Video Library
  • 1st Grade Math Lesson on Counting by Tens

    In this 1st grade Common Core-aligned Math lesson, students count by tens starting from seven, determine how many items are present in a collection, and calculate how many more items they will need to reach a total of 100 items in the collection.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    • Math
    Compass Components:
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Emerging
    • Effective Proficient
  • Elementary Significant Needs Special Education Lesson on Characters and Setting in a Text

    In this Common Core-aligned ELA lesson in a Significant Needs Special Education classroom, students engage with content and share responses with the help of assistive technology devices to identify the characters and setting in a story.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    • ELA/Literacy
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Highly Effective
    • Effective Proficient
  • Kindergarten ELA Lesson on Letters of the Alphabet

    In this Kindergarten ELA lesson, students engage in fun, varied tasks to learn letters and what they represent.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    • ELA
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    • 1c: Setting Instructional Outcomes
    Compass Rating:
    • Ineffective
    • Effective Emerging
  • Kindergarten Math Lesson on Number Combinations

    In this Kindergarten Common Core-aligned math lesson, students use quick images to identify combinations of 8.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    • Math
    CCSS Standards:
    • Math
    Compass Components:
    • 3b: Using Questioning and Discussion Techniques
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient
  • Model Teacher Feedback Conversation: Kindergarten

    This video is a feedback conversation between a teacher and her evaluator centered on how to increase student engagement and assessment long-term in a Kindergarten classroom.
    Grade Levels:
    • 1st Grade/ Kindergarten
    Subject Areas:
    CCSS Standards:
    Compass Components:
    • 3c: Engaging Students in Instruction
    Compass Rating:
    • Effective Proficient