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3 surprising characteristics of a flipped social studies classroom

3 surprising characteristics of a flipped social studies classroom

10/12/2015

Topics: Flipped learning, Personalized Learning

When Jon Bergmann and I were researching Flipped Learning for Social Studies Instruction, we asked several social science teachers who flipped their classrooms for their…

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Make every day Flipped Day

Make every day Flipped Day

10/06/2015

Topics: Flipped learning, Personalized Learning

It’s Flipped Learning Day, an occasion to celebrate the education strategy that Jon Bergmann and…

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Flip reading assignments and make them interactive

Flip reading assignments and make them interactive

10/02/2015

Topics: Flipped learning, Tools

English language arts teachers often say they are the original flipped learning advocates. After all, they have always assigned books to students to read at home and asked them to come back the next day to discuss the readings in class.

They are absolutely right, of course. But…

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19 places to find the best OERs

19 places to find the best OERs

09/17/2015

Topics: Flipped learning, Mobile learning, Online learning, Project-based learning, Tools

The arguments for jumping on the open educational resource (OER) bandwagon are convincing.

For one, they bring down the high cost of textbooks, from as much as $150 per book per student to $0. Consider this impact in specialty subjects like music and art, where you could access…

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Use mind maps to reinforce flipped learning

Use mind maps to reinforce flipped learning

08/19/2015

Topics: Flipped learning

The flipped classroom, where students are expected to watch a video at home and do the “homework” assignment in class, can be as nonproductive as an assignment to read Chapter 5 at home if a student is not engaged with the video, interacting with it and learning from it.

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Flip your science classroom!

Flip your science classroom!

05/21/2015

Topics: Assessment, Flipped learning, Personalized Learning, Project-based learning

Now that the flipped classroom approach, and its logical next step, flipped learning, have become widely accepted, leaders in the field are examining how to best apply the model to specific subjects.

By definition,…

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Flip your classroom with instructional screencasts

Flip your classroom with instructional screencasts

04/15/2015

Topics: Flipped learning, Tools, Video

" "Sometimes I wish I could record myself teaching in September, then play it back to students in March so they can remember all the things they forgot," " said one veteran teacher I know with an exasperated sigh. She was looking for a way to provide small-group remediation while teaching new…

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Become a digital learning ninja in five easy steps

Become a digital learning ninja in five easy steps

03/13/2015

Topics: Augmented reality, Essential Conditions, Flipped learning, Makerspaces, Personalized Learning, Project-based learning, Standards

The grassroots effort that is Digital Learning Day started as a way to spread innovative practices and ensure that all students have access to high-quality digital learning opportunities, no matter where they live.…

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Put student passions at center of learning

Put student passions at center of learning

03/09/2015

Topics: Flipped learning, Project-based learning, STEM & STEAM

The key to engaging students in authentic, engaging and meaningful project-based learning is making projects relevant to students. As educators, we've been taught that project-based learning starts with a well-defined driving question. However, when a challenge question is firmly written…

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Create and share your own videos and podcasts

Create and share your own videos and podcasts

02/19/2015

Topics: Flipped learning, Tools

The explosion of teacher-created open educational resources (OERs) has transformed the world of K-12 learning materials. No longer are educators tied to canned curricula. Now they can use an idea developed by a teacher in another state or even across the globe.

Maybe you have a great…

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