[Archive] #TchLIVE: Preparing for the End of the Year

Thank you to all who joined us as we think about how teachers can create an “end of the year” with capstone experiences and projects where teachers release responsibility and students learn because of school, not in spite of it.

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#TchLIVE: All The Way To The Finish Line! Maintaining Strong Classroom Culture

Building classroom culture is something we tend to think a lot about at the beginning of the year, but it’s just as important to maintain and nurture it throughout the year. For this month’s chat, we want to talk about how you set up your classroom culture, how you maintain the things that are working, and how you change the things that don’t.

This #TchLIVE chat will be on Thursday, March 26th at 4pm PDT.

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On the Road: Find Teaching Channel Teams at ASCD 2015

Teaching Channel is heading to the annual ASCD conference (March 21-23), dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. We will be showcasing Teaching Channel Teams, our video-based, professional learning platform that supports continuous professional growth when and where teachers need it most.

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#TchLIVE: Where Do You Find Motivation?

The subject for this month’s #TchLIVE Twitter chat is motivation. We all need it and we all find it in a variety of places. When you’re having a tough class, day, or week, where do you turn for motivation?

We’ve come up with an assortment of ideas and activities to try, and we can’t wait to hear what fills up your motivation tank during our #TchLIVE Twitter chat.

Reboot and Reset

Sarah Brown Wessling was desperately in need of some rebooting, so she came up with a five-day plan to reset and give herself a fresh start. Here’s Sarah’s 5-Day Reboot. Go on, give it a try! You’ll be glad you did.

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#TchLIVE Book Chat Quick Notes: Leaders of Their Own Learning

What We’re Reading!

Leaders of Their Own LearningTeaching Channel’s Book Club is reading Leaders of Their Own Learning: Transforming Schools Through Student-Engaged Assessment by Expeditionary Learning’s Ron Berger. He shares a new way of thinking about how we can change the primary role of assessment — from evaluating and ranking students to motivating them to learn.

Join Our Book Club Twitter Chat

Join our book club chat on Thursday, January 29th at 7pm EST. Use the hashtag #TchLIVE.

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Best of 2014: Teaching Channel’s Top 20

It’s time for Teaching Channel’s year in review, and what a year it’s been! We have some fun numbers to share with you. This year, Teaching Channel released 258 videos, including our series on Deeper Learning, the Getty Arts Integration videos, and a series for teachers of English Language Learners. Teachers around the world hit “play” over 5 million times on Teaching Channel, and we served you over 330,000 hours of video. Now, let’s get into some specifics:

Most Watched Videos of 2014

New Teacher Survival Guide: Classroom Management

Improving Participation with Talk Moves

Making Math Fun with Place Value Games

Reasoning About Division

Socratic Seminars: Patience and Practice

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Tch’s Winter Book Club: We’re Reading “Leaders of Their Own Learning”

What We’re Reading!

Leaders of Their Own LearningWe’re very excited to announce the Winter book for Teaching Channel’s Book Club: Leaders of Their Own Learning: Transforming Schools Through Student-Engaged Assessment by Expeditionary Learning’s Ron Berger. He shares a new way of thinking about how we can change the primary role of assessment — from evaluating and ranking students to motivating them to learn.

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