Extending the Particle Model of Matter
In this session, participants extend their understanding of the particle model to explain additional macroscopic phenomena, including the electrical properties of matter. Participants review the progression of ideas covered in the course and anticipate future developments in the understanding of matter.
Meet the Artists: Cyprien Gaillard and Mario Garcia Torres
Cyprien Gaillard and Mario Garcia Torres represent a new generation of artists who examine the remains and ruins of artistic and architectural interventions of the recent past. Their works is presented together in the Hirshhorn's newest Directions show. Exhibition curator Kristen Hileman, of the Baltimore Museum of Art, joins them in this discussion of their recent and upcoming projects.
Workshop 2: Intellectual Development
Explore the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. Harvard Professor Eleanor Duckworth discusses the importance of teaching for a deep and lasting understanding and explains why it is important to give students time to work through their own ideas and experience confusion in order to achieve such understanding.
Workshop 5: Idea-Making
Student idea-making in mathematics is the subject of this workshop. Professor Constance Kamii, who studied under Jean Piaget for 12 years, explains how you can adapt your teaching to help students construct their own mathematical ideas. You will see video of students engaged in “mind mathematics” articulate and defend their strategies to classmates, and you will cons
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer uses a series of probing questions to find out a student's ideas about how rain and wind can break rock. Using a rock and water he asks her to demonstrate and explain her ideas. The segment shows how he probes further when Emily explains her idea about the water being soaked up by the rock, showing how ideas can be drawn out that are not identified in the research literature. His probing begins to
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,In this segment the interviewer probes for the student's ideas of how a rock breaks down. The student suggests wind and rain.
Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science: Session 2. The Particle Nature of Matter: Solids,
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The interviewer probes to find out if the student thinks atoms in a gas move. The student has the idea that gas atoms move freely but is limited by a model in which there are no boundaries. When presented with the phenomenon of air in a sealed bag, the student says they would stop because of the boundary. The student goes on to reason by use of an analogy that at recess time when you are free to go where ever you
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Fostering Genuine Communication
Arts teachers communicate with students, and students communicate with each other, in respectful ways that encourage communication of original ideas through the arts. In this session, participants meet a dance teacher whose students draw choreographic inspiration from poetry and sign language. A visual art teacher gives her commercial art class a fanciful assignment that enables them to communicate a concrete idea through several visual media. A theatre teacher encourages student interaction aro
Workshop 7: Children's Ways of Knowing
With Dr. Herbert Ginsburg. Children know a good deal of informal mathematics before they enter school. Clinical interviews help teachers understand what children know. In this session, you will see young children’s natural mathematical inclinations and watch as they construct their ideas. Observe Professor Ginsburg helping teachers of young children rethink t
Workshop 8: Learning to Listen
With Dr. Wynne Harlen. Formative assessment is a term that has gained prominence as teachers recognize the value of uncovering students’ thinking during the course of instruction. This information is then used to guide the development of lessons as well as provide feedback to students to assist them in their learning. In this workshop, you will see teachers e
1.4.1: Price ratios
This unit looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indices used by the UK Government to calculate the percentage by which prices in general have risen over any given period. You wil also look at the important statistical and mathematical ideas that contribute to the construction of a price index.
Six Traits Ideas and Content with Persuasive Writing Video
Eleven-year-old published author and seasoned speaker Adora Svitak talks about the Six Traits: Ideas and Content, Organization, Voice, Sentence Fluency, Word Choice, and Conventions. In this video she discusses persuasive writing and what it is. With persuasive writing, a writer takes a position FOR or AGAINST an issue and writes to convince the reader to believe or do something. In persuasive writing, your topic or issue is what your essa
Illegal immigration to the United States is a hot-button
political issue. Explore methods of articulating a thesis and writing a
persuasive composition about illegal immigration in America.
IELTS discussion essay writing (part 1 of 5)
In this lesson, we write a discussion essay together following IELTS essay writing guidelines. The final essay is roughly 280 words in length. This video discusses understanding the topic, the scope, coming up with ideas/details, (4:50)
How internet piracy harms innovation and ideas about illegal downloads. Looks at the idea of a piracy tax. Live action movie of stand-up presentation. (5:07)
Improve Reading Fluency with iPods in School
Ideas and book examples to put stories on iPods, including the acceptable use forms, are in this two minute video. This is not an how to video, but the spokesperson does explain the results of using this technology.
Vietnam War 4 (There is no number 5)
After WWII, USSR bewared of arms warfare against USA because their political viewpoints were dissimilar. America was not successful in educating the Vietnamese’ about Freedom. The lifestyles of two countries were too different - typical character of American culture is liberty, freedom, democracy; typical character of Vietnamese culture is ceremony, ritual, and conservative. It was a civil war in Vietnam; they were just a combatant of the
Pre-writing-A Visit to the Firestation
Before starting to write a story it is helpful to think about what to
say. One way to organize ideas is to draw pictures about what you want to write about. Watch a story about a fire station, thinking about what pictures you could draw. On their own, students are encouraged to pretend they spent a day at the fire station, draw a picture about their day and write a story to go with it.
Writers are more effective when they first develop a writing plan, such
as organizing their thoughts into main ideas and supporting details.
Vietnam War 3
(Caution: Some scenes
may be disturbing.) After WWII, USSR bewared of arms warfare against USA because their political viewpoints were dissimilar. America was not successful in educating the Vietnamese’ about Freedom. The lifestyles of two countries were too different - typical character of American culture is liberty, freedom, democracy; typical character of Vietnamese culture is ceremony, ritual, and conservative. It was a civil