Teaching Channel


Teaching Channel is a video showcase of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools. The enterprise has a rapidly growing community of registered members who trade ideas and share inspiration from each other.

With the help of its community of users, the Teaching Channel's mission is to revolutionize how teachers learn, connect, and inspire each other to improve the outcomes for all K-12 students across America. In order to accomplish this mission, the Teaching Channel has three simple goals, all of them reliant on input from teachers:

Find out more by reading the Teaching Channel's Frequently Asked Questions page.



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Video Tutorials:

The following series of short videos will guide UMSL COE faculty, clinical educators, and teacher candidates through the initial steps of using the Teaching Channel. Additionally, the Teaching Channel's Frequently Asked Questions is a very helpful resource for general questions, site use questions, and technical issues.



1. How to Get Access to the Teaching Channel

View a step-by-step tutorial for setting up your Teaching Channel account. (3:34)




2. How to Join a Teaching Channel Group

Once you've set up your account, you will need to request to join the private group of your clinical educator, supervisor, instructor, or facilitator. (2:13)




3. How to Add a Teaching Channel Profile Photo

The interactive, collaborative, community-building advantages of using the Teaching Channel are enhanced when users show their faces. Follow these instructions to upload a profile pic. (1:31)




4. How to Post a Video and How to Comment on a Video

Teaching Channel participants contribute to their group activity by submitting posts in a manner similar to social networking sites. Plus, the innovative viewing tool lets you comment on specific moments by recording time-stamped notes on your videos and on the videos of your fellow group members. (5:37)





5. How to Post an Image or Document

While Teaching Channel empowers educators to view, share, and reflect on videos in amazing ways, it is nevertheless important for you to know how to post images and documents, too. Hint: It's really no different from posting videos. (2;15)





6. Exploring Teaching Channel's Vast Collection of Videos and Resources

A key reason that Teaching Channel is so essential to the development of aspiring and working educators is that it has assembled an unparalleled collection of videos showing masterful educators carrying out innovative and effective teaching strategies. Be sure to spend lots of time exploring. (1:48)








Information for Clinical Educators:

Clincial Educators can access Teaching Channel without paying a fee. These accounts are facilitated by the Office of Clincial Experience and Partnerships. If you are a clinical educator and have questions about account initiation, please contact David Barbero (barberod@umsl.edu).

Clinical Educators will use Teaching Channel to observe the Inquiry Into My Practice (IIMP) processes of their teacher candidates.



Information for Fall 2014 Practicum 2 Teacher Candidates in Studio Schools

Teacher Candidates who are enrolled in Practicum 2 and who have been placed in Stuido Schools in the Fall 2014 semester will be granted free access to Teaching Channel for the duration of the Fall 2014 semester. If you are a teacher candidate and have questions about account initiation, please contact David Barbero (barberod@umsl.edu).

Teacher candidates will use Teaching Channel to video record their Inquiry Into My Practice (IIMP) processes for their clincial educators and fellow teacher candidates to view.



Information for Fall 2014 Practicum 1 Teacher Candidates in Studio Schools or Art Education

Teacher Candidates who are enrolled in Practicum 1 in Fall 2014 will be purchase one-year subscriptions for the price of $45.00 each. See directions below. If you are a teacher candidate and have questions about account initiation, please contact David Barbero (barberod@umsl.edu).

Teacher candidates will use Teaching Channel to video record their Inquiry Into My Practice (IIMP) processes for their clincial educators and fellow teacher candidates to view.

Policies regarding P1 Teacher Candidates' Use of Teaching Channel in Fall 2014: