Websites with Multi-Purpose Videos

  • Reading Rockets
    Reading Rockets produces award-winning PBS television programs about teaching reading and early education. We also offer four online video series featuring effective teaching strategies, children’s authors, reading experts, and professional development webcasts — plus a robust library of video clips organized by topic.
  • Edutopia
    This website has videos that showcase evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools.
  • Read, Write, Think
    This source has multiple videos available for not only comprehension but for all elements of Reading and writing.
  • Nancy Fetzer’s Literacy Connections
    Utilize Nancy Fetzer’s Emergent Reading Kit and free-online videos to teach children how to read at the Kinder and early First Grade levels. These research-based instructional tools and engaging lessons ensure ALL students master emergent reading skills.Also utilize Nancy Fetzer’s K-6 Writing Curriculum Manual and free videos to teach the Common Core State Writing Standards for Kindergarten and Sixth Grade students. This manual and online videos are packed with research-based, highly engaging lessons, tools, and techniques to ensure ALL student master the standards.
  • Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching
    By Anita L. Archer and Charles A. Hughes
    Explicit instruction is systematic, direct, engaging, and success oriented—and has been shown to promote achievement for all students. This highly practical and accessible resource gives special and general education teachers the tools to implement explicit instruction in any grade level or content area. The authors are leading experts who provide clear guidelines for identifying key concepts, strategies, skills, and routines to teach; designing and delivering effective lessons; and giving students opportunities to practice and master new material. Sample lesson plans, lively examples, and reproducible checklists and teacher worksheets enhance the utility of the volume.