Assessing a School Staff as a Community of Professional Learners
Students discuss an example of a school that was successful because of the manner in which teachers collaborated. Teachers chose to discuss and evaluate their methods every step of the way, fostering a successful learning environment.
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Creating a Welcoming School and Community
The final activity in a unit study of immigration and human rights asks class members to design a project for their school that builds support for immigrant classmates. To prepare for this project, individuals use what they have learned...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
College and High School Course Assignment Planner
When learners begin to take more than one course at a time, it can be hard to stay organized. Help them out with a blank assignment planner template, which provides space for the course name and meeting times, as well as 25 spaces to...
9th - Higher Ed Classroom Support
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus,...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
How State Budgets are Breaking US Schools
Bill Gates delves into the big money world of state budgets in the United States, emphasizing the need for greater scrutiny and developing a deeper understanding of the implications of worsening deficits. Gates incorporates a variety of...
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
EdTech Tuesdays: Creating a Google Apps Classroom with Kyle Brumbaugh
Have you heard about Google apps, but are uncertain about their effectiveness in the classroom? Kyle Brumbaugh, co-author of the book Creating a Google Apps Classroom: The Educator's Cookbook, discusses how these free resources can...
2 mins Pre-K - Higher Ed Classroom Support
EdTech Tuesdays: Socrative
What do you think two apps that interact with one another can do for you? Find out in this explanatory video about Socrative. Rich and Jennifer take on the role of student and teacher to show you just how the Socrative apps can increase...
6 mins Pre-K - Higher Ed Classroom Support
EdTech Tuesdays: Teaching Today with Ann McMullan
Exactly how important is the use of technology in the modern classroom? According to Ann McMullan, an educational technology consultant in Los Angeles, it's indispensable. Follow along as she describes her experiences with helping...
5 mins Pre-K - Higher Ed Classroom Support
EdTech Tuesdays: Today's Meet
Looking for a way to use technology to engage students during classroom discussions? Then Rich and Jennifer have the tool for you. Watch as they explore this free online service that allows learners to share and respond to each others'...
8 mins 3rd - Higher Ed Classroom Support