Teaching Channel Presents: Common Core From Pre K To 12th Grade. -- Really liked the menu strategy for teaching students how to write meaningful, sensory prose. Also, enjoyed the comic strip approach for reading comprehension; not sure if I think ELA upper elementary/lower middle school students could pair the structure of the comic strip with the structure of the writing... but maybe, with the right scaffolding!
Education Week Teacher: Featured Teaching Channel Videos Middle school teacher Suney Park demonstrates how she backtracks to build students' content knowledge before teaching new information on area and perimeter. Her lesson, designed to meet the common standards, aims to get students to apply knowledge of area and perimeter to solve real-world problemshttp://www.edweek.org/tm/section/teaching-channel/index.html?cmp=ENL-TU-NEWS3
Inspirational Teaching Videos: Covering Common Core, Math, Science, English And More. From Grading and the Common Core to Reasoning About Division- you'll find short videos to inspire or answer your questions about the Common Core.
Suggestions for middle school read-aloud books? < Teaching Channel
Paul Horton: Students and Educators Suffer PTSD in the Chicago School Wars: The Road to Gatopia IV - Living in Dialogue - Education Week Tea...and I know this is happening not just in Chicago, but across the USA.
Help! I'm teaching 6th grade next year! < Teaching Channel
What are some strategies for the first time you set norms for classroom discussions in middle school? < Teaching Channel
Check out this classroom video on Teaching Channel. Teaching Channel is a video showcase-on the Web and TV-of inspiring teaching practices in America's public schools.
Social Studies essentials: 16 min Revolution vocab; @33 min "Keep It or Junk It"