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Action! Teacher Video

Teachers discuss what they've discovered through using video. Experts and other educators consider how can it help with observation, inspire new ways of approaching subjects, and open up the learning process.

There are 35 videos in this series.

15 mins Primary History
Action! Teacher Video is a unique showcase of videos made by teachers and pupils about their work and learning in schools. In this episode, teachers Tim Taylor and Emma Hamilton-Smith create a video called The Nelson Explorers Club which looks at the use of ...
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15 mins Primary Literacy and Art
In this programme a panel discuss the issues raised in Literacy Through Art, a video made by Chris Mooney, a teacher at Ellenbrook Primary School, Manchester.
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15 mins Special Schools: Science
In this programme Lisa Rees from Ysgol Erw'r Delyn, a special school in Penarth, South Glamorgan, presents her video Teaching Science Through Stories to a panel to discuss.
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15 mins Primary Pupil Voice
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, advanced skills teacher Lou Harrison presents her creation, The Irresistible Curriculum, part of a unique showcase of videos made by teachers about their work in schools.
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15 mins Primary PSHE
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, Darren Powell presents his short film, Body Image for Beginners, part of a unique showcase of videos made by teachers about their work in schools.
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15 mins Primary Literacy and Drama
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, Bruce Warland and Vickie Crombie present a film that looks into the idea of using drama to stimulate children's writing.
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15 mins Special Schools: Communication Skills
Jacky Wood, a teacher at Lexden Springs Special School in Essex, presents her video which looks at a personalised curriculum for children with severe and profound learning difficulties.
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15 mins Secondary PSHE and Citizenship
Catherine Stevenson, a teacher at Kingsmeadow Comprehensive School in Gateshead, presents her video Can I Be Teacher?
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15 mins Primary Literacy
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video Sara Brigg, a teacher at Castlefields Infants School in West Yorkshire, presents her video, The Bear Hunt.
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15 mins Secondary Science
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, we take a look at a video created by Mark Lawrenson, a teacher from Bungay High School in Suffolk.
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15 mins Secondary Personalised Learning: Student Voice
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, Anthony Partington presents his creation, This Time It's Personal - The Student Voice.
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15 mins Secondary PE and PSHE
Teacher Michelle Grant, presents her video, The Energy Project, looking at a collaborative project to measure the individual energy use of students and teachers throughout the school week.
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15 mins Further Education - Work Experience
Teacher Ian Eustace presents a video he made raising the issue of providing suitable work experience for motor vehicle students from Warwickshire College.
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15 mins Foundation Reading
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, teacher Heather Ravenhall presents her inspiring film, How to Motivate Reluctant Readers.
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15 mins Secondary PSHE
Teacher Gayle Cordiner presents her video, Sixth Form Tutorial System, which looks at a new personal tutor system introduced for both pastoral and academic support.
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15 mins Primary PSHE and Art
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, Chris Horn from Broadway Junior Primary School in Sunderland, presents his video, The Cove.
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15 mins Primary Creativity
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video, Nick Cannon from Jubilee Primary School in Hackney, east London, presents the short film, The World Was All Before Them.
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15 mins Primary Art
In this episode of Action! Teacher Video teacher Patrick O'Neill, from Gallions Primary School in London, presents his video Etching the DLR.
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15 mins Secondary English and Media
Huw Derrick, a teacher at The Aveley School in Essex, talks about his video, PRIDE, including the aims of the project and the research carried out.
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15 mins Secondary Art and Science
Science teachers Alex Gibbons and Laura Harris from Thomas Tallis School in south London discuss their video, Teacher Exchange, in which they swap roles with art teacher Kate Callighan.
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15 mins Stamp It Out
Teacher Darren Powell has recorded the process of his Year 5 pupils creating a rap on the theme of racism and discrimination.
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15 mins Rumble in the Jungle
At Oakhill Primary School in Stoke-on-Trent, teacher Linda Alliband uses a rainforest theme to help her Year 4 pupils develop their MFL vocabulary.
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15 mins Dancing Across the Curriculum
At Broadway Junior School in Gateshead, teacher Chris Horn and his colleagues have been using dance to engage learners of all abilities across the curriculum.
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15 mins The Land of Counterpane
Pupils at Bishop Bronescombe Primary School in Cornwall have been using stop frame animation to explore poetry. In this programme, we see Year 5 and 6 pupils animating The Land of Counterpane, in a video recorded by teacher Stewart Gynn.
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15 mins Bite-size DVD
Michael Keenan, AST at St Austin's Primary School in Liverpool, has opened his video archive to his pupils, allowing them to re-cut them into bite-size DVD revision guides.
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15 mins Making a Drama
At Stratford Girls Grammar School, two groups of Year 12 drama students are approaching their end of year show in rather different ways. Teacher Sara Coyle has captured the process on video and shows us a glimpse of the end results.
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15 mins In Uganda
Whitefriars First and Middle School in north London delivers professional development to teachers in Uganda through teacher exchanges, with the benefits being apparent at both schools.
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15 mins Being Heard
At Hanham High School in Bristol, headteacher Peggy Farrington wants to engage her students in their learning and is keen for pupils to provide as much feedback as possible on their lessons.
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15 mins Laptops for Learning
Year 7 Pupils at the The Arnewood School, in Hampshire school have been given laptops since September 2007 for a long-term project to evaluate the impact on their learning and motivation.
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15 mins Chemical Puppets
Alex Gibbons, from Thomas Tallis School in south east London, teaches science by inventing creative activites for a Year 9 class who find the subject challenging.
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15 mins Granny Smith
At Coney Hill Community Primary School in Gloucester, teacher Melissa Harrison is delivering the creative curriculum with the use of colourful characters like Granny Smith.
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15 mins Hooked on Learning
Janet Huscroft, headteacher at Hook Church of England Primary School in Yorkshire, aims to develop lively, enquiring and creative minds through schemes of work that are based on transferable skills and a thematic approach.
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15 mins The Play Project
A panel watch a video created by two pupils at Freshford CE Primary School near Bath, about a whole-school initiative that allows the children to play for two hours every Friday.
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30 mins Primary
Wouldn't it be great if teachers could find the time and money to produce their own programmes and have them broadcast on Teachers' TV?
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30 mins Secondary
Wouldn't it be great if teachers could find the time and money to produce their own programmes and have them broadcast on Teachers' TV?
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