Quality professional development offered for free to help teachers bring math to life. The videos are accessible free online or for purchase on the Annenberg Learner’s website. Each 10 -30 minute video shares an engaged classroom and shows how the teacher connects math to life. At the end of the video, teachers are to reflect on how they will use the presented information in their classrooms or how they will improve on what they observed. Annenberg provides a resource guide with NTCM standards stated, as well as the following features.
*Summary of the video
*Key points to consider while viewing the video
*Information about the class
*Quotes from teachers
The video library for high school consists of twenty videos. They are listed below with description excerpts from the website.
Mathematics - For Teachers of Grades 9 – 12, College, and Adult Learners
Against All Odds: Inside Statistics - Shows students the relevance of statistics in real-world settings.
Algebra: In Simplest Terms - A step-by-step look at algebra concepts.
Assessment in Math and Science: What's the Point? - Examine current assessment issues and explore ways to make assessment in the classroom more effective.
Insights Into Algebra 1: Teaching for Learning - presents strategies for improving how typical Algebra 1 topics are taught. Video is suitable for middle school teachers too.
Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1 - features seven leading educators sharing their ideas on how children really learn.
Looking at Learning...Again, Part 2 - encourages educators to analyze existing theories about how children learn.
Mathematics Assessment: A Video Library, K-12 - looks at the many types of mathematics assessments and what they reveal about student learning.
Mathematics Illuminated - explores mathematical concepts as tools for
understanding real-world phenomena.
Private Universe Project in Mathematics - investigates how math teaching can be structured to resonate with children's own often complex ideas.
Teaching Math, Grades 9-12 - provides an overview and exploration of the NCTM process standards for grades 9-12.
Teaching Math: A Video Library, 9-12 - This video library for high school teachers of advanced math courses shows real classrooms where the NCTM standards guide the lessons.
Teachers, as well as, administrators and parents may access these videos from www.learner.org/resources. Other related media from Amazon is made available below for your consideration too.