Jeanne Wright creatively introduces her 1st grade students to a variety of strategies for solving addition problems.
Students in Channa Comer's 6th grade science class try to design helmets, working on engineering skills and collaboration in the process.
To help his students understand and design their own simple machines, 2nd grader teacher Jason DeLuca activates their prior knowledge and integrates whole-body movement into his lesson.
High school teacher Lindsay Young uses art to teach her class of English-learners how to analyze content, rather than have them try to learn how to read and analyze text at the same time.
Steven Carpenter has his students experience the world of an engineer by giving them a real-world design problem: develop a new iPad case that meets the needs of teachers.
High school teacher David Olio emphasizes the difference between the multiple perspectives of collaboration and consensus-focused cooperative learning in his class.
What do female students need to be successful in STEM classes? The School of Engineering and Sciences in Sacramento, Calif., asked that question of its girls as a step towards developing solutions. Watch as both teachers and students discuss the gender gap in STEM education and the ways in which they're addressing the issue.
Los Angeles teacher Antoinette Pippen shows how she encourages reasoning skills and discipline-specific vocabulary to help her 5th graders in analyzing the scientific and artistic qualities of nature paintings.
Alicia Farmer, a 5th grade math teacher in Anacortes, Wash., demonstrates how she builds her students' conceptual understanding of multiplying fractions.
High school history teacher Jennifer Wolfe leads her students through a peer-revision process called Warm and Cool feedback as a way of improving their understanding of their own written strengths and weaknesses.