Districts Scrutinizing Teaching Applicants' Potential
Click on the link to the listing for “Ms. O,” and up pops a video with the 1st grade teacher leading a lesson on units of measurement using yellow strings of yarn: It takes one student in the video six steps to walk to the end of one strand, then eight steps to the end of the second.
Near the end of the class, the students repeat a chant Ms. O has devised: “When you want to measure, you have to remember—it can be longer, it can be shorter.”
Click on another link and find a high school math teacher, whose geometry lesson draws on the District of Columbia’s...
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