school year on a positive note with messages of encouragement from the adults in their lives.
Alternatively, you could collaborate with other parents to create a “welcome back to school” video for multiple teachers and staff members at school.
Start an Epic Graduation Gift
If you think the beginning of the school year seems a little early to be thinking about a graduation gift, think again. Planning ahead can give you ample opportunity to create a graduation video montage that will go down in history!
A graduation Tribute is one of the most exciting school celebration videos to make, give, and receive. Whether the initiative is led by a teacher, a parent, or anyone else who wants to celebrate the graduates, it can easily become the most meaningful gift on earth.
How to Create a School Celebration Video With Tribute
Tribute is the most user-friendly video montage maker. In a few simple steps, you collaborate with others, collect their videos, and compose your montage. Voila! You have an uplifting “welcome back to school” celebration video. Another option is to have our concierge service professionally edit your video for you.
- Invite friends.
We send the invitations with all the information your friends and family need to participate.
- Collect videos.
We provide the prompt for your participants to make a video and upload it.
- Compile the video.
We make it easy for you to drag and drop the collected videos into any order you like and then share the final Tribute video.
- Get premium service (optional).
Let one of our concierge editors manage the project and compile your final Tribute video.