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The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Flipping the classroom has become a hot topic in educational circles in recent times. The idea is that students first learn course content online, usually at home, and the time in the classroom is devoted to what used to be traditionally homework, with the teacher’s assistance.

The Must-Have Tools in My Flipped Classroom

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When I first began flipping my math class in 2010, the ability to screencast, upload video to the web and have students watch lectures at their own pace was exciting and innovative. Though it was a step in the right direction toward a more personalized and student-centered classroom, a couple of tech tools that have emerged during the past few years have truly changed my thinking about what is possible for the flipped classroom.

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Learn Why Swivl Is the Perfect Tool For Your Flipped Classroom | @GoSwivl

TeacherCast

Swivl is a complete video solution that provides presenters the ability to capture video during their lessons and create self-directed learning experiences for their students. He was founder of the School Newspaper (The Echo), Head Basketball Coach and Technology Integration Mentor.

Bending the rules of flipped classrooms

Neo LMS

Flipped classrooms are the bread and butter of e-learning and have defined the education landscape in the past few years or so. But sometimes we still feel there is that sorely-lacking element which could increase student engagement practices or even augment different learning techniques to enhance the learning experience. Educators have played with the flipped classroom and applied a lot of techniques and approaches to increase student engagement and interaction.

Paper: Flipped Classroom Works When Students Cooperate

K-12 Schools - Education News

The UK National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) has revealed the benefits and challenges of flipped classroom learning for mathematics. The experiment took place in Secondary 1-3 classes of Mathematics in which teachers used Khan Academy in a flipped learning implementation.

Exploring 4 types of Flipped Learning

Neo LMS

Flipped Learning has emerged as the “easy button” to move classes, schools, and districts from passive to active learning. Flipped Learning is not just another teaching strategy, but rather, the meta-strategy that supports all others. Read more: Flipped Classroom on the NEO Blog.

4 Ways Your LMS Can Increase Student Engagement

Gaggle Speaks

It’s becoming increasingly harder to keep students’ attention. The amount of technology being offered to solve this problem seems never ending. It’s true, technology can have a positive impact on student engagement, but the adage of “less is more” also applies.

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

Edsurge

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. Make videos engaging and appealing.

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The Ultimate Checklist Before You Flip Your Classroom by @JusteSem

TeacherCast

Decide on your flipped lessons’ learning objectives. Are you flipping to help the struggling students or to deepen the in-class learning? Decide how you will deliver your flipped lessons. Do you have a classroom blog where you’d like to share the videos? Ensure all students have Internet access at home. The flipped classroom approach will only work if all of your students can access the content online.

How Improving Student Feedback and Teaching Data Science Restored Our Classroom Culture

Edsurge

Over winter break in 2015, I found myself scouring the internet for career alternatives that would take me out of the classroom. I was in my fifth year of teaching at Forest Ridge, an independent all-girls school serving students in grades 5-12 in Bellevue, Wash., and I was feeling isolated in a room with students who didn’t seem to want to engage with my class, despite all my efforts to bring enthusiasm and passion to my work. Anonymous student.

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Reaching the Quiet Kids in Class

Edsurge

As a student, my mindset was that everything needed to be perfect; anything less was unacceptable. As he lectured, he would randomly pick names from the stack to call on students. I understand the importance of engaging every student and making sure each child is actively listening.

Why Taking Risks in the Classroom Pays off for Students—and Teachers

Edsurge

It was my first experiment flipping our classroom. As the groans from my students got louder, I knew something wasn’t right. Doe Zantamata Hands immediately went up and my students began to get defensive. I’ve taught in a few districts with unique missions and priorities, but one thing that has remained constant is the fact that to make sure that learning remains engaging and relevant for the modern learner, risk-taking in the classroom is a necessity.

Less Work, Deeper Learning

The Principal of Change

As many people discuss the merits of homework for students (not a fan, never been a fan), I think about the late hours that many teachers spend working at schools. If you want to see how effective an educator is, don’t watch the educator, view their students.

Five (Easy-to-Implement) Ways Video Can Have a Powerful Impact on Teaching and Learning

Edsurge

The days of standing in front of the classroom and “lecturing” are long gone. By using video, teachers can keep students engaged in new and innovative ways. Video is also proving to have solid results when it comes to learning outcomes—from higher test scores to increased engagement with learning materials to increased comprehension. Including video in classroom instruction offers numerous benefits for both educators and students.

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Let Paperslide Into Your Class

CUE

He introduced us to Paperslides , a new-to-me combining of the low tech paper-glue-and-scissors we all love and miss with the ease and versatility of making videos for flipped or blended learning. After all, the goal of any nifty teacher tech is to hand it to students so they can create.

