Character Framework - Full Length Video Links
An annotated list of full-length videos referenced in the Character Framework video excerpts.
- Austin’s Butterfly - Atak Natali reflects on models, critique, and feedback as an 4th Grader at Presumpscot School in Portland, Maine.
- Contributing to a Better World - EL Education schools create remarkable student achievement while cultivating character so students can contribute to a better world.
- Crew—A Structure for Support - Students learn by doing at EL Education's network of more than 160 schools. Math, science, and other subjects are taught through "expeditions" that connect them to their communities and teach them the value of service.
- Elena Fulton Learning Targets - Elena Fulton reflects on Learning Targets as an 8th Grader at Odyssey School in Denver.
- Going Deep with Kindergartners with Problem-Based Tasks in Math - Kindergarten teacher Anne Simpson, from Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., engages her young students in a problem-based math task.
- Inspiring Excellence Video Series – Part 1 - Go behind the scenes in an extraordinary second grade urban classroom as students create a project of remarkable quality over the course of the year.
- Implementing the 3-5 Additional Language and Literacy (ALL) Block - At Hollis Innovation Academy, a public district school in Atlanta, GA, the Additional Language and Literacy (ALL) Block, provides a structure for student agency and mastery.
- Inspiring Student Achievement in 3 Dimensions - Case Study: Hollis Innovation Academy - Case study of students in Hollis Innovation Academy (Atlanta, GA). Study drives into inspiring student achievement in 3 Dimensions.
- Kindergartners as Experts - This 5-minute video celebrates remarkable research and high quality student work by kindergarten students at Anser Charter School in Boise, Idaho.
- Kindergarten Student-Led Conference - Kindergartner, Trinity, shares her academic progress, supported by evidence from her portfolio, with her parents and teacher at Delaware Ridge Elementary School in Kansas City, KS.
- More Than You Think Possible - Students in EL Education schools achieve more than they think possible.
- Preparing for an Academic Conversation, Day 1: Analyzing a Scientific Document - Students in Hillary Mills' eleventh-grade biology class at Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York City prepare for a bio-ethical debate about TALEN gene therapy.
- Prioritizing Evidence to Address a Document-Based Question - Tenth-grade students in Claire Wolff's humanities class at Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York City think like historians to curate a collection of primary source documents that are the best match for a Document-Based Question.
- Scaffolding Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners - Caitlin LeClair, seventh-grade social studies teacher at King Middle School in Portland, Maine, supports her students to read complex texts—fiction and nonfiction—about South Sudan.
- Schoolwide Structures for Using Data with Students - Sheela Webster, Principal of World of Inquiry School # 58 in Rochester, NY, describes her school's integrated approach to using data with students.
- Student Keynote Moments (Harborside Academy) - EL Education 2016 National Conference - On October 29th, 2016, students of Harborside Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin shared how the ethic of service permeates school culture, serving as a foundation for their learning expeditions that contribute to their community through collaboration with senior citizens, veterans, and elementary students.
- Students Share Work that Matters with an Authentic Audience: King Middle School Civil Rights Video- Students, teachers, family members, and community members celebrate learning at the culminating event for the seventh-grade "Small Acts of Courage" learning expedition at King Middle School in Portland, ME.
- Walking in Solidarity - 9-12th grade students at Casco Bay High School in Portland, Maine, host a walk in solidarity to support those who were affected by a hate crime.