Creating Change

The Principal of Change

Creating better ways for our kids and ourselves to learn. Things such as Genius Hour, Innovation Week/Day, Identity Day, Maker Spaces, EdCamps, Flipped Classrooms, revamped professional learning opportunities, using social media to create powerful opportunities for learning, and a myriad of other empowering ways to learn, are things that didn’t exist when I went to school.

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. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning. Webpage Comparison : Students examine two websites and select the one that they would use to begin research on gun control, assessing their ability to identify the strengths and limitations of websites for learning about political topics.

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"I Used to be Sitting in Seat 17D" - How I Rejuvenated My Teaching Career

Fractus Learning

They asked me what changed, I simply replied “I started learning again.” I had heard about flipping a class , but didn’t really know what that meant until I started to research it. At 40 years old I was worried… do 40 year olds learn new technology? I didn’t think I had the courage to step outside my comfort zone to learn the technology that would cause me to not only learn, but teach to the students.

The end of FlipCon means big changes for flipped learning

eSchool News

The seminal conference for the flipped learning movement, known formally as the Annual Flipped Learning Conference, is entering its ninth and final year as an in-person event, owing — somewhat fittingly — to dramatic shifts in online learning and communication, similar to the ones that birthed the movement in the first place. But there’s still a lot of interest, especially international interest, in flipping.”

Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward

EdTechSandyK

Blog also sets admins up in order to be able to do flipped learning with their staff. link] - Melinda Miller, Principal in Missouri who uses flipped learning with her staff. She talks about mistakes she''s made and what she''s learned from them! We need to be using social media to tell people about the positive things that are going on in our classrooms and schools! Professional Growth Don uses Twitter for a professional learning network.

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!

TeacherCast

Connected Educators Must May 13, 2015 by @mgrudnel from United States Jeff has been so accommodating and welcoming as he helped introduce me into the world of connected learning and podcasting. I learn so much each time I listen or watch a new podcast. Technology Integrationist February 17, 2015 by Miss Rumphius from United States I learn so much from this team. I always take what I learn and teach other teachers. This is such a great teaching/learning resource.