Many of SEDL's videos are available on SEDL's YouTube Channel.
Introduction to the Concerns-Based Adoption Model
(CBAM) is a set of videos that provide an
overview of the three CBAM
components: Stages of Concern, Levels of Use, and Innovation Configurations. CBAM tools help evaluators
who are charged with measuring the implementation of a new practice in school settings.
Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in Math
are videos designed to support states, schools, and teachers in the implementation of the CCSS. The intent of each content-focused video is to clarify the meaning of the individual standard rather than to be a guide on how to teach each standard although the examples can be adapted for instructional use.
National Parental Information Resource Center (PIRC) Engagement Forum
convened by the U.S. Department of Education in November, 2010,
provided an opportunity for stakeholders representing families,
communities, federal agencies, government, philanthropy, practitioners at all levels of the educational system, and support organizations to develop a policy strategy that fosters systemic,
integrated, and sustained family and community engagement that connects to student learning.
Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement
is a 9-part webinar series that was sponsored by the the U.S. Department of Education from from April
2010 through November 2011. The webinar series was an opportunity for stakeholders representing national, regional, and local organizations to learn about
family, school, and community, engagement research, best practices from the field, and new innovations that are making a difference
in school improvement and student learning.
Learning Languages Other Than English (LOTE), A Texas Adventure
, is a 5-part series developed with the
Texas Education Agency to focus on the foreign language program goals of Communication, Communities, Comparisons, Cultures,
and Connections. Each video centers around scenes from LOTE classrooms across Texas and includes interviews with
students, teachers, parents, and administrators.
The Afterschool Training Toolkit
has everything an afterschool practitioner needs to engage students in fun activities while
extending content knowledge. Each subject area is filled with standards-based multimedia resources including: research-based practices, sample lessons, interactive activities,
and video segments taken from afterschool programs across the country.
Calling the Roll: Study Circles for Better Schools
tells the story of a partnership that examined how 15 communities in Arkansas and Oklahoma conducted small-group dialogues, or study circles, on education. State and local policymakers, organizers, educators, community members, and students discuss their experiences as participants, and how they changed their ideas about education.
Restoring Meaning to Teaching
is a video designed to engage teachers in recalling why they became teachers in the first place, and then changing their practice to make it more meaningful for children and their learning. This video profiles the stories of educators, illustrating how they shifted their focus to student learning and rediscovered meaning in their teaching.
A Special Place
is an environmental education film produced in 1977 about the San Antonio River that traces the history of the interaction between the natural and the man-made elements in the San Antonio River setting. The hour-long film explores the story of the river in the life of the city and the lives of its citizens.