Flipped Classroom: Engaging Students with EdPuzzle

Catlin Tucker

The flipped classroom model is a blended learning strategy I use to present my vocabulary , writing, and grammar instruction online. One thing I emphasize when I lead professional development for teachers is the importance of flipping and engaging. I authored a resource for MindShift titled “ Teachers’ Guide to Using Videos ,” which includes a section describing a range of strategies a teacher can employ to flip and engage.

Farewell, Lecture?

CUE

Blended Learning Common Core Standards Creativity and Imagination Education Technology Flipped Classroom Uncategorized alternate instruction Lecture Mazur memorization ScienceA selection of this post appears in the Winter, 2016 issue of OnCUE as our 5 Trends to Love/5 Trends to Lose series. This is in the Lose list. To read the full text of “Farewell, Lecture?” ” follow this link. link]. “Farewell, Lecture?”

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Write, Review, Repeat with the Tsunami Writing Challenge

CUE

Over the past few years, I have tackled different approaches to get students to present in my World Language and Computer Science classroom, including Iron Chef lesson design and Pecha Kucha. In a previous blog , San Gabriel Valley CUE Board Member Valerie Sun discussed Iron Chef lesson design where she wrote about the process and how to introduce it in the classroom. David Platt ( @herrplatt ) is a seventeen-year educator in the middle and high school classroom.

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PD for Writing Teachers: STEM Workshops, Rockstar Camps, Twitter and More!

Edsurge

While the focus is on educational technology and lesson design as opposed to just writing instruction, I have always discovered innovative applications in my English classroom of tools and ideas gleaned from CUE Lead Learners. Multimedia production with apps such as Screencastify and GreenScreen by Do Ink, for demonstrating student learning and flipping my classroom. “Must be nice to have summers off!” All teachers hear this statement multiple times in their careers.

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

Edsurge

Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) 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. It felt like every tool I used in the classroom was inherently designed to work in isolation. When that takes too long or doesn’t work, they resort to classroom observations—because they’re easy to do.

Why Santa Fe Broke the K-12 Model and Chose a Different Curriculum for the Middle Grades

Edsurge

Erica Wheeler EdSurge: Why did you decide to adopt MidSchoolMath's core curriculum? Curriculum Catalog: See Core Curriculum by MidSchoolMath , and download a 2021 Product Catalog. “It I'm excited to use it in a face-to-face classroom.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. SHEG also offers two other fabulous portals filled with resources to help classroom teachers and teacher librarians inquiry and historical analysis. A series of Read Like a Historian videos prepares educators to effectively launch this type of learning in their classrooms.

Peer Instruction 3.0 – When students do the teaching…with video

Turn to Your Neighbor

In this inaugural post of The Neighborhood, five classroom teachers from across grade levels discuss what happens when students teach each other using video. Turn to Your Neighbor Asks: As the flipped classroom becomes more and more prevalent in education, teachers are finding new ways to use video and screencasts to spark learning. We have 12 iPads in the classroom. These have been tied to our new ELA modules with the common core.

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Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

Below is a sample from some of the portfolios: Math teacher Kanchan Chellani has been using her PGP time to create engaging learning activities with Adobe Captivate to flip her classroom. Throughout the year they met to develop extensive binders to compile resources related to text complexity as outlined by the Common Core Standards. 21st Century Education Change educational technology Flipped Classroom Innovation New Milford High School teachers

A Key to Education Reform.

My Island View

The flipped classroom, maker movement, project-based learning, blended learning, student centered learning, hour of code, collaboration, direct instruction, and lecture, there are passionate teacher advocates supporting each of these methods as the best way for kids to learn. The biggest problem with the implementation of common core, beyond the testing aspect, was the fact that there was no support for PD.

A Key to Education Reform.

My Island View

The flipped classroom, maker movement, project-based learning, blended learning, student centered learning, hour of code, collaboration, direct instruction, and lecture, there are passionate teacher advocates supporting each of these methods as the best way for kids to learn. The biggest problem with the implementation of common core, beyond the testing aspect, was the fact that there was no support for PD.

Next Door Innovator: One Math Teacher Working to Help Thousands Learn Better

Turn to Your Neighbor

The compelling thing about Slack is that he did not stop with his own classroom. The site is well organized, and even tags worksheets with Common Core State Standards domains and clusters. Students can use the worksheets to study on their own and get immediate feedback through the video solutions and teachers can use the worksheets in any number of ways, including to flip their class or prepare students for Peer Instruction. slackmath.com videos on functions.

Khan Academy: Friend or Foe?

A Principal's Reflections

The Khan Academy site now contains over 3000 videos mapped to the Common Core and associated assessments that allow learners to practice and reinforce skills acquired through the videos. It has its merits, as does the flipped learning approach that his videos are generally associate with, but more as an instructional supplement to enhance the teaching and learning process. Change education reform educational technology Flipped Classroom Khan Academy Opinion

Not Yet Blended Learning

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

However: “Increasing student opportunities to engage with technology — such as teachers using flipped classroom strategies, a school computer lab, and computers using digital curriculum in the classroom – are all steps in the right direction, but don’t meet the full potential of blended learning. Barrier: PLO’s (Prescribed Learning Outcomes, or for my American friends things like the Common Core).

In Love with Space? Here are Great Websites to Take You There

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Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6.

