Teacher Professional Development Video Tool

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Teacher Professional Development is an important part of making teachers great. More educational departments are using video to improve teaching skills and to enhance classroom preparation. Video is becoming an important tool in the resource menu of teachers because of how it increases collaboration among students.

Candice Meyers of the teaching Channel is one of the interview sources. Among other things, the article explains how building a video library can be useful as a source of clips as well as for embedded tests.

The article provides links to resources at the Teaching Channel like BetterLesson.  You can make original clips with eduCanon or teachers can record their own daily lessons.

Teacher Professional Development Efforts are being made to foster trust and openness to the video experience among teachers.  Some feel reluctant to use this new resource, such as filming themselves, an experience which now often starts in teacher training.

Edthena is a platform that allows the creation of personal filming for teachers and can be helpful for developing common standards about teacher effectiveness. Studies are under way about this process. Technology is taking video from being an inactive undertaking to a functional one.

Read the original article here:
Video Gaining as Key Tool in Teacher-Learning Plans