Tuesday Interview - Student Entrepreneurship and the Real Flipped Classroom

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You’re Using the Wrong Flip." He writes: Yes, [flipping the classroom is] innovative – “featuring new methods” – or at least it used to be. The flip was an innovative Band-Aid for the wrong problem. Let students assess their learning process.

A Glimpse of the Future: What the K-12 Classroom Will Look Like in 2025

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

This week I’ll be on a panel discussing the Future Classroom at this year’s STEM Summit hosted by Towson University. As technology becomes a larger part of the classroom, I hope GPA becomes a thing of the past.

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For the Edtech Innovation Today’s Learners Need, Look Not to Companies, But to Campuses

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When we focus our attention with laser precision on the edupreneurs who start new companies as the primary source of change, what do we miss? Intrapreneurs are toiling away in every corner of campus, from the front of the classroom to the depths of the stacks.

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. In this blog post, you’ll discover ten topics that can help you improve your online or blended classroom.

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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students.

A Welder of Digital Curriculum Companies Buys Its Latest

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Little did they know then that the first word in its name would become a fitting pun for the private equity firm’s consolidation of education companies. Last week, the firm announced what will be its 14th deal: Glynlyon , a digital curriculum company based in Chandler, Ariz. He ran Kaplan as its CEO from 1994 to 2008, during which he oversaw 67 acquisitions and more than doubled the company’s revenue—to nearly $2 billion —by the time he left.

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

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Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) To supplement in-person support offered during class and lunch periods, I published a simple Google site to house my lessons, assessments, and other resources. I was so green at this point in my career that I probably assumed every classroom in the 21st century operated this way. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation.

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How to Enhance Any Curriculum With Short, Engaging, Accurate Videos

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Today, as an associate teaching professor of economics at Penn State in University Park, Pennsylvania, Wooten is on the flip side of the camera; he creates his own short educational videos to enhance traditional reading materials and lectures.

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

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Stress-free self assessments— Students can easily track their own progress on the go. A recent Deloitte study found that digital content in a blended or flipped classroom allows for improved class management, more personalized learning for struggling students, and an increase in student engagement and grades. Concise— Each learning object should offer short bursts of learning, such as videos, interactive materials, and assessments.

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

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Ten years ago two Colorado chemistry teachers unleashed a brash concept on a K-12 landscape where few questioned the age-old formula of lecture, homework, assess, repeat. It became know as the flipped classroom—a modern, video-based version of a model pioneered by a handful of higher ed professors during the 1990s. Of course, the flipped movement still has its critics. The promise of more time for active learning is key to the flipped appeal, its fans say.

Why I Use Edpuzzle: An Edpuzzle Review

The CoolCatTeacher

Edpuzzle solves so many of my flipped classroom problems. But I’ve had several big problems with flipped classroom techniques: Just as some students “tune out” a teacher, some would fast forward or skip parts of the videos. Assess the video.

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The Chilean Ministry of Education Launches New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Presidential EdTech Initiative

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Discovery Education’s Techbook series saves teachers’ time with a comprehensive design that places model lessons, student activities and assessments at their fingertips. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries around the globe.

Lynda.com’s free offerings

NeverEndingSearch

Designed to address the training needs of industry, government and education, the service offers professionally produced video with curricula and assessment. flipped classroom instruction video flipping Lynda.com

Flipping Awesome Science

The CoolCatTeacher

Marc Seigel, a contributing author to Flipping 2.0 , talks about an innovative flipped science classroom. Flipping Awesome Science. Vicki: Hey, let’s do some flipping awesome science with Marc Seigel @DaretoChem. Marc: So I run a flipped classroom.

Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

Technology Tidbits

A "Flipped Classroom" is a classroom that uses class time to do activities/lessons (guided by the teacher) and "homework" time (at home) for guided instruction (usually through video). Basically, it turns a classroom upside down (or on it's head) where the learning of a topic is done at home and then they applied practice or "work" is done at school. For an excellent info-graphic on what a "Flipped Classroom" is click here.

Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Sometimes in the Hyperdoc then, you can do like a flipped classroom type of thing, where they can access the Hyperdoc. So is it almost like somebody’s in Google Classroom, and the doc is like a page or a webpage you would have in your LMS?

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Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom. Now, Jon, you have recently implemented an asynchronous, flipped, gameful, mastery learning classroom. What is asynchronous, flipped, gameful, mastery learning?

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

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Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. He has also been named a Master Educator by Course Hero , an education technology company that produced a short film on Boyer. . Does a flipped syllabus lead to a lot of A’s?

Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

Ask a Tech Teacher

A Columbia University research found that, on average, students taught through online learning techniques performed modestly better than those learning through classical classroom approach. In lieu of several such factual findings, educators have begun implementing a novel methodology, such as using blended learning software , that has transformed the rather archaic and mundane ‘classroom teaching’ into a revolutionary educational experience; enter the world of Blended learning.

5 Ways to Flip Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

History teacher Keith “Hip” Hughes has a massive following on his YouTube channel.Today, he shares his technique for flipping the classroom in engaging, powerful ways. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. Five Ways to Flip Your Classroom.

