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Posted November 4, 2013
In this video, Cotsen alumna Teri Malpass teaches a 1st Grade math class using “Math Wall” and cognitively guided instruction as students work to solve a word problem. Below you will find the Common Core State Standards addressed, as well as questions to consider while watching the video. Print in bold represents information found […]
Posted June 18, 2013
In this video, Lisa McClellan (Cotsen alumna fellow from 2006 to 2007 and mentor from 2007 to 2009), teaches science to a 3rd grade classroom. Lisa, a teacher at McGaugh Elementary School in the Los Alamitos School District recently received the Congressional Letter of Recognition for Excellence in Science Education, presented by Kathleen Staunton, District […]
Posted November 20, 2012
By Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING – In this video compilation, various Cotsen teachers demonstrate the effects of teaching excellence on student learning. You will see students articulating their thinking, developing arguments using logic and evidence, working productively with their peers, and finding joy in their own learning.
Posted June 14, 2012
By Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING – Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING mentors and fellows observe a teacher at Billy Mitchell Elementary and share their thoughts on the process.
Posted June 2, 2011
By Cotsen Staff, Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING – Former Cotsen Foundation for the ART of TEACHING fellow Jodi Manby teaches reading to her first grade students at Billy Mitchell Elementary School in Lawndale. Watch as she takes them ‘deep‘ into an exploration of a new book. She isn’t just teaching them to […]
Posted April 13, 2011
In this clip, Jodi Manby develops a distinction between “surface level” connections and “deep connections” when reading. She supports her first grade students at Billy Mitchell Elementary School in Lawndale as they work independently and practice their reading comprehension skills.
Posted November 21, 2010
Teaching excellence has powerful effects on students. Excellent teachers make the subject to be learned vibrant and relevant to children. They draw the students into an experience that fosters interest, memory, and exploration and promotes an ownership of their own learning. In these short clips of students from the classes of Cotsen fellows, you will […]