ISBN-10:
1483344126
ISBN-13:
9781483344126
Pub. Date:
03/18/2014
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High-Impact Instruction / Edition 1

Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High-Impact Instruction / Edition 1

by Jim Knight

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Overview

Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High-Impact Instruction / Edition 1

“Video will completely change the way we do professional learning.”

—Jim Knight

Video recordings of teachers in action offer a uniquely powerful basis for improvement. Best-selling professional development expert Jim Knight delivers a surefire method for harnessing the potential of video to reach new levels of excellence in schools. Focus on Teaching details:


  • Strategies that teachers, instructional coaches, teams, and administrators can use to get the most out of using video
  • Tips for ensuring that video recordings are used in accordance with ethical standards and teacher/student comfort levels
  • Protocols, data gathering forms, and many other tools to get the most out of watching video


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781483344126
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/18/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 372,416
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group.

Jim wrote the first article on the topic of instructional coaching for The Journal of Staff Development, and his book Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2007) popularized the idea. Jim edited Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives (Corwin, 2009) and co-authored Coaching Classroom Management (Pacific Northwest Publishing, 2010). Jim’s other books include Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach to Dramatically Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2011), High-Impact Instruction: A Framework or Great Teaching (Corwin, 2013), and Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High-Impact Instruction (Corwin, 2014).

Jim’s articles on professional learning, teaching, and instructional coaching have appeared in journals such as The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator, Kappan, and Educational Leadership.

Frequently asked to lead professional learning, Jim has presented to more than 30,000 educators from six continents. He has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Kansas and has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. Jim also writes the Radical Learners blog.

Table of Contents

List of Companion Website Resources
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Chapter 1. The Power of Video
Chapter 2. Getting Started With Video-Enhanced Professional Development
Chapter 3. Instructional Coaches
Chapter 4. Teachers Using Cameras to Coach Themselves
Chapter 5. Video Learning Teams (VLTs)
Chapter 6. Principals
References and Further Readings
Index

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