Using video in the classroom to help teachers and students

March 17, 2016

The Best Foot Forward project is highlighted in the following Education Dive article about video observations in the classroom.

When teachers are able to see themselves teach in the classroom, everyone stands to improve.

That’s the notion that guides a new initiative unfolding in the Georgia, where Cayanna Good, Deputy Director of Innovation and Strategy for the Governor's Office of Student Achievement (GOSA), is spearheading a statewide program that aims to bring video observations to more classrooms across the state.

Georgia utilizes a contest called the Innovation in Teaching Competition, which began as part of a Race to the Top plan to recognize and reward Georgia teachers who embraced creative strategies in the classroom.

Taped video recordings of those high-performing educators is available on the Georgia Department of Education’s offshoot website, so other teachers can watch and learn from their peers. The videos are supplemented with unit lesson plans and other resources.


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