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November 30, 2016

Agents of Change: Empowering Students to Take Action (Video)

Matt Colley, a 9th grade history teacher at Oakland Technical High School in California, has students select topics for research in order to foster real-world applications to their own lives and futures. He utilizes diagrams to get students thinking critically about contemporary problems and possible solutions.

November 16, 2016

Designing Infographics for Change (Video)

Chela Delgado, a 12th grade teacher at the Coliseum College Prep Academy in Oakland, Calif., shares how her students design visual representations for their senior capstone projects on civic engagement. Students go through steps of planning and check-ins before utilizing technology to create their infographics.

November 09, 2016

Teacher Collaboration: Cross-Discipline Lesson Planning (Video)

Erin Gilrein, a 9th grade English teacher, and Jennifer Wolfe, a global studies teacher, both at Oceanside High School in Oceanside, N.Y., share how they have joint preparation sessions to create an interdisciplinary program that facilitates deeper learning for students.

September 30, 2015

Interactive Social Studies for Kindergartners (Video)

Kindergarten teacher John Michaud provides his students with activities on pioneer life and the California Gold Rush. He says that engaging younger students in hands-on activities will shape their perspective on learning.

September 02, 2015

A Student-Run Lesson: Keep It or Junk It (Video)

Jennifer Brouhard's students facilitate discussion and demonstrate understanding of text by engaging in a "keep it or junk it" exercise.

June 23, 2015

Video: Document-Based Questions: Warm and Cool Feedback

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.

April 08, 2015

Video: The Great Migration: Analyzing Point of View

In this lesson, students prepare to learn about the Harlem Renaissance by analyzing the points of view of stakeholders involved in the Great Migration.

March 25, 2015

Video: Cross-Discipline Socratic Seminar: Refining Essays

Watch this team of teachers come together to teach a cross-disciplinary Socratic Seminar.

March 04, 2015

Video: Cross-Discipline Lesson Planning

High school teachers Jennifer Wolfe and Erin Gilrein offer a demonstration of how educators can collaborate on lesson plans despite teaching different subjects.

February 25, 2015

Video: Collaborative Teaching for Interdisciplinary Learning

In this video, social studies teacher Tom Morrill and science teacher Leah Penniman work together to plan and co-teach a class.

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