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DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Craig Johnson: 8th Grade Science

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A classroom lesson is taught and then evaluated using the STAR Classroom Observation Protocol (TM) developed by and for The BERC Group Inc.
DVD
2008; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Bonnie Bushaw: 5th Grade Math

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A classroom lesson is taught and then evaluated using the STAR Classroom Observation Protocol (TM) developed by and for The BERC Group Inc.
DVD
2008; 2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Classroom Lesson Video Clips

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Eight ten minute lesson clips are shown.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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Differentiated Instruction Professional Development Planner and Resource Package (Stage 1)

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A comprehensive resource package designed to assist educators in creating a quality professional development program on differentiated instruction.
Visual MaterialsBookVHSCassette
2001
Ivy (By Request)
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Intellectual Development [electronic resource]

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Explores the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. 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.
Online
1999
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Conceptual Thinking [electronic resource]

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Focuses on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks. Takes a teacher step-by-step through the design and process of concept mapping. Shows concept maps being used in a variety of different ways in mathematics and science lessons.
Online
1999
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Inquiry [electronic resource]

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Hubert Dyasi discusses inquiry-based learning in science and explains why it is essential in all subjects. The episode shows several classrooms where inquiry learning is taking place and explores various inquiry strategies that can be used in the classroom.
Online
1999
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Idea-Making [electronic resource]

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Focuses on student idea-making in mathematics. Constance Kamii explains how to adapt teaching to help students construct their own mathematical ideas. Shows a video of students engaged in "mind mathematics" articulate and defend their strategies to classmates.
Online
1999
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The Mind's Intelligences [electronic resource]

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Explores Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences and illustrates his theory being applied in a variety of different classrooms. Gardner discusses the importance of the disciplines and shares his thoughts on educational reform in America.
Online
1999
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Design, Construction, and Technology [electronic resource]

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Focuses on technology as an aid for learning. Mitchel Resnick discusses the effect of technology on learning when students design and construct tools to support their own inquiries. Shows examples of teachers using technology in their classrooms. Provides a sneak peek at Resnick's newest learning tool.
Online
1999
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Student-Centered Learning [electronic resource]

Student-centered learning focuses on how students learn, what they experience, what they bring to the classroom, and how they engage. This program explains student-centered learning and discusses why more and more schools are incorporating the concept into their curriculums. With comments from educational experts, teachers, and students, the video also explores the whole-school approach to student-centered learning, various strategies to facilitate it, and typical scenarios in a student-centered-learning classroom.
Online
2005
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Cooperative Learning and Culture [electronic resource]: The Effective Teacher

Award-winning educator, author, and lecturer Harry K. Wong, in this classic video presentation, describes his method for teaching students how to work in cooperative groups. Dr. Wong believes effective teachers begin a lesson with a motivator - or attention-grabber - related to the lesson and designed to pique students' curiosity. Research shows that the most effective learning in the classroom is in support groups. By teaching students to work cooperatively in groups, you prepare them for tomorrow's world. Through cooperative group work, students learn to be self-motivated, self-directed, and procedure-oriented. Effective teachers create a classroom culture while effective administrators create a school culture. Students are taught procedures that allow for the smooth and efficient [...]
Online
1995
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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Shimon Schocken - the Self-Organizing Computer Course

Shimon Schocken and Noam Nisan developed a curriculum for their students to build a computer, piece by piece. When they put the course online - giving away the tools, simulators, chip specifications, and other building blocks - they were surprised that thousands jumped at the opportunity to learn, working independently as well as organizing their own classes in the first massive open online course (MOOC). In this TEDTalk, Schocken and Nisan issue a call to forget about grades and tap into the self-motivation to learn.
Online
2012
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The Sage of Barefoot College [electronic resource]: Bunker Roy

This episode of The Green Interview features Bunker Roy, founder of the only college in the world "for the poor, built by the poor, managed by the poor and controlled by the poor." Open only to people with no formal education, Barefoot College in India marries traditional knowledge with new sustainable technology, creating fresh approaches to health and sanitation, rural employment, sustainable energy, and ecological conservation. Its students come from more than 20 Third World countries. Roy is also the founder of the Global Rainwater Harvesting Collective, which provides Asian and African villages with clean, drinkable rainwater for schools, libraries, hospitals and family planning centers. His work illustrates what might be called the ecology of positive action. His focus is educa [...]
Online
2009
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Assumptions [electronic resource]

It's natural to make assumptions. In some ways they save time and help people make effective decisions. But assumptions can sometimes be very wrong. This program offers exercises that illustrate the use of assumptions and that help students hone their critical thinking skills. Viewers are asked to find the assumptions in a film and discussion about the rise in binge drinking among young women, after which author Roy van den Brink-Budgen (Critical Thinking for Students) gives his analysis and provides follow-up support material.
Online
2009; 2013
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Badminton [electronic resource]

Badminton gets its name from the country estate of a 19th-century British duke who had learned a version of the game in India and enjoyed playing it with friends at home. This program explains how to play badminton, including the use of the carbon fiber racket and other equipment, the clothing worn by players, the field of play, and basic terminology. Viewers learn that players can now score a point whenever they win a rally, as well as the difference between rules for singles and for doubles, and other international federation rules.
Online
2012