Education Video Library
Math used to be a struggle for 14-year-old Kathryn, until she fell in love with cars and started a hands-on project to build her own. Now the math matters and makes sense, and a whole new world of learning has opened up for her.
Project-Based Learning, Technology Integration, Middle (6-8)
Since Edwards Middle School in Boston added three hours to their school day through the Expanded Learning Time (ELT) Initiative, they have seen great improvements both academically and in the overall school environment.
The founder of Chicago's pioneering Digital Youth Network (DYN) describes how the organization empowers young people with critical digital literacy skills that make them academically and professionally competitive.
Technology Integration, Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
The Khan Academy is well known for its online video lectures. In their Discovery Lab summer camp, Khan Academy staff experimented with project-based learning activities to build better student engagement.
Integrated Studies, Project-Based Learning, Middle (6-8)
Critical thinking, risk taking, and collaboration -- along with academics and discipline -- are just some of the areas where Bates Middle school educators report big improvements since integrating the arts.
Integrated Studies, Social & Emotional Learning, Middle (6-8)
When low scores on the 2000 PISA exams revealed the inequities in their education system, many German states began to make comprehensive efforts to improve it.
Teacher Development, Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
In Shanghai, China, every low-performing school is assigned a team of master teachers and administrators to provide weekly guidance and mentorship.
Teacher Development, Middle (6-8)
Teaching about finance begins in kindergarten at this public K-8 school on the South Side of Chicago, with the goal of helping students develop the critical decision-making skills that will guide them later in life.
Integrated Studies, Primary (K-2), Upper Elementary (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Surrounded by poverty and escalating violence, a San Francisco middle school committed to peace and embraced a program of meditation that has made students feel safer and teachers more productive.
Social & Emotional Learning, Middle (6-8)
Once the eighth lowest-performing middle school in the state, Cochrane Collegiate reversed course and is swiftly raising student achievement by investing in research-based teaching strategies, enhancing teacher excellence, and fostering strong relationships.
Social & Emotional Learning, Teacher Development, Middle (6-8), High (9-12)