What do rap shows, barbershop banter and Sunday services have in common? As Christopher Emdin says, they all hold the secret magic to enthrall and teach at the same time — and it's a skill we often do. This video will discuss what it means to make the students engaged and motivated to be in your classroom.
Diana Laufenberg shares three surprising things she has learned about teaching -- including a key insight about learning from mistakes. You will see how powerful reflection can be.
It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of the educator: to cultivate curiosity. This will provide insight into peeking student interest and increasing motivation.
Today's math curriculum is teaching students to expect -- and excel at -- paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than solving problems: formulating them. Pedagogical methods are examined to increase student learning and mastery.
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" This video will call upon educators to develop relationships and believe in their students.