Use student work to improve teaching and learning
What would it look like if standards were met with depth and imagination? These videos explore that question.
See behind the scenes as second graders create a project of remarkable quality about snakes.
Short film on the question, "What causes the change of seasons?" These third graders provide clearer answers than Harvard graduates.
How is this video striking or inspiring?
Use this protocol with the Illuminating Standards videos to promote thoughtful conversation.
What is striking and inspiring about this piece of work?
Use this protocol with projects or writing collections to promote observation and conversation.
Second graders engage in critique and revision to produce high quality work.
A short film about 12th graders translating mathematics into art, celebrating the beauty of both fields.
Knowledge and Skills, Character, High-Quality Work
El Education pursues an expanded, three-dimensional view of student achievement including mastery of knowledge and skills, character, and high-quality work.
A short film about an 8th grade project that imagines the life of a slave in a fictional but historically accurate piece with a strong voice.