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Sample rated classroom videos

The videos in this collection, compiled from sources including "Achieve the Core" and "EngageNY," show teacher practice at varying levels of practice in Danielson Framework for Teaching components 1a: Demonstrating Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy, 1e: Designing Coherent Instruction, 2a: Creating an Environment of Respect and Rapport, 2d: Managing Student Behavior, 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques, 3c: Engaging Students in Learning, and 3d: Using Assessment in Instruction. Each video is accompanied by a Calibration Report, which provides a rating for each component along with the evidence that supports that rating. (Note: These documents are for training purposes only and are not an example of what needs to be shared with a teacher as part of the evaluative process.) Some videos are also accompanied by lesson plans and/or sample student work.

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This is a compilation of materials for Kindergarten educators; students work in pairs to find information about tools used in various professions.

This is a compliation of materials on a lesson; students are making claims about the text, finding text evidence to support their claims, and explaining how the text evidence proves their claim in the essay “Names, Nombres.” 

This compilation of materials focuses on challenging students to investigate what slope and y-intercept mean in the context of their scatterplots.

This is a Geometry lesson and its accompanying materials; students review graphing strategies and use those strategies to compute the perimeter and area of polygons.

In this video, students discuss in groups whether the text they have read qualifies as Horatian or Juvenalian satire, then present their findings to the class.