Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email. If a teacher is using Google Classroom, they need to use hyperdocs.

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What does a flipped classroom look like at each grade level?

eSchool News

Although the term “flipped learning” is almost universally recognized, teachers apply it in many forms, in all grades levels, and in various school environments. Burkett Elementary, Pennsylvania. Students become excited to meet and discuss their novels.

Hyperdocs: How to’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

That is all it takes to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. If you’re a US public school teacher of grades 6-12, you and your students just need to come up with a STEAM idea that can help your community. Go to coolcatteacher.com/samsungsolve to learn more.

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Why I Use Edpuzzle: An Edpuzzle Review

The CoolCatTeacher

Edpuzzle solves so many of my flipped classroom problems. If you use my link to sign up for Edpuzzle , you’ll gain access to a curated library of 50,000 free videos to use with your school. Even though I’d ask, students wouldn’t pause the video to do something.

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

Turn to Your Neighbor

Inaugural Neighborhood Innovators: Bretzmann, Cernaro, Lovdahl, Morris, Thomasson (Left to Right). WELCOME TO THE NEIGHBORHOOD . 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.

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Flipped Learning in the Elementary Classroom

CUE

By CUE guest author Lisa Highfill for the Spring OnCUE Journal When asked what I teach, I like to say I teach thinking—how to think, not what to think. The post Flipped Learning in the Elementary Classroom appeared first on OnCUE.

Swarming the Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

American poet and etymologist John Ciardi once remarked, “The classroom should be an entrance into the world.” Derek and Laura Cabrera from Cornell University inform us that we should strive to create “Knowledge-able” students not “Information-full” students.

5 Ways to Flip Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

History teacher Keith “Hip” Hughes has a massive following on his YouTube channel.Today, he shares his technique for flipping the classroom in engaging, powerful ways. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. Five Ways to Flip Your Classroom.

Unleashing the Potential of Every Child #MondayMotivation

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, Tom is a 10-year classroom veteran who is working to make his classroom (and help others) connect with kids in new ways. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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Its 2019. So Why Do 21st-Century Skills Still Matter?

Edsurge

When tech giant Amazon announced its search for a second headquarters site, cities across the country scrambled to produce persuasive pitches. In Loudoun County, Virginia, fourth-graders from Goshen Post Elementary School took up the challenge personally. To create compelling video arguments, student teams interviewed experts in economic development, researched state history and geography, and even wrote poems to sing the praises of their region.

Photomath: Scan math problems for immediate step-by-step instructions

iLearn Technology

With Photomath , students can scan a math problem and learn how to solve it with step by step instructions and an answer. How to integrate Photomath into the classroom: On the surface, the Photomath app might look like the ultimate way for students to “cheat” their learning.

How to Use iBeacons in the Classroom – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

Practitioners begin to think about ways to redesign their learning spaces and schools in the upcoming 2015-16 school year to encourage innovative teaching and learning, making this the perfect opportunity to introduce an emergent technology called iBeacons.

Integrating the Arts into Every Subject

The CoolCatTeacher

As 2007 State Teacher of the Year in Rhode Island, Catherine Davis-Hayes is passionate about helping every teacher use the arts in their classroom. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool. Work to integrate arts into your lesson this week.

Five Reasons Why Elementary Teachers Should Flip Math First

Turning Learning On Its Head

Four years ago, before the concept of flipped learning really took off, I wrote a blog post about flipping the elementary classroom. It resonated with a lot of people, and to this day it is one of the most-read blog posts on my site.

Seven Things to do this Summer to Prepare for Your Flipped Class

Turning Learning On Its Head

Yet, on the other hand, summer gave me time to rejuvenate, play, and learn. One of the beauties of summer is that there is more time to learn and prepare for the coming year. Learn from the experts : Summer has some great conferences on flipped learning. Flipping 2.0:

Flipping Awesome Science

The CoolCatTeacher

Marc Seigel, a contributing author to Flipping 2.0 , talks about an innovative flipped science classroom. How do lessons flow? How do students make progress? Go to coolcatteacher.com/science and sign up for your free account now.

5 blended-learning myths to bust in 2019

The Christensen Institute

In February 2016, the Christensen Institute debuted the Blended Learning Universe (BLU)—an online hub of blended learning resources—in response to more and more schools across the U.S. Flex: Students move on fluid schedules among online learning activities according to their needs.

Reaching the Quiet Kids in Class

Edsurge

As a student, my mindset was that everything needed to be perfect; anything less was unacceptable. Taking the risk to raise my hand in class, when I wanted to contribute my thoughts, was always a challenge for me. The thing is, I really wanted to contribute to class discussions.

Can blended learning be culturally responsive?

The Christensen Institute

Kenzie holds a masters in educational leadership and policy studies and was an elementary school teacher for eight years. In today’s classrooms, students are no longer considered “empty vessels.” Educators recognize that they are already full, and have a lot to offer. Content might be primarily delivered by an online platform, and the platform does not understand students’ home lives, their strengths and weaknesses, or the inherent value they bring to the school community.

Part 2… 34 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a second post containing 17 more amazing links to use during the NCAA Basket Ball Tournament. First, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . Please stake a moment to enjoy these next 17 links.

Flipped-Learning Toolkit: Flipping the Non-Flippable Classes

Edutopia

Video & Transcript Video Transcript: The Flipped Class: Is Flipping for Everyone? Will a flipped classroom work in your subject area and grade level? So how do you flip a science class? Jon: Can you flip a physical education class?

Part 2… 30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a second post containing 15 more amazing links to use during the NCAA Basket Ball Tournament. First, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans . dates are already beginning to fill!

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#Iwishmyteacherknew Examples Revealing All Around

TeachThought - Learn better.

Kyle Schwartz teaches third grade at Doull Elementary in Colorado. To provide context to that kind of analysis, first the tweets themselves. As a new teacher, I struggled to understand the reality of my students’ lives and how to best support them.”

Competency Based Learning: How Flipped Mastery Makes CBL Possible

Turning Learning On Its Head

During the 2007-2008 school year, Aaron Sams and I pioneered the flipped class model of education. Though the flipped class model proved to be an effective strategy in which we saw increases in student achievement and engagement, we only did the traditional flipped classroom for one year.

Part 2… 30 NCAA Basketball Lesson Plan Resources and Links … A PBL Series

techlearning

Welcome to a second post containing 15 more amazing links to use during the NCAA Basket Ball Tournament. First, please take a moment to subscribe to this blog by RSS or email and join me on twitter at mjgormans. Please stake a moment to enjoy these next 15 links.

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The Open Classroom: A Perspective on Differentiated Instruction

Leadership Lounge

In the 1960s, when America became frightened by the Soviets' rapid space advancements during the Cold War, educators pushed new approaches on how students should be taught and how they should learn. We wanted students to know not only how math concepts operated, but why.

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the third article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. Digital Citizenship Classroom Posters.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. How to report content on YouTube.

Common Sense Education Resources from ISTE 2015

Graphite Blog

It was great to connect with the thousands of educators who came by our booth, attended our sessions, and entertained us with their impressive karaoke skills. We were thrilled to catch up with long-time users of Common Sense resources as well as introduce our work to many more of you. DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP Digital Passport: Digital Safety for Elementary School Kids . Available online or as an app, learn how to use this new student-guided interactive with students.

What if MOOCs Revolutionize Education After All?

Edsurge

If you’ve ever zoned out during a lecture, or if your students are prone to distraction as you click through your PowerPoint deck, that’s partly because we’re hard-wired not to focus intently for longer than ten or fifteen minutes at a time. Our bodies, after all, were evolved to master survival in nature, rather than staring at glowing bullet points on a screen. The title of the course is Learning How to Learn. They just want to watch me in class."

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Explore Flipped Learning at ISTE 2015

Turning Learning On Its Head

Are you going to the ISTE 2015 conference and want to find out more about Flipped Learning? There are quite a few opportunities for you to explore. Below is a list of the sessions we were able to find. Blend and Flip in the Elementary Classroom.

Part 4: 20 Tech Resources and Tools for Differentiated Learning … Writing Engagement

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to the fourth post in a series designed to support the use of technology for differentiated learning… in and beyond the PBL classroom. Before reading, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans.

Explore Flipped Learning at ISTE 2015

Turning Learning On Its Head

Are you going to the ISTE 2015 conference and want to find out more about Flipped Learning? There are quite a few opportunities for you to explore. Below is a list of the sessions we were able to find. Blend and Flip in the Elementary Classroom.

If Ferris Bueller Was At Our School #savmp #KidsDeserveIt #PrincipalsInAction #edchat

Adam Welcome

Jon is Vice-Principal at Sandy Hill Elementary School and his blog is featured on EdWords and BAM Radio! Adam is Principal at Montair Elementary School and co-founder of Kids Deserve It. Adam could have written this post solo, but how fun would it be to have another perspective to add.

Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI)- An Exploration into Other Ways to Differentiate

Saving Socrates

I was recently asked by someone if there is other effective ways to differentiate besides small group instruction, small group work, and project based learning (basically student centered lessons). However, I would like to address it in great depth now. However, I realized after a couple years of this kind of instruction almost exclusively, I missed out on an opportunity to allow my students to better "own" the material. I am still not opposed to the good lecture.