Dear colleagues,

In today’s fast-paced world of education, the need for innovative teaching methods has never been greater. As educators in a school focused on Applied Science and Technology, we are constantly seeking ways to optimize our teaching processes and provide our students with the best possible learning experiences.

Pre-recording your lessons
We’d like to introduce you to a transformative approach: pre-recording your lessons. Here are some compelling reasons why you should consider embracing this method.

Benefits for Educators:

  1. Time Efficiency: Pre-recording your lessons allows you to save valuable in-class time. Instead of spending precious minutes explaining concepts or running through slides, you can utilize your class time for deeper discussions, hands-on activities, and individualized coaching for students.
  2. Reusability: Your recorded lessons can serve as valuable resources for years to come. You can easily reuse them in different semesters, ensuring consistency in your teaching and freeing up even more time for customization.
  3. Improved Planning: Recording lessons in advance enables you to plan your content more effectively. You can structure your lessons for optimal learning and ensure that all key points are covered in a clear and organized manner.

Benefits for Students:

  1. Flexible Learning: Students can watch your recorded lessons before coming to class. This allows them to familiarize themselves with the material at their own pace, making class time more engaging and interactive.
  2. Enhanced Comprehension: After the lesson, students have the opportunity to revisit the recorded material. This helps reinforce their understanding, clarify doubts, and improve overall retention.
  3. Individualized Support: With more time available during class, you can provide personalized guidance and support to students who may need additional assistance. This approach fosters a deeper connection with your students and ensures that no one is left behind.
Easy integration with your existing teaching methods
For those of you who are accustomed to using PowerPoint, pre-recording your lessons can seamlessly integrate with your existing teaching methods. You can incorporate PowerPoint slides, graphics, and multimedia elements into your recorded content, enhancing the learning experience.

In summary
By embracing pre-recorded lessons, you’ll not only save time but also enhance the quality of your teaching and the learning outcomes for your students. It’s a win-win situation for both educators and learners alike.

Next steps
So, why not take the leap and explore this innovative approach? Let’s harness the power of pre-recorded lessons to create a more engaging, efficient, and effective learning environment for all.

Step 1: Learn How I Can Help You Create Your First Video!
Discover the entire process in the following concise 4-minute video tutorial (in Dutch):

Credits for the video: I created the video together with Fontys colleague Marc Mussaeus.

Thank you for your dedication to our students’ success.

Ronald Scheer and Marc Mussaeus

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The text above was produced by ChatGPT 3.5 based on following input from me:


I need your advice to convince teachers in a school for applied science and technology to Pre-record their lessons on video.

Benefits for teachers:

  • re-use the record video
  • save time during class for explanation, so they have time for individual coaching of students
  • can you suggest more benefits?

Benefits for students:

  • students can watch the video prior to the lessons
  • students can watch the video after the lessons
  • can you suggest more benefits?

Final thought
Most teachers use Powerpoint during their lessons.

Video about this process
Watch a 4 minute how I can assist YOU  in creating your first video. Question? Please contact me via:

  • MSTeams,
  • our schools’ email or
  • find me on LinkedIN

My request
Please write a brief explanation to persuade teachers to start pre-recording theis lessons.

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Over Ronald Scheer

Ronald Scheer is an educator based at Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Eindhoven. Ronald is deeply engaged in the field of Engineering and is associated with the Robotics & Mechatronics professorship. In addition to his teaching role, he wears the hat of a skilled video and podcast creator within the professorship. Beyond the classroom, Ronald extends his expertise to assist fellow educators in crafting engaging learning materials for both online and classroom activities. His passion lies in enhancing the educational experience through multimedia content creation and innovative teaching methodologies.