Online Exclusive: Aspiring Teachers Turn to Video (Learning Forward)

Learn how Monmouth University’s teacher education program has used video coaching as a tool to support their teachers during the pandemic. Meredith Riddle, the Director of the Provisional Teacher Programs at Monmouth, details how their candidates’ teaching performance actually accelerated when schools went dark. They have been able to analyze their fieldwork, assess each other’s…

Seeing Teaching Through Video (Learning Forward)

Learning Forward mentions Edthena as a powerful, yet under-utilized, method of professional development tool to support teachers. “I loved how St. Vrain Valley School District in Colorado, which uses Edthena’s video platform, describes video as “an accelerant for professional growth.” The educators from St. Vrain explained how the growth curve of human adaptability lags behind our access to technology. Added…

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…