Staff Development and Change Process: Cut from the Same Cloth
Students discuss a successful model for staff development for teachers. They analyze the reasons certain programs fail, while others succeed.
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Making Change: Revolutionary Tactics of the Civil Rights Movement
The film American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs introduces viewers to the differing philosophies of and strategies employed by 1960s civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. and the debate over...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Post-Classical: Regional and Transregional Interactions
International trade from 600 AD to 1450 AD resulted in the flourishing of post-classical civilizations, the expansion of Islam across many regions, and the transmission of rare materials and innovative ideas — not to mention the spread...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Refugees and Asylum Seekers
To gain a deeper understanding of the plight of refugees and asylum seekers, class members read stories written from the point of view of an emigrant, map the individual's journey, and note the human rights affected by each stage of the...
8th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review Migrations and Intensification: Crash Course Big History #7
What happens when the earth reaches its carrying capacity of humans? As human populations grow, societies change from hunters and gatherers to agriculture to the industrial age and beyond. A video takes a global perspective of migration...
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Philosophy - Aristotle
How easy is it to change your virtues? High schoolers learn about Aristotle and his philosophical views with a short analysis video. It links the value of art, particularly drama, to one's virtues, values, friendships, and social...
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review What is Addiction?
Why do our bodies become addicted to some substances? Young psychologists explore the mechanisms of addiction through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions series. Content includes the cycle of addiction, changes that...
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Repurchase Agreements (repo transactions)
In one of his most clear-cut and simple presentations, Sal discusses the difference between collateralizing a loan and creating a purchase agreement. With an example of a watch and a kidney transplant, the video thoroughly explains the...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math
The Climate Change Skeptic's Argument: Natural Solar Cycles or Human Activity?
Teachers explore patterns in sunspots and total solar irradiance to understand the counterpoint to the human effect of global warming. In this professional development tool, teachers work through a lesson on the sun's natural patterns to...
Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
It's well known that people should get eight hours of sleep each night, but exactly why is that? Follow along with this short video as it investigates the crucial role sleep plays not only in peoples' physical health, but their memory...
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable