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Breaking News: Today - Educreations Launches New iPad App and Turns Your iPad Into an Interactive Whiteboard

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Available for the first time ever today, the new iPad app from Educreations will transform teaching. Teachers are also able to add individual features, such as student roster specific logins, and Q&A sessions hosted via Educreations.

The Foundations of Flipping

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Best Practices for Teaching Today "Kids don''t show up to learn new stuff. They show up to apply the things they''ve learned at home." Additionally, I''ve leveraged the power of Twitter to expand my network and connect with innovative educators around the world.

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A Hangout On Air about The Flipped Classroom ~ Hawaii Style and Time

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A little group of Hawaii educators held a Hangout on Air about The Flipped Classroom last evening. Anne Torige suggested the flipped classroom, for instance, because she was interested in learning more about it. I had invited Mitch Krulewich, a new teacher at our school, to talk about how he flips his math classroom. Mitch follows the flipped learning model closely and he''s very happy with the results.

Autonomy Breeds Change

A Principal's Reflections

They desperately sought time during the school day to engage in professional growth opportunities, learn how to integrate Web 2.0 tools, and develop their own Personal Learning Networks (PLN’s). A great deal was learned after I reflected on year one of the PGP.

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

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The Neighborhood is a special Turn To Your Neighbor series where we invite innovative educators from around the globe to discuss a variety of education topics. . In this inaugural post of The Neighborhood, five classroom teachers from across grade levels discuss what happens when students teach each other using video. Can a student learn as much from a peer-created video as from an instructor developed video? Plus other students get to learn from their expertise.

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@edcanvas An Interactive Lesson Board!

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So often, I find companies have a massive tutorial system for users to learn from or their demonstration video tends to run longer than four minutes. As I viewed this example, I clearly began to see the benefit these canvas boards could have for education.

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.

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

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As each teacher downloads their favorites, students spend as much time learning the app as applying it academically. When looking for an app to curate classroom reading, consider these requirements: works well with your current LMS. Educational Applications. Educreations.

How to go Paperless in Your Classroom

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Every Earth Day, someone in your school, maybe the parent group, raises the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. Classroom activities should be handled the same.

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How SAMR and Tech Can Help Teachers Truly Transform Assessment

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I read an interesting article in EdSurge last week about how current educational technologies do little to move learners beyond rote recall of knowledge and it caught me off guard. While educational technology does make learning visible, it is the teacher that makes learning meaningful. As educators and curators of educational technology we know that technology is a tool that complements instruction. Education Technology Assessments Technology in Schoo

Go Paperless for Earth Day

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Someone in your school, maybe the parent group, will raise the question of WHY NOT a paperless classroom? To kickstart your paperless digital classroom requires a modicum of preparation. If the school’s wifi network constantly goes down, teachers will learn not to depend upon it.

Digital Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

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This post originally appeared on The FETC: Future of EdTech Insiders Blog At FETC, I was delighted to attend a session by high school foreign language teacher Rachelle Dene Poth titled, Flipping Classrooms: Trading Spaces and Places Digital Tools and Ideas to Empower Students.