• Using Data to Support Teacher and Student Growth
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    Using Data to Support Teacher and Student Growth

    >>Teacher: I’m noticing twos across the board, in all three areas, which really suggests a need for a lot of support.>>Data drives everything that we do.>>Teacher: So which one do you think is heavy?>>Student: This one here.>>It’s being in the classrooms, observing and providing immediate support so that every day, we’re learning and growing.>>Teacher: And a horse.>>Thomas: Educare is a network of early childhood schools. We have 23 schools in about 15 states. Data utilization is one of the principles for an educator network, and it’s really the idea of focusing on data and using data to best inform your practice.>>Angie: A lot of people tend to shy away when…

  • Teaching Elementary Students the Magic of Math
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    Teaching Elementary Students the Magic of Math

    >>Today is what date?>>Class: 10/04/05.>>Narrator: It begins in the first five minutes of first period.>>Teacher: What kind of a number do I have? Is it a composite number? A prime number or a square number?>>Class: Square.>>Narrator: It continues throughout the day.>>Boy: 3666.>>Girl: Isn’t it one square, though?>>Narrator: In history class.>>Neyhart: We’re going to measure the length of Titanic outside.>>Narrator: Art class.>>Art teacher: Whatever you make, has to be cut out…>>Class: Symmetrical.>>Symmetrically.>>Narrator: Computer Lab.>>Gould: And the next one.>>Class: Four negative four.>>Narrator: And it ends in last period, music class.>>Music teacher: We’re going to take the math idea of below zero, and turn it into music.>>Narrator: It is part of most everything…

  • UML Class Diagram Tutorial
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    UML Class Diagram Tutorial

    Hi my name is Zach, and I’m with Lucidchart. Today I’ll be teaching you about UML Class Diagrams. We’ll start with some of the basic characteristics. Then we’ll talk about relationships. And we’ll finish up by going through some examples together. Alright, let’s talk about some of the basic characteristics of class diagrams. To help explain these characteristics, I’m going to make up an example to help illustrate. So let’s say we’re building a system for a zoo. And, by the way, these examples I’m going to use probably wouldn’t ever find their way into an actual program, but it’ll make all these concepts easier to understand. So in our…

  • Garden-Based Learning: Engaging Students in Their Environment
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    Garden-Based Learning: Engaging Students in Their Environment

    >>Roshelle: All right, go ahead and walk. Look for those organic materials. You can look on the ground, in the beds.>>Students are really engaged. They’re excited to learn about the gardens and the impact on the students has been amazing. It just really lets them explore and use that curiosity to learn.>>Katie: We built our first garden over in first grade, taking out a space that was where people dumped furniture and we just slowly changed one area at a time each year.>>Elaine: We started a couple years ago by putting in a few beds, just planting with the kids and trying to figure out gardening and working it into…

  • Remake Your Class Part 1: Planning for a Collaborative Learning Environment
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    Remake Your Class Part 1: Planning for a Collaborative Learning Environment

    >>Steve: My name is Steve Mattice, I’m a math and science teacher here at Roosevelt Middle School. I have been teaching for about seven years now.>>Narrator: Steve had a problem. His classroom was too small for the 36 students who poured in and out every period. And too cramped to accommodate the student-to-student collaboration he knew encouraged deeper learning.>>Steve: They’re extending this knowledge when they’re working together, they’re happier and more positive and more likely to participate. I’ve got a lot of kids and a lot of desks. Things pile up very quickly, kids can sort of pile up quickly in here. And the maneuverability of this room is not…

  • Machine Learning – Part 5 – Human Body & Human Head Extraction – Flame 2020.2
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    Machine Learning – Part 5 – Human Body & Human Head Extraction – Flame 2020.2

    Hi everyone, Grant for the Flame Learning Channel. With the Flame 2020.2 update… Two new machine learning models… have been introduced into the Flame products. So part 5 in the Machine Learning Series… Introduces Human Body Extraction… And Human Head Extraction. Both machine learning models… allow Flame to look at an image… And identify parts of the human body. So Human Body Extraction attempts to identify the entire human structure… Whereas Human Head Extraction concentrates purely on the human Head. In both cases, you can then use the extraction… as part of a selective or composite. For example, you may need to roto someone in a shot… Or perhaps blur…