Videos of Teaching

Teaching to the Common Core: 1st Grade Math

  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 […]

Cotsen Mentors and Fellows Observe at Billy Mitchell Elementary

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.

What Teaching Excellence Looks Like: Jodi Manby Teaches Reading

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 […]

What Teaching Excellence Looks Like: Jodi Manby Part 2

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.