The Answer Sheet: Videos


Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 01/25/2014

13-year-old: ‘What if we based education on the study and practice of being happy and healthy?’

A 13-year-old comes up with a new approach for education.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:40 AM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Videos

Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Dogs vs. cats: Their oh-so-different teaching styles

For a laugh, watch this to the very end.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:00 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Videos

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 11/06/2013

D.C. teacher spins basketball on pen while grading papers -- video

How does he do it?

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:43 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/20/2013

Ad campaign aims to scare college students about Obamacare

A youth group with financial ties to the right-wing billionaire Koch brothers has launched the campaign.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Creepy Videos, Obamacare

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Tornado survivor: Our teacher saved our lives

Tornado survivor: Our teacher saved our lives. Watch the video of the teacher/student reunion.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tornado, Two Videos

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Student protests against standardized tests spreading

Colorado students are planning to walk out of the state's mandatory assessment this week and protest at the state Capitol Building, the latest in growing student pushback against high-stakes tests.

By Valerie Strauss  |  11:00 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Standardized Tests, Videos Explain Action

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 12/18/2012

1947 video on school discipline

Here's a 1947 video on school discipline that you will find either illuminating or amusing, or both. It's one of the videos that educator Larry Ferlazzo has on his 2012 list of best videos for educators.

By Valerie Strauss  |  03:17 PM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Videos for Educators, School Discipline

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/05/2010

Wiesel's 'Night,' 'Hamlet' in 60 seconds?

What would you say about an effort to boil down the plots of great literary works into a 60-second video? Would that entice young readers to run to the library and grab the book? Here's a program that thinks it would. I don't.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Literature | Tags:  literature, videos