Video Resources for Professional Development

Below, you will find links to video resources, which highlight various instructional practices including teacher reflection, science and language practices, family engagement, and a host of additional subjects. These videos are resources meant to support teacher professional development.

HANDS ON A BOTTLE

Teacher Reflection

This video highlights 2nd grade teacher, Lori Zimmerman, and research assistant, Michelle Brown, as they and others reflect on a video of Lori's students investigating a settling jar. Video is used here as a tool to reflect on our perspectives of students, and provides an opportunity to shift towards more asset-aligned perspectives.

STEM AND LANGUAGE PRACTICES FOR ALL LEARNERS

STEM & Language

This video presentation elaborates on the context of a our community center partner and the ways in which STEM education can serve as a vehicle for language learning in a informal education setting. We share details about the community center's makerspace and the integration of an engineering curriculum...all this in the spirit of providing an engaging context for language learners to use language excitedly and effectively.