Teaching Channel


Updated Thu, Dec 1, 2011 1:08 pm

 

12/5
Follow Teaching Channel as we explore exceptional K-12 classrooms. Listen as a teacher uses rhythm to assist students with their reading skills. Watch students analyze greenhouse gases through plastic soda bottles, and learn an entertaining way to teach fractions.
 
Amazing Classrooms – Reading and Rhythm 
Percussionist Steven Angel has developed an innovative program that uses rhythm to help struggling students improve their reading fluency and comprehension.
 
Classroom Close-Up – Climate Change in a Bottle 
Suney Park uses soda bottles, thermometers and light bulbs to create an experiement about the importance of green house gases and climate change.
 
Tough to Teach – Fractions with Borrowing 
Beverly Gonzalez uses paper pizzas to give her students a practical application for subtracting fractions. She fully engages the class with her "cowboy math" technique, white boards, peer coaching, and the "bull pen."
 
12/12
Teaching Channel presents a few imaginative and engaging K-12 classrooms that will leave you inspired. Join the "Mouse Squad" as they fix technological problems around the school. See a teacher with a passion for reading show students how to dive right into their books, and learn more about adjusting to the changes in the new Common Core State Standards.
 
Amazing Classrooms – Mouse Squad 
"Mouse Squad" is a group of 4th to 8th graders who support their school's technology needs. These kids maintain and service their school's computers, gain technical skills, and learn lessons about professionalism and working together.
 
Classroom Close-Up – Rick’s Reading Workshop 
Rick Klein uses simple strategies in his reading workshop to push students further into their reading. Students build theories about the story and the characters. What will happen next?
 
Annoucement of Education Update – the CCSS for Math 
See an introduction to the new Common Core state standards including background on the design process, key features, and major differences.
 
12/19 
Teaching Channel invites you to attend visionary K-12 classrooms around the United States. Tap your feet along to a lesson that studies similes with the help of Duke Ellington. Watch an incredible two-woman team tackle algebra with their middle school students, and discover more about the new Common Core State Standards being put in place.
 
Language Meets Music 
Music teacher Genein Letford teaches students about similes to the beat of Duke Ellington using story, jazz solos, and improvisations. Filmed at New Academy Canoga Park, CA.
 
Classroom Close-Up – Algebra Team 
Math teachers Marlo Warburton and Juliana Jones work together on creating all of their algebra lessons. Each teacher has their own unique teaching style, but with the same lesson plans they create undeniably great lessons.
 
Education Update – the CCSS for English and Literacy 
See an introduction to the new Common Core state standards including background on the design process, key features, and major differences.
 
12/26 
Teaching Channel welcomes you to observe K-12 classrooms that will leave you motivated and inspired. Learn how parents can and should get involved in their child's education. Discover a third grade math class full of music and hard-workers, and watch classrooms that have successfully adapted to the new Common Core State Standards.
 
The ABCs of Parent Involvement 
Parents in the ABC school district are actively involved in their child’s learning through parent organized events and classes, shared learning opportunities at the school level, and in parent education classes.
 
Classroom Close-Up – 3rd-Grade Math with Jen Saul 
In this 3rd grade math class Jen Saul teaches her students to work and think hard every day. She uses music to help students memorize their times tables and to create a classroom culture.
 
Education Update – the CCSS: Elementary School 
Visit English and math classrooms who have already begun to adapt to the new Common Core standards. See what changes teachers are making in their practice to adapt to the new standards.
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