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Teaching Channel

Teaching Channel

Teaching Channel Presents is a groundbreaking series showcasing inspired teaching in America's K-12 classrooms. Hosted by Sarah Brown Wessling, the Teacher Laureate at Tch and the 2010 National Teacher of the Year, the weekly one-hour episodes cover a wide variety of topics including the New Teacher Experience, Bullying, The Common Core State Standards, Digital Literacy, and the Arts.

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  • Episode #101

    Effective teaching practices are showcased, including a multi-lingual classroom in Los Angeles. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #102

    High-achievers excel in a mixed grade classroom. Food coloring to mix up a math class. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #103

    Students get hands-on in Oakland, CA hospitals. An egg represents your brain in a science lesson. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #104

    A 2nd grade teacher demonstrates her techniques for making the classroom a safe learning space. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #105

    Exceptional K-12 classrooms are explored. An entertaining way to teach fractions is demonstrated. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #106

    Meet the "Mouse Squad," a group of 4th to 8th graders who support their school's technology needs. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #107

    A teacher teaches students about similes to the beat of Duke Ellington using story and jazz solos. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #108

    Visit English and math classrooms who have already begun to adapt to the new Common Core standards. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #109

    A look at Amazing Classrooms focuses on the Florida School for the Deaf and Blind.. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #110

    Check out students as they are challenged with producing and running a live radio program. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #111

    Watch as a teaching evaluator helps a teacher make her classroom more collaborative. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #112

    An experienced teacher improves her teaching over four weeks of coaching. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #113

    Follow a new teacher as she works with mentors to improve her skills in two weeks. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #114

    Poetry and technology converge as students create podcasts about their favorite poets. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #115

    See the teacher evaluation process in action. Goody bags make a lesson on probability interactive. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #116

    Students use fossil evidence and puzzle pieces to build an argument for continental drift. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #117

    A class of 5th graders learns how water quality affects the environment. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #118

    Parents learn strategies to help prevent bullying. Rotating workstations help students learn. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #119

    High school students learn to teach desert ecology to kindergarten students. [57 minutes]

  • Episode #120

    Witness how 7th graders are developing strong conceptual understanding of integer addition. [57 minutes]

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