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November 22, 2014
This Week: The Power of Arts Integration
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In partnership with The Getty Museum, we are excited to give you new videos showing how teachers can engage students — including English Language Learners and Special Education students — with lessons aligned to the Common Core.
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Teacher David Cooper shares a thinking routine that helps his students observe and analyze works of art.
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Blogger Ryan McCarty shares an inspiring message just in time for the holidays.
Sarah's Notes

As you walk out your classroom door this week and walk through those of family and friends to celebrate this season of gratefulness, do so knowing that you are a teacher someone is thankful for. I wanted to share this note as a reminder that as we work to empower learners, as we strive to make school more than just a thing to do, as we negotiate the space between the known and unknown, it’s the doorways — and those guiding teachers — who give us entrance to our best teaching selves. Read it here.

What are you thankful for? Download this sign and share with us on Twitter and Instagram (it doesn’t have to be about teaching!). Use the hashtag #TeachersRock so we can find your responses.

Sarah Sarah Sig
Teacher Laureate at Teaching Channel
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Tchers’ Voice
Img LeftLearn how Michelle Rooks and her colleagues have integrated video as a foundational practice of teacher learning.

 
Img LeftWe’re focusing on the instructional moves that help teachers release the responsibility of learning to students. What do you see?

 
Q&A: Great Coaching Questions
Q: How do you help students feel comfortable with asking questions when they don't understand?
Q: What’s the difference between mentoring and coaching?
Q: What are your favorite ways of assessing students' understanding?
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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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