Top 15 Sites and Apps for Flipped Learning

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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.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

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Here we go… Cloud classroom In 2015, cloud integration was the norm and most learning resources were already starting to be cloud-integrated. Cloud classrooms will become the norm. Students will be able to access their classroom on the cloud through a unified learning platform system where, if the school is willing, students are not required to be in the class physically. But more importantly, IoT will connect the classroom to the cloud.

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Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.

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Since Alice Johnson though, these terms have found their way into the mouths of almost every “educational thought leader” and administrator as a way to describe the role of the teacher in the 21st century classroom. I didn’t start out being the COO of the classroom full time.

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom ] I can feel the eye rolls from those of you who don’t get it, so let me help you understand why esports in education is a good thing. When they talk next steps for their company, who is there to represent and protect our students?

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom: Student Perspective

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At ISTE this year, beyond attending sessions and trading ideas with other educators, I’ll be meeting with Ross Smith and other members of the Skype in the Classroom team. We feel that most students and kids don’t get this opportunity because most companies do not see the potential in kids.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

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I started that school year with one goal: to take what students loved and incorporate it into the classroom. Slack , the massive communication company, had seen pictures of the stuff students were creating on Twitter.

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.

What Student Passion Looks Like

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In its second full year, student passion is on full display as I’ve given up even more control of the classroom to students as I’ve asked them to grow a business around what they care about with whomever they want. I have also learned how make a product and grow a company.

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From Twitter to Facebook and Pinterest to Vine (hey--what about Classroom 2.0 ?!), During its inaugural year last year, more than170 education organizations, companies, and communities came together, offering 450+ events and activities.

It’s About the Learning, Not the Technology … Until It Breaks

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Data is automatically written to servers that are physically locked away in a protected network operations center and in the hands of very skilled and well-staffed companies, and typically offered to schools at no cost. Blended learning, hybrid learning, digital learning, flipped classrooms, and project-based learning -- jargon overload! This is the second in a series of posts that examine how schools and districts are planning for and implementing digital learning efforts.