Posts tagged "Show and Tell"
November 27, 2012
Instead of drawings, paintings or sculptures, GothamSchools’ makeshift art gallery Monday night featured student essays about wolves, personal conflict, and classic fiction dotted the walls.
Middle and high school teachers from across the city brought the work to the Upper East Side to put on display during “The Art of Teaching and Learning to the Common Core,” an event we held with the support of Teaching Matters and Azure. (more…)
March 12, 2012
Thanks to a new initiative from TED, students around the country will now be able to get the same view into a Baruch College researcher’s lab that students at New York City’s High School of Environmental Studies have already experienced.
The researcher, Jason Munshi-South, is one of the stars in a dozen new videos TED is releasing today in an attempt to translate its trademark inspirational videos to classroom learning
TED-Ed is an outgrowth of the 18 minute TED Talks that aim to inspire discussion about “ideas worth spreading.” The classroom version is tailored in content and style for high schoolers, with the updated motto of “lessons worth spreading.”
“Right now there’s an educator out there delivering a mind-altering lesson,” TED-Ed “Catalyst” Logan Smalley said during a press call last week. “What if you could capture that lesson? What if you could amplify it?”
The amplification is kicking off with the release of a dozen lectures, and in the coming months the plan is to release a video a day, with the year end goal of an accumulated archive of over 300 videos. (more…)