Tch Video Lounge
New Tch Video Lounge Featuring PlayPosit!
Welcome to Tch Video Lounge 2.0. We’re excited to partner with PlayPosit to bring you interactive videos for professional learning. If you’re new to Tch Video Lounge, welcome and enjoy the learning. If you’ve been here before, you’ll notice the new player. Step inside and help us build conversations within each video. The discussion threads are brand new and need your voices. Thanks for supporting Tch Video Lounge! Questions? Suggestions on teaching practices you'd like to see in this format? Feel free to ask firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this month’s feature, we take a look at one teacher’s system for helping students learn from a process of peer feedback and revision. Watch how Ms. Gampel scaffolds the exercises to build her students’ skills in providing constructive feedback to their peers. Join the conversation:
Three Principles to Guide Student Feedback
Building a growth mindset with student feedback
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Framing a lessonIn this interactive video, we dive into a lesson where the instructor makes the most of learning objectives with her students.
Giving directions as an opportunity to teachIn this video, Sarah Brown Wessling’s students are preparing to work in groups on a writing project. Watch how Sarah gives students directions as a way to prepare them for successful collaboration.
Examining student learningIn this video, Sarah Brown Wessling’s students work in groups on a writing project. Watch how Sarah takes a backseat role while her students collaborate and think about how she set students up for success.
Teaching Young Students How to Give Effective Feedback
Tch Laureate Marion Ivey takes us inside her kindergarten classroom where she’s working with her students on using success criteria to give peer feedback.
Building a growth mindset with student feedbackIn this video, learn about Ms. Gampel's system for developing student feedback in pairs and groups. Watch how Ms. Gampel scaffolds the exercises to build her students’ skills in providing constructive feedback to their peers.
Reflecting on practice and growthIn this interactive video, we’re encouraging you to take five minutes to reflect on how your practice grew this year. What went well? What was challenging?
Building reading skills in small groupsWatch how Tch Laureate Geneviève DeBose uses small group instruction to teach her middle school students about determining main events in books.
Small group instruction in actionSmall groups can have a big impact on student learning. See how teachers can use small groups to bridge learning gaps between students.
English Language Arts
Encouraging peer conversations about textIn this video, Tch Laureate Maria Perryman invites us into her classroom to listen closely to a student discussion. How do we help students engage in text-based conversations? How do we encourage students to use questions?
Reviewing objectives and setting goalsA Socratic Seminar is a powerful way to engage students. Learn how you can more effectively prepare your students for this effective teaching technique.
Sarah's Summer Road TripEnter Thristene Francisco’s sixth grade language arts classroom to see how she uses student-driven questioning to engage students in rich discussion.
English Language Learners
Focusing on scaffolding as a strategy for moving students toward understanding a complex concept.
Sarah's Summer Road TripIn this video, we’ll enter Jordan Wolf’s classroom and discuss the ways he meets students where they are in order to build deeper learning experiences.
Deepening understanding through applicationIn this video, Tch Laureate Joshua Kwon invites us into his math classroom where he’s using coding to help students connect algebra to the real world.
Using images to explore math conceptsThis video features a discussion led by Tch Laureate Crystal Morey. Step inside Crystal's classroom and watch as she uses images to help students conceptually understand operations with fractions.
Common Core Math Practices in actionThis video features discussions about teaching fractions and small group instruction with middle schoolers.
Number talks in actionObserve how one teacher gets her students thinking about multiplication. Also see how she and her team members use purposeful questioning to clarify student thinking.
Sarah's Summer Road TripWatch how Lynn Simpson gives her students cognitive space to develop deep understanding by asking questions instead of giving answers.
Observation ChallengeJoin Sarah Brown Wessling in observing how Andrew Crandall helps students to construct their own learning in math.
Next Generation Science Standards
Enter Kaia Tomokiyo’s Kindergarten class to see scientific modeling in action as part of this interactive video experience.
The sun's effect on climate and the seasonsStep inside a fifth grade class where students are exploring a model of the sun.
Planning and conducting an investigationWatch as fourth graders plan and conduct an investigation to determine how to build and then improve a magnet that can be turned on and off.