Literature Dramatization: Exploring Character (3:11)
Watch seventh- and eighth-grade students at the Citizens Schools afterschool program in Boston, Massachusetts, read and discuss a play adapted from the novel, Nothing but the Truth.
Writing: Creating Film Characters (4:51)
Watch seventh- and eighth-graders develop characters for an original screenplay inspired by the Mirabel sisters' struggle for freedom in the Dominican Republic, at the Children's Aid Society afterschool program in New York City.
Finding Math: Rhythm and Beats (5:05)
Watch as fifth- and sixth-grade students at the Champions afterschool program at Independent School No. 125, Woodside, Queens, in New York City, use counting and fractions to compose and perform percussion beats.
Centers: Choices and Challenges (5:27)
Watch as elementary school students at Purple Sage Elementary School in Houston, Texas, choose a variety of center-based math games in small groups that help them better understand and practice mathematical thinking.
Math Games: Moving with Math (3:10)
In this video, third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade students at Purple Sage Elementary School in Houston, Texas, engage in a competitive physical game of "bacon and egg" that integrates math skill building.
Integrating Science with Art: Artist Boat (9:00)
By creating a butterfly mosaic while learning about Texas Coastal butterflies and host plants, second grade students at Morales Elementary School in Houston, TX, integrate science and a.
Developing Self-Expression and Creativity: The Elvana Project (8:42)
Watch as high school students at the School of the Hearts afterschool program in Syracuse, NY use a video camera, sound equipment, software for script writing, and computer-generated landscapes for set design to create an original science fiction/fantasy film.
Finding and Solving Problems: Hide and Seek with Geocaching (10:55)
Watch as middle school students at KEDZOWN afterschool program in Comanche, OK learn to use GPS (Global Positioning System) handheld devices to find caches and treasures by programming in a set of geographic coordinates.
Living and Working with Technology: Making Music (8:50)
Watch as high school students at the School of the Hearts afterschool program in Syracuse, NY use a variety of computer programs and digital studio equipment to record and engineer their own music CD's.
Managing and Organizing the Homework Environment (6:16)
4th through 6th grade students get help with their homework assignments from day school teachers and graduate students, while working individually, with partners or in small groups, in both a classroom setting and a "quiet" room area.