Amanda De Groote (@degroote44)We utilize videos in various ways at South Middle School in Waukee. In our Language Arts classrooms, we record book talks and present an example for students to see so they know how to go about this process. Jennifer Eggert (@Mrs Eggert13)Instructional professional development via videos transports staff into a world where they can really see learning in action.
Additionally, being able to see OUR teachers and OUR students (as opposed to only reading about it or viewing a video on the Teaching Channel) engaging in the learning experience fosters a unique kind of relatability. The speed up/slow down, annotation, and title functions provide a meaningful way to transmit messages to enhance professional learning and growth. The school environment, the….