Art Works: Integrating Creativity in the Curriculum

>>Narrator: Like many of his classmates at the Boston Arts Academy, Marvin Balan is a gifted musician.>>Student band: [playing Jazz]>>Ironically…

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Teaching Elementary Students the Magic of Math

>>Today is what date?>>Class: 10/04/05.>>Narrator: It begins in the first five minutes of first period.>>Teacher: What kind of a number…

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Teachers Support Differentiated Learning Through Professional Development and Collaboration

>>Sometimes, y’all when we’re researching we find out things that we think we knew already might not be exactly true.…

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Social and Emotional Learning in Action

>>Sarah: Basically what I want you to know is what people say to us and how other people treat us…

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A Breakthrough in Social and Emotional Learning

>>Teacher: The swine-flu snake greeting. Morning, Morning, Morning, Morning, Morning.>>Narrator: At Carrithers Middle School, the day begins with goofy games,…

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Emotion in Education: An Interview with Maurice Elias

>>Social emotional learning started out as I think, a little hobby that some people had. It was an idea that…

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Taking Class Outdoors with Environmental Education

>>Narrator: The sounds of spring in Apple Valley, Minnesota, rain falling, birds singing, and students learning.>>Teacher: Open up “Find Wild…

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An Introduction to Project-Based Learning

>>Teacher: On March 24th you're goingto stand in front of your peers. You're going to stand infront of your parents.…

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Five-Year-Olds Pilot Their Own Project Learning

>>Narrator: Creating the schoolto serve nearly 500 three- to five-year-olds might seemlike the recipe for disaster. Some days are chaotic…

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How KIPP Teachers Learn to Teach Critical Thinking

>>Prior to coming to Kipp, I tried to do a fishbowl discussionand it failed. And I had the kind ofvague…

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