Ideas for Using Video Observation from Across the Country

Video observation and coaching can look different within every organization. At the 2016 American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, professors from four universities presented on the strategies they employ in using video with teacher candidates in their programs. The presentation was brimming with useful content and insight. Teacher…

Practicing High-Leverage Strategies Before Your Classroom Teaching Using Video Rehearsals

A common scenario for video coaching is teachers recording themselves in the classroom with students. But professors like Mandy Benedict-Chambers of Missouri State University see video as a high-impact strategy for outside the classroom. Mandy uses Edthena with preservice teachers in her elementary methods courses. Throughout the semester, she has her teachers record themselves practicing the high-leverage teaching…