The Top 15 Teaching Channel Videos of 2017

December 27, 2017 / by Lily Jones

As the year comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to look back on our most-watched videos. In 2017, our viewers turned to videos made especially for new teachers, sought out engagement strategies, searched for ways to build a positive class culture, and came to us for lesson ideas. We appreciate each and every one of you who watched one of our videos this year. Thank you for all you do! We wouldn't be able to continue our mission at Teaching Channel without your support. 

These were our 15 most popular videos of the year, grouped by their topics:

New Teachers

New Teacher Survival Guide: Classroom Management

New Teacher Survival Guide: Differentiating Instruction

New Teacher Survival Guide: Planning


My Favorite No: Learning From Mistakes

Highlighting Mistakes: A Grading Strategy

Making Math Fun with Place Value Games

English Language Arts

Socratic Seminars: Patience & Practice

Getting Ready to Write: Citing Textual Evidence

Teaching Theme Analysis in Layers


Claims, Evidence, Reasoning

Social Studies

Organize Your Thinking to Critically Analyze Text

Engagement Strategies

Improving Participation with Talk Moves

I Do, We Do, You Do

The Stand-up Game: A Classroom Strategy

Classroom Culture

Ready to Learn: Creating a Positive Classroom Culture

Setting the Tone from Day One

Did your favorite video make the cut? Let us know what your favorite videos were this year! We'd also like to hear what kind of videos you want to see more of in 2018. Feel free to send us a DM on Twitter or Facebook to let us know what topics we should focus more on. 

Topics: Professional Learning, Class Culture, Engagement, Video Playlist

Lily Jones

Written by Lily Jones

Lily Jones taught K/1 for seven years in Northern California. She has experience as a curriculum developer, instructional coach, teacher trainer, and is also a contributing writer for Teaching Channel.

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