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November 29, 2014
This Week: Fill Up On Easy Strategies for Student Engagement
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Students are already counting down the days to winter break. Take a minute to gather some fun ideas to keep students engaged.
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See how Lindsay Young uses a simple laser pointer to empower, engage, and keep classroom discussions fun.
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David Cooper’s technique keeps students on their toes and makes sure everyone has a chance to speak.
Sarah's Notes

Hopefully this week's newsletter finds you stuffed equally with turkey and the good spirits of family and friends. Here at Teaching Channel, we're taking a breather and re-sharing one of our most popular blogs this year. Did you know in November we released 20 new videos? Phew! I hope you'll check out a few of them over this break. Enjoy!

Sarah Sarah Sig
Teacher Laureate at Teaching Channel
Tchers’ Voice
Img LeftOur new blog series kicks off with advice from three coaches. Learn how they organize and share their notes with teachers.

Img LeftWatch how David Cooper engages his 6th grade class in a lesson on art and history. But the real showstopper is the culminating event: the students put on a Greek mythology talk show!

Img LeftShake up your end-of-the-year lessons. How about letting one lucky student become a “dictator for a day?”

Q&A: Great Coaching Questions
Q: Do you find exit slips helpful in assessing students' understanding?
Q: I have a student who is "chatty" and does not pay attention to instructions. Where in the class should I move her?
Q: How can I help teachers understand that working with a coach is something excellent teachers do?
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Does just watching a video change practice? What does it mean to collaborate deeply around video? Join us to discuss research findings and learn how one district has put best practices into action. Register here.
Featuring: Miriam Gamoran Sherin, Professor of Learning Sciences at Northwestern University, and Jamie Lomax, Director of Title I for Tulsa Public Schools
Date: Wed., December 3, 2014
Time: 12pm PST/3pm EST
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December 7- 9, 2014
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