In a dynamic educational environment where initiatives come and go, Michael Moody of Insight Advance and the Insight Education Group has 7 tips for building trust around video as a tool for classroom observation and feedback.
Overwhelmed by the prospect of choosing a technology platform to support video observations? In this post, Luisa Sparrow from DIY Coaching discusses what her organization looks for when adopting a technology.
As technologies advance, school districts are finding new and creative ways to facilitate development and growth in their teachers. As methods like coaching are gaining traction in education, virtual and online platforms are also increasingly being embraced for their agility and efficiency in the delivery of coaching. In this article, experts from TNTP weigh in on the benefits of virtual coaching.
Video can be a powerful tool when embedded in existing frameworks, coaching cycles, and techniques for improved classroom teaching. See how the St Vrain school system in Colorado is using video to amplify the impact of their reflective practices and coaching cycles.
Can state of mind impact an organization's culture and willingness to evolve? Diane Lauer of St. Vrain Schools in Colorado says yes. Learn how Lauer's school system leveraged video and the "5 states of mind" to accelerate institutional growth and create positive shifts in classroom and school culture.
In an era when technologies evolve at breakneck speeds, individuals are poised for their quick adoption and implementation. However, when an organization’s goals include comprehensive adoption of feedback techniques such as video, we must transcend a focus on individuals and look to our institutional culture.
Let’s say you work at a school. You’ve recently learned about the power of video as a tool for feedback and reflection, and you’re excited. You see the potential of this practice. You’re ready. You’ve all but grabbed your camera and headed into the classroom when you start to unpack the idea...
“When the teacher is really able to reflect on their own work, that’s even more valuable than external evaluation.” All across the country, teachers and administrators are embracing the use of video. Learn why.