Two great videos for the teacher in your life

Christian Long keeps the excellent Think:Lab blog, which is all about new approaches to education. Today he found two great videos. One is an inspiring teacher’s answer to what he “makes.” The second is a video about whether we are paying attention and asks teachers some interesting questions.

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  1. Yeah, these are great videos. My wife (4th grade teacher) showed a few of them to me. She is trying hard to get her school to adopt a more technology focused curriculum. It is a challenge to get teachers out of the ‘old ways’ of thinking. I blogged a few weeks ago about it and a couple others after watching them: http://www.palermiti.org/2007/05/19/the-machine/

    Cheers!

  2. Yeah, these are great videos. My wife (4th grade teacher) showed a few of them to me. She is trying hard to get her school to adopt a more technology focused curriculum. It is a challenge to get teachers out of the ‘old ways’ of thinking. I blogged a few weeks ago about it and a couple others after watching them: http://www.palermiti.org/2007/05/19/the-machine/

    Cheers!