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Flipped classroom 101

Flipped classroom 101

02/05/2015

Topics: Flipped learning

There's a lot of talk about the flipped classroom in education circles these days, but what it boils down to is this: Flipped learning is a teaching technique that uses video assets as the primary means of delivering direct instruction to an individual — rather than lecturing to a group — so you…

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9 resources for teaching digital citizenship

9 resources for teaching digital citizenship

12/23/2014

Topics: 1:1, Assessment, Augmented reality, BYOD, Coding & robotics, Computational Thinking, Digital Citizenship, Digital storytelling, Flipped learning, Gamification, Gaming, Makerspaces, Online learning, professional learning, Technology infrastructure, Tools

How can we teach kids to use technology responsibly when the technology is changing faster than we can keep up? How do we foster the values of good digital citizenship in students who are old enough to scoff at the “thou shalts” and “thou shalt nots”?

Grappling with these questions is…

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If you can flip a classroom, you can flip a district

If you can flip a classroom, you can flip a district

05/28/2014

Topics: 1:1, Assessment, Flipped learning, Mobile learning, Personalized Learning, professional learning, Standards, Technology infrastructure

The term flipped classroom is on the tip of many educators' tongues these days as more K-12 schools and districts embrace this blended form of learning and teaching. In the flipped classroom model, educators deliver their instruction online for students to access outside of class,…

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Flipped dilemma: What to do when kids don' 't have internet

Flipped dilemma: What to do when kids don't have internet

05/20/2014

Topics: Flipped learning

In my previous post on flipping my classroom I talked about how much it has changed my entire view of education. I know what some of you…

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A flipped journey: How PBL rescued my classroom

A flipped journey: How PBL rescued my classroom

04/11/2014

Topics: Flipped learning, Project-based learning

When I first started flipping my classroom, I hated it.

I was baffled, because I remember hearing about flipped learning and immediately thinking, "This is brilliant! I want to do this!" Flipping was…

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Flipped learning: Time to reconsider how to implement the Common Core

Flipped learning: Time to reconsider how to implement the Common Core

01/29/2014

Topics: Flipped learning, Standards

Are you ready for the Common Core State Standards?

Over the past few months, I have asked a number of teachers this question, and few of them feel prepared. Many have attended training sessions on the new national…

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5 things you should know about flipped learning

5 things you should know about flipped learning

01/20/2014

Topics: Flipped learning

Flipped learning — the name says it all. It's a 180-degree shift in how we approach learning and teaching. Our past way of thinking gets turned on its head as down becomes up and we reorient ourselves to a new model for student growth.

Many teachers around the globe report smashing…

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