Evidence of Practice, Focusing Techniques, and Why Teachers Should Choose Their Videos for Classroom Observation (Education Talk Radio)

The following is an interview by Larry Jacobs with Adam Geller, CEO of Edthena and author of Evidence of Practice: Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning. Some of the questions have been edited for brevity and clarity. Listen to the full interview using the audio player below: What’s the story behind the title of the book…

Jim Knight on the Impact Cycle & PEERS Goals

According to Jim Knight, author of The Impact Cycle, “video is the most powerful tool for professional development… except for maybe the computer and the internet.” But why? And how does this structure called the Impact Cycle help to make it so effective? One reason is that video offers teachers a “clear picture of current…

Building a Sustainable and Scalable Professional Development Model for Math Teachers with Video Coaching

“I can’t wait for math class!” Not usually words you hear from an elementary school student. But thanks to the newly implemented Accelerate Math initiative sponsored by NapaLearns, the expression has begun to ring through more halls at Napa Valley Unified School District (NVUSD). In close partnership with NapaLearns, NVUSD is implementing the Accelerate Math…