Not Just Numbers: How Educators Are Using Data in the Classroom

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If you’re an educator, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “data-driven instruction,” where you’re asked to constantly assess, analyze, and adjust how you teach students. And what types of data can best offer insights into whether students are learning in your classroom? That's understandable given that how kids performed on state and national assessments can impact funding. says that she loves using EDpuzzle ’s data analytics features for her flipped classroom.

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AI Is Everywhere. Now It Wants to Teach You Chinese.

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A growing number of vendors are offering AI-powered language-learning apps to companies and the general public ( Speexx , Busuu , Duolingo ) for hundreds of languages, but Ponddy’s products were developed specifically for secondary and university teachers of Mandarin.

Can blended learning be culturally responsive?

The Christensen Institute

In today’s classrooms, students are no longer considered “empty vessels.” Moreover, many see the classroom technology component of blended learning as prohibitively expensive and out-of-reach for schools with limited resources and which serve the neediest children. When students feel that they have mastered a unit of study, they can request to take the content assessment online, after which they work on projects that use content learned in each unit. .

3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teachers and parents know all this and still, the Literacy Company reports that most teachers in classes of twenty+ students spend only five minutes a day reading, and 46% of American adults cannot understand the label on their prescription medicine. 3 Classroom Management Apps You’ll Love.

Innovators Worth Watching: Minerva

The Christensen Institute

Minerva Schools at KGI , a degree program in collaboration with the Keck Graduate Institute, designed its curriculum so that all class time is entirely online, consisting of live, flipped classroom seminars, supplemented by location-based assignments in whichever city the cohort is based that semester. The platform gathers detailed data on student participation and progress, allowing Minerva to assess and refine its methods.

Learn why Synth is the Perfect FREE Application for Teachers who want to bring Audio and Video Podcasting into their Classrooms.

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Today, we are proud to announce that Synth is being awarded the 2019 TeacherCast Best in Class Award for Best Classroom Podcasting Application. Personally, I think Synth is an application that belongs in every classroom no matter the grade level or subject area.

Inside Google’s NYC Teacher’s Lounge

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Teachers want to have a space to socialize, hang out and build a network just like any other working professional,” said Kyle Liao, manager of strategic partnerships at Educate LLC, a small education technology professional development company based out of New York City. So her team took the theme and broke it down into five parts: flipped classrooms, blended learning, back to basics, executive functioning skills, and student self-assessment and self-regulation.

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Coursera’s Rick Levin On the Evolution of MOOCs and Microcredentials

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The colleges create course videos and assignments that are offered on the company’s platform for free—and students can pay for a certificate showing completion. RIck Levin: The advantage that we bring as a for-profit company is energy and direction and access to a labor force that's highly talented. And I think we're improving our ability to grade assessments online. One thing that I see a lot of interest in at colleges these days are flipped classrooms.

Not Another Dashboard: K-12 Interoperability Efforts Aim to Inform (Not Just Report)

Edsurge

As the demand for interoperability increases among schools, some companies are taking notice and working with their product development teams to make change — but the actions are small and the changes come slowly. Some companies share data through secure file transfer protocol — but only if their customers ask. Can a student’s activity on Khan Academy offer any clues into why he or she did not do well on the problem-solving section of an online benchmark math assessment?

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. Educational Tools: The Web in the Classroom…Part 2.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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Technology and the classroom – major trends and challenges. With an increased presence of BYOD and 1:1 programs in classrooms, schools today are faced with the challenge of transforming traditional learning spaces to seamlessly connect pedagogy, technology, and space. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases. We will see more and more educational MOOC platforms to replace classroom training, as they afford users universal access to knowledge.

Telestream Screenflow: An Podcasters Guide to Creating Professional Screencasts and Tutorials

TeacherCast

Telestream customers include the world’s leading media and entertainment companies: content owners, creators, and distributors. The company is privately held. Standard 2: Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

Without revenue the company will go away. Or the company will have to start charging for the software. Or it will raise a bunch of venture capital to support its “free” offering for a while, and then the company will get acquired and the product will go away. (It’s

5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

Wired Campus

In the TV series Shark Tank, entrepreneurs with budding companies pitch their ideas to a panel of investors who ask probing questions and then decide whether to back the proposals. Our sharks were Goldie Blumenstyk, a senior writer at The Chronicle; Jason Jones, a co-editor of the ProfHacker blog and director of educational technology at Trinity College, in Connecticut; and Paul Freedman, founder of Entangled Ventures, an education-technology company. We do hybrid classrooms.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Over the last two months we worked with an email list company in an attempt to avoid this duplication, but unfortunately, we were reported as a spammer (ugh!) Through our global online classrooms, schools offer STEM, AP®, Honors, Gifted & Talented, and elective courses that help students prepare for college and careers. Classroom 2.0 Comic Workshop Tools for Your Library or Classroom. Education Revolution Google+ Community Call to Action: Parents in the Classroom.