Sunday, April 20, 2014
Teaching Channel presents a few imaginative and engaging K-12 classrooms that will leave you inspired. Join the "Mouse Squad" as they fix technological problems around the school. See a teacher with a passion for reading show students how to dive right into their books, and learn more about adjusting to the changes in the new Common Core State Standards. Amazing Classrooms - Mouse Squad - "Mouse Squad" is a group of 4th to 8th graders who support their school's technology needs. These kids maintain and service their school's computers, gain technical skills, and learn lessons about professionalism and working together. Classroom Close-Up - Rick's Reading Workshop - Rick Klein uses simple strategies in his reading workshop to push students further into their reading. Students build theories about the story and the characters. What will happen next? Annoucement of Education Update - the CCSS for Math - See an introduction to the new Common Core state standards including background on the design process, key features, and major differences.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Teaching Channel invites you to attend visionary K-12 classrooms around the United States. Tap your feet along to a lesson that studies similes with the help of Duke Ellington. Watch an incredible two-woman team tackle algebra with their middle school students, and discover more about the new Common Core State Standards being put in place. Language Meets Music - Music teacher Genein Letford teaches students about similes to the beat of Duke Ellington using story, jazz solos, and improvisations. Filmed at New Academy Canoga Park, CA. Classroom Close-Up - Algebra Team - Math teachers Marlo Warburton and Juliana Jones work together on creating all of their algebra lessons. Each teacher has their own unique teaching style, but with the same lesson plans they create undeniably great lessons. Education Update - the CCSS for English and Literacy - See an introduction to the new Common Core state standards including background on the design process, key features, and major differences.