Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Hot Docs: Strategic Teacher now available in Media Services
"One of the greatest challenges facing schools today is the push to raise the expertise of teachers. but if teachers are going to become experts, they need proven strategies and the training to make them work...plain and simple. In ’The strategic teacher,’ renowned education consultant Harvey Silver illustrates practical ways to make this happen in your school. Join Harvey as he showcases educators from across the United States who have used these strategies to transform their classrooms and schools into places full of a passion and joy for learning. This video features: Teachers who are using proven strategies to build student comprehension, inference, and critical thinking skills; School leaders who are helping teachers acquire the expertise needed to use these strategies effectively; Students whose lives as learners have been changed by the commitment their teachers and school leaders have made to improve instruction using strategic teaching."--Container.