Three tools for “in-text” video analysis and why it matters

NeverEndingSearch

We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. Among the Common Core Standards addressing media understanding are: CC.11-12.R.I.7 flipped classroom note-taking online learning video videonot.es For many of us, the go-to platform for learning and sharing is video. Our students increasingly consult YouTube to get up to speed on any topic.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing flipped classroom learning management system mobile learning

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile learning

Storyboard That

Technology Tidbits

Educators around the world are using Storyboard That for project based learning, flipping a classroom, and much much more. Best of all are all the Common Core aligned resources and lesson plans that teachers can look through and use to best figure out how to integrate Storyboard That into their classroom. flipped classroom project based learning Web 2.0 Storyboard That is one of my favorite new Web 2.0 sites for education.

Otus

Technology Tidbits

Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Teachers can link data to Common Core State Standards or integrate their own custom standards to report on. assessing differentiate instruction flipped classroom mobile based learning

The Carrot and The Stick: Are American Schools Actually Teaching Us?

Fractus Learning

Do I think, as it is stated in corestandards.org that it is possible to create a system which ensures “all students are ready for success after high school, the Common Core State Standards establish clear, consistent guidelines for what every student should know and be able to do in math and English language arts from kindergarten through 12th grade”. curriculum, or feel about the American Core curriclium and methodology?

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. Keep reading to discover the meaning of some of the most common trends in Edtech. Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom!

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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It provides reading resources either uploaded by the teacher or selected from the platform’s library of thousands of fiction and nonfiction books (some free; some through Prime plans), Common Core-aligned lesson plans, videos, or simulations. Once teachers create an account, they set up their classrooms either by importing student lists from Google Classroom, Microsoft, Clever, or Edmodo, or by providing the class join code to students.

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Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

10 Space Websites That Will Launch Your Class Study

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Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. Space units are always exciting.

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Flip Your Back-to-School Night

Catlin Tucker

So, three years ago I began flipping my Back-to-School Night presentation in the hopes of reaching more of my parents. This is how I flip my Back-to-School Night. I explain why I believe it’s important to place students at the center of learning in the classroom and how I use blended learning strategies and technology to create a student-centered learning experience. Virtual Tour of Our Classroom Resources.

Tech Ed Resources–Organize Your Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m taking a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: Organizing your classroom. 30 minutes each, show how to set up your classroom to be tech-infused. Do you wonder how to set up an effective, exciting, motivating classroom to teach tech? It’s not difficult–but there are steps you must take that are different from a grade-level or subject-specific classroom.

Ed Tech Vocab: Keeping Up with Trends in Education

eSpark

Edtech is being used in classrooms more than ever before. Keep reading to discover the meaning of some of the most common trends in Edtech. Think of it as a cheat sheet to help you learn all you need to know about technology in the classroom!

Is the Socratic Method Right for Your Class?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Have you ever walked into a classroom where students were engaged in serious on-topic discussion, debating ideas and challenging each other to provide evidence of their statements? Chances are, you entered a classroom using a discussion method known as Socratic Debate , aka Socratic Method, Socratic Circle, or Socratic Inquiry. In a traditional classroom, asking and answering questions is stressful to many students who are afraid their answer will be wrong.

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

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Well, at least in the classroom. A secondary focus (but of significant interest with students I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have time for. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’. The classroom is a wiki.

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Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Well, at least in the classroom. A secondary focus (but of significant interest with educators I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have available. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki.

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Study.com Makes the College Dream a Reality for Lots of Students

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Study.com also offers a special (fee-based) Teacher Edition where educators can set up five virtual classrooms with up to 50 students in each, share class-themed videos, assign lessons and quizzes as homework, grade student work, print out worksheets, and get detailed reports on student progress. They can be uploaded to Google Classroom, Schoology, Blackboard, and a selection of other LMSs. Create a classroom (in about ten seconds).

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

Well, at least in the classroom. A secondary focus (but of significant interest with educators I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have available. Flipped Classroom—attendees learn in a ‘flipped classroom’ environment. The classroom is a wiki.

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Edit and Share Videos Like a Rock Star

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Merge any videos on your YouTube channel either created by you or offered under the Creative Commons license. Teacher Training Videos — directed at the teaching profession, this includes a wide variety of PD topics such as flipped classrooms, specific digital tools, and more. WatchKnowLearn — a collaborative effort where teachers share videos that address varied topics including Common Core, math, science, and history.

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Bring Experts to Your Class Easily with Nepris

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Its intuitive options, step-by-step guidance, and commitment to making the experience positive for both teachers and students helps to not only bridge the gap between classroom and career as students meet those who have applied school knowledge authentically to their jobs, it levels the education playing field across rural and urban landscapes, between schools with vast resource budgets and those who struggle to stay out of the red year-to-year. This is great for flipped classrooms.

How to Find Great Learning Resources for Your Students During School Closures

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Best Classroom Tools for Presentations and Slideshows : Slideshow apps and websites that let students' work shine. Classroom Management Apps and Websites : Our editors' top tools to help you motivate, manage, and maintain a great classroom in person or virtually.

3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

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Grammaropolis is aligned with both national Common Core standards and Texas Expected Knowledge and Skills Objectives for grades K-6. For youngers who need to learn Dolch Words (those 200+ words they will most commonly run across in their grade-level study), this is a fun way to gamify the process. There are a wide variety of teacher resources available once you create an account including articles, how to adapt the app to a flipped classroom, and printables.

10 Reasons to Screencast in Your Class and 7 Best-in-class Tools

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With Common Core’s emphasis on understanding and explaining tasks, screencasts are a great way for both students and teachers to share the required steps in completing a math problem, collaborate on close reading, or pursue any other literacy activity. ability to upload to YouTube, the Cloud, or another common file sharing location. There are a lot of reasons to use screencasts: Record procedures and answer common questions. Classroom management screencast