The Exemplary Teaching Video Library is a professional development tool comprised of curated videos showing concrete examples of great teaching and learning practices in our district. See the key below for descriptions of categories to help you find the best example, and guiding questions embedded in each post to help deepen your understanding of each observable technique. Enjoy learning from your colleagues!


  • Academic Rigor – Videos that show how students achieve content depth, critical thinking, skill-building, and knowledge through worthy tasks.
  • Learning Culture – Structures, routines, and classroom environment videos that promote a positive, caring culture focused on learning
  • Pedagogy – Instructional practice videos that support student engagement, cross-curricular connections, differentiation, and real-time assessment.
  • Teaching Insight from Professionals (TIPS) – Short interview videos that highlight topical advice – teacher to teacher.

Grade Bands

Early Childhood/Primary (PK-2)   Elementary (3-5)   Middle (6-8)  Secondary/High (9-12)