E3 eLearning


OES Students Create Videos - Why not use them for teaching/tutorials?

How student-created tutorials can enrich learning
Students are taking to the Internet to help each other learn difficult concepts. In one case, a student co-created a video tutorial website where peers can share videos. In another, a middle-school teacher created a YouTube channel where students post "math stories." KQED.org/Mind Shift blog (11/3)http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/11/the-benefits-of-students-teaching-students-through-online-video/


"The most powerful weapon on earth is the human soul on fire."

-- Ferdinand Foch,
French military leader

Topic to Research and Connect with Mrs. Walden's Knowledge of Guilford County's Use

Urban schools take steps to close learning gaps
Large, urban school systems are striving to meet the academic needs of African-American and Latino boys under President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative. This article profiles how some of the 62 school systems that have signed on to the initiative are working to fill learning gaps for these student populations. Education Week (tiered subscription model) (11/5) http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/11/05/11boysofcolor.h34.html