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Teaching Channel Presents

Reading Like A Historian (#218)

Reading Like A Historian: A detailed look at a cutting-edge history curriculum that turns away from textbooks. We'll join young "Historians in Training" as they examine original documents and engage in lively discussions to discover the complexities of history. [59 minutes] Closed Captioning

This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.

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Series Description: 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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All Upcoming Episodes

  • New Teacher Survival Guide (#303)

    We'll follow several new teachers and their mentors as they focus on essential first-year skills from lesson planning to classroom management to differentiation. This hour is filled with useful... [59 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Digital Citizens & Improving Practice (#304)

    In our first half hour, we'll see how students are becoming "Super Digital Citizens" as they learn how to use the Internet responsibly -then, we'll switch gears and too see new ways teachers are... [59 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Experiential Learning (#305)

    Go to four amazing classrooms where the focus is on "learning by doing." Whether students are creating radio shows, fixing computers, or solving engineering problems, they are getting a "college and... [59 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Teaching Ela to the Core (#306)

    We'll drill down into the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and see teachers succeed, and stumble, as they work to incorporate material that not all students are ready to handle. [59 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

  • Middle School Math & Science (#307)

    We'll immerse ourselves in Middle School math and science-from using your whole body to graph linear equations to going on a pond water safari-these classes are engaging and inventive. [59 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

Past Episodes

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