Encouraging Student Teachers to Document Reflective Practice
Students in a teacher education course document their learning from multimedia cases of effective teaching and share their reflections with their peers and teacher educators.
Designing effective computer based learning environments
The key to effective learning with computers is good educational design. (Cummings et al, 1999). This paper reviews literature relating to models and guidelines for designing computer based learning environments and resources for effective learning.
Collaborate and Create Inservice
The Collaborate and Create learning project is an online resource created to assist in the in-service of educators seeking to integrate technology into their classroom curriculum. This resource will assist in the development of learning groups organized around real problems of practice that provide access to outside resources and expertise.
Learn about Music Intervals
Learn about Music Intervals - This is a short video article introducing intervals. Each interval has a unique name based on the distance they are apart. (2:21)
Connecting With the Arts: What's the Big Idea?
This program is about planning and teaching toward big ideas — important understandings that have lasting value. Participants will see how arts-integrated instruction enables students to make deeply personal connections to what they are learning.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
Scaffolding Language Skills
This video will help teachers to guide and support a child's language learning by building on what the child is already able to do. The video begins with good ways to set up a preschool classroom. (1:48)
Learn French - Le Corps (The Body)
Learn French by learning the parts of the body. The words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
Geometry--Not Just for High School
In this professionally-produced video, understand why children learn geometry most effectively when it is part of their daily lives and how children are capable of learning geometry at a much earlier age.
Learn How to Cater
Learn about the catering business with helpful information
from a catering chef in this video. The chef explains that learning to cater is best done by gaining hands-on experience at a catering business, at a restaurant or at a culinary school. She give information on where to find additional resources for learning about catering.
Teaching Attributes with Sorting Circles
This brief video is a teacher explaining how to use sorting circles or a Venn diagram to compare attributes of various shapes. The teacher demonstrates how to model the lesson and suggests that the sorting circles could then be used in a learning center for additional reinforcement and practice.
Multiplication: Learning Times Tables for 8s and 2s
Math times table created from fun patterns as a way to learn
multiplication tables for Eights and Twos. This video also teaches place value. This video has the student create worksheets where they can learn the times tables. This is useful for teaching math in a classroom, at home, as part of homeschool or as fun homework. Right Brain Math can teach Elementary Students. Curriculum Review magazine calls it a revolutionary approach to introducing math. It is also very effective for remedia
The role of books in learning tolerance.
Learn English Grammar Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows how to play an English grammar with a game. The game is called The Sentence Zone. The video shows how each part of the sentence is a different color. Children learn the parts of a sentence, such as a subject, verb, direct object, or preposition. The game is easy enough for parents or teachers to make and have fun learning. Video is of good quality and the idea she uses is good for parents and teachers.
Bonnie Terry, M. Ed. shows how to play an English grammar with a game. The game is called The Sentence Zone. The video shows how each part of the sentence is a different color. Children learn the parts of a sentence, such as a subject, verb, direct object, or preposition. The game is easy enough for parents or teachers to make and have fun learning. Video is of good quality and the idea she uses is good for parents and teachers.
Kindergarten Pre-Writing Lesson: Building Sentences
This video shows a sample pre-writing lesson for Kindergarten students who are learning about writing sentences. Word cards and actual items are used to help the students to form the sentences. Conventions of writing such as a capital letter at the beginning of the sentence, spaces between words, and punctuation at the end of the sentence are all a part of the lesson.
Do Mixed-Age Classes Work?
Discover why mixed-age grouping in classrooms can increase learning.
Nourishing the Brain
The link between nutrition and learning.
Different Learning Styles in Children
Learning styles differ from person to person. Your individual learning style allows you to learn in the way that is best for you. It can be anything from sitting in a quiet room to listening to music while you work to having movement during work time.
Finding Area of Complex Figures
The instructor demonstrates how to find the area of complex figures consisting of one or more rectangles. They show how to break the figure up into two different figures and then add the areas together. The first figure is in the perimeter video, so to find the missing sides you could watch that video or just go on in this video and they give you the measurements. They discuss the formula for area of a square and rectangle and use this to find the area of the two figures and then add
Jason Reitman introduces Men, Women & Children | BFI #LFF
Men, Women & Children Virgin Atlantic Gala Introduction | BFI London Film Festival 2014 #LFF. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. At the Virgin Atlantic gala screening of Men, Women & Children during the 58th BFI London Film Festival, director Jason Reitman, producer Helen Estabrook and co-leads Kaitlyn Dever and Ansel Elgort introduce their film and talk about the challenges of creating parallel visual narratives and the influence of technology in our lives. View our BFI LFF playlist