Top 7 Innovations in K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

Today, you would find most of the schools and universities using digital aids in classrooms. By incorporating technology into K-12 education model, institutes are aiming to improve the teaching and learning processes in schools and universities.

How to Engage Your Students With the 12-Minute Rule and Quizzes They’re Meant to Fail

Edsurge

So are most of the students taking the cultural competency quiz Professor John Branch gives out near the beginning of his MBA-level International Marketing class at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. The average student gets just two of the ten questions right.

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How Academic Publishers Can Push the Boundaries of Digital Learning

Edsurge

The rising cost of printed textbooks—as well as tuition and university life—have made them unaffordable for many students. As a result, more students are turning to used books, rentals, shared copies, illegal downloads, and other online sources. In order to succeed in a rapidly changing market, educators, students, and publishers need to evolve. Going digital offers students other benefits, including: Portability— Numerous courses or books can be stored on a single device.

The Benefits of Video in the Digital Classroom

ViewSonic Education

Digital-based learning benefits students. 1:1 student-to-device ratios. Student response clickers. Blended learning and flipped classrooms. When teachers leverage technology, learning outcomes improve. The Rise of the Digital Classroom. Students agree.

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Should the teacher be a guide on the side rather than being a sage on the stage

Linways Technologies

Since the past century or so, we have come a long way to identify new teaching methods and better understanding of the way students learn in the classrooms. Sage on the stage essentially points to the teacher sharing relevant information with minimal input from the part of students.

Removing the Limitations in a Digital Environment

Fractus Learning

I have had a lot of noneducators talk to me about technology in the classroom. Good teaching and sound student-directed learning is not, and should not be, device dependent. If you only had six laptops in your classroom, how would you best utilize them?

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a wonderful new (beta) site/app for flipping a classroom. This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a wonderful site/app for flipping a classroom. This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a wonderful site/app for flipping a classroom. This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a wonderful new (beta) site/app for flipping a classroom. This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a wonderful new (beta) site/app for flipping a classroom. This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a wonderful site/app for flipping a classroom. This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

3 Tips for rocking your classroom with video learning

Neo LMS

For example, when a new technology is introduced on the market it is usually presented to the public through a demonstration of its functions and usability. Don’t overwhelm studentsStudents are guilty of having a short attention span.

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GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a wonderful site/app for flipping a classroom. This is a fantastic solution for educators to be able to manage their classes/students and create dynamic lessons that can be shared on mobile devices. GoClass is an advertiser of Technology Tidbits.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

Graphite Blog

When and how much should students be using technology in class? What is the best way to set up my classroom for device use? How can I make sure I am protecting student privacy when using technology? Which policies and procedures will help me get the most out of teaching with technology? Are there benefits to allowing student phones in the classroom? How can digital citizenship lessons help me get the most out of teaching with technology?

Collaboration Coaching Chronicles

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The training focuses on coaching and collaboration skills; best practices in lesson design and instruction; and, technology integration and engaging practices. Jamie DelRosa''s 1st grade students researching on iPads.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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But that hasn’t stopped us from asking a number of experts in education and technology to gaze into their crystal balls and share their thoughts on one major EdTech trend we can expect to see lighting up learning and one major challenge that education will face in 2016. Technology and the classroom – major trends and challenges. I believe more schools worldwide will find the funds and way to have their students learn with technology.

Disruptive Devices: Managing and Maintaining Diverse Technology

District Administration

Using a central management platform is crucial to ensuring that devices enhance learning District Administration Custom Publishing Group Computers and mobile devices aren’t just changing the way that content is delivered, they have changed the way that students engage with their learning and the role of the teacher. But, the expansion of 1-to-1 and BYOD initiatives, flipped classrooms, and anytime-anywhere learning has created a variety of management challenges.

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Teaching in the blended-learning classroom: A snapshot of experiences from BLU teachers

The Christensen Institute

Most of the readers of this blog know what it’s like to teach in a blended-learning classroom. You can take a look at their complete survey data and analysis in FBOL’s latest report, Teaching with technology: Educators’ perspectives and recommendations for successful blended instructional practices. The three most common responses were increased ability to differentiate, do small-group instructional time, and foster student collaboration. Flipped Classroom – 10%.

ThingLink Brings Virtual Reality to the Classroom!

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Virtual Reality is about to find it’s way into schools and classrooms with a new layer of interactivity from ThingLink! ThingLink VR will allow educators to create an affordable i nteractive learning environment to immerse students in learning experiences like never before.