Coach Approach to K12 Teacher Professional Development (District Administration)

District Administration featured an Edthena partner, the Urban Teacher Residency Partnership program, for their use of video coaching. “The Urban Teacher Residency Partnership Program, a collaboration between the University of South Florida and Florida’s Hillsborough County Public Schools, leverages video coaching to support preservice teachers in the classroom. Teachers record themselves; then the mentor watches the…

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…