Expecting More from Teachers
A talk by Deanna LeBlanc who was the 2012 Nevada Teacher of the Year. She discusses how teachers need to expect more from themselves and those around them.
Every Kid Needs a Champion
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, delivers a rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.
A Teacher Appreciation Story that Inspires
Watch the story of a neurosurgeon who was encouraged by one of his patients to thank the teacher who inspired him to become one. It's a great story to celebrate the achievements of teachers.
Hey Science Teachers - Make It Fun!
High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt delivers a rousing call for science teachers to ditch the jargon and extreme precision, and instead make science sing through stories and demonstrations.
Classroom Game Design
A talk by Paul Andersen who was the 2011 Montana Teacher of the Year. He explains how he is using elements of game design to improve learning in his classroom.
How to be an Amazing Teacher
Steve Spangler teaches teachers, and people in general, how to create unforgettable learning experiences with humor and attention-grabbing science demonstrations.
Teachers Need Real Feedback
Bill Gates explains that with no feedback and no coaching, there's just no way for teachers to improve. He suggests that even great teachers can get better with smart feedback and lays out a program for it.
What Do Teachers Make?
Taylor Mail is a poet, educator, and teacher advocate. He provides the ultimate comeback for anyone with the audacity to ask what a teacher makes.
The Key to Success? Grit
Angela Lee Duckworth explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success. She is a math teacher in a New York public school.
Heart of Teacher
A collection of inspirational quotes and encouragement for those who teach.
Changing Education Paradigms
A visual presentation adapted from a talk given by Sir Ken Robinson, world-renowned education and creativity expert, on the role of creativity in education.
Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
A visual presentation adapted from Dan Pink's talk that illustrates the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.
Exploring Diversity in the Classroom
The video shows the importance of incorporating diversity into your classroom and how to do so.
Multiple Intelligences by Howard Gardner
A 1997 interview with Harvard University Professor Howard Gardner about multiple intelligences and new forms of assessment.
The Flipped Classroom
An introduction to the concept of flipped classroom. Now, kids watch lectures at home and come to class to do more experiments and interact with the teachers.
What a 'Flipped' Classroom Looks Like?
The story of Clintondale High, just outside of Detroit, which is the nation's first completely flipped school.
Using Moodle in the Classroom
A tutorial on using Moodle, a popular learning management system, in the classroom and across the school.
How to Share Google Docs with Teachers and Students
The tutorial explains how to share Google Docs files and folders with teachers and students.
Technology in Education: A Futuristic Classroom
What will the classroom of the future look like? The film was chosen for the 2014 White House Student Film Festival.
Positive Discipline Strategies
Strategies to reduce classroom disruptions. Classroom discipline dramatically improves when kids are held accountable for their behavior to both their teachers and their classmates.
Proven Classroom Management Tips and Strategies
The video emphasizes organization, routines, and procedures to help teachers and administrators with management of their classrooms and discipline issues.
Student Engagement and Motivation Strategies & Tips
The video emphasizes engagement, motivation, and building relationships to help teachers provide an effective learning environment in their classrooms.
Effective Differentiation and Instruction Strategies & Tips
Every student is unique and deserves instruction beyond the 'one size fits all' model. The video discusses techniques for differentiation of instruction to provide an effective, engaging, learning environment.