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Posted by EiE Team on 5/18/17 11:00 AM

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On Location: Filming in the Classroom

Posted by EiE Team on 2/10/15 4:20 PM

Guest blogger Martha Davis is EiE’s multimedia project manager.

Over the past three years, with support from Cognizant, EiE has been developing an online library of short videos. This library includes a set of “EiE Classroom Videos,” which feature candid footage of skilled teachers facilitating the four lessons in an EiE unitvideo_team_2_10_15

To shoot these videos, I’ve been spending lots of time in elementary school classrooms. At first, it’s like visiting another country. There are new traditions and new words getting thrown around and you feel like an outsider. But after a couple of hours you’re in the swing of things and you’re absorbing some of this culture. After a day or two, you’re singing the songs and pulling out your lunch right along with all of the other kids in the class. Before you know it, you’ve adopted all of their classroom culture.

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