The Flipped Classroom: Response Tools

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This post is the second in a series on flipping your classroom. A large part of "flipping your classroom" involves giving students multiple opportunities to respond and interact with content that is being delivered to them. I personally like to use Recap if it is just going to be a question that I want to keep in the classroom, no outside sharing. Conversations that start in one classroom can quickly get traction from all over the world.

Gamification Stage Three: The Constraint

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That is why the highest form of gamification, what I call stage 3 , is using video game techniques to create experiences for students. When I started to think about how to package and explain all of this to students, I went back to gamification as I always do. The Innovation Lab presents the world’s most popular classroom game show: The Constraint! edtech TL Advisor Blog Gamification GamesMy father got a job with AT&T after the military.

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10 Emerging Education Technologies

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What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? Articles Featured Tools Trends 3D printing blended learning cloud edtech featured flipped classroom gamification hands-on sharing technology wearable computingAre you or your students wearing your Apple Watches to school, and if so, are you using them as part of your curriculum?

Meaningful Gamification and Student’s motivation by Lynette Tan (NUS)

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The results point to the potential that meaningful gamification has in motivating and helping students in scaffolding reading material before their classes, and shows it to be not only a viable but also a worthwhile facility to invest in and develop—particularly for facilitating a flipped-classroom environment. Her research interests include Hollywood and Singapore Cinema, Post-colonial Studies, and more recently, Gamification in Higher Education.

Education Technology Integration – You’re Doing it Wrong

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Knowing What NOT to do can be as Valuable as Knowing What TO do Do you want to really get the most out of using technology in your classroom and courses? Professional Development _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics avoiding technology integration mistakes edtech mistakes to avoid technology integration best practices what no to do with BYOD what not to do in the flipped classroom what not to do with gamification what not to do with technology in the classroom

10 Awesome Courses To Improve Your Online Classroom

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Teaching online and blending classrooms is a hot topic, but there’s always room for improvement. In this blog post, you’ll discover ten topics that can help you improve your online or blended classroom.

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

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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.

The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom

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Unfortunately, with most children still not back in the classroom and a second wave upon us, schools, students, and educators must be ready for the further impact that this will have. The pivotal role of edtech in the hybrid classroom.

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Interactive presentations: a round-up

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When you look at the faces around you, in your audience or your classroom, or increasingly, in remote spaces with folks you cannot see, you just don’t really know if anyone is with you. If you are flipping, did they watch your lesson? The platform should work as well for student presentations as professional presentations and flipped instruction. flipped classroom presentation technology flipped instruction interactive presentations

Subscribers: Your February Special is Available

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8 Tools that are going away (from the classroom). Gamification of education. Inquiry in the Classroom. The Flipped classroom. Twitter in the classroom. Every month, subscribers to Ask a Tech Teacher get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. This month: 18+ webinars on tech ed pedagogy. with coupon code FREEWEBINARS. Topics include: 6 Topics to teach every lesson. Assessment. Class exit tickets. Class warm-ups. Differentiation—general.

Why We Need To Embrace eSports In Education

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom ] I can feel the eye rolls from those of you who don’t get it, so let me help you understand why esports in education is a good thing. Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom. Gamification TL Advisor Blog EsportsTo say esports is booming would be an understatement.

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A Teacher’s Guide to Surviving Fortnite

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If you’re like me, Fortnite mania has taken over your classroom. I can’t take attendance in my classroom without a kid doing the Jubilation Dance in my direction. And while the pathway to being a pro streamer, progamer, and even earning a college scholarship for eSports is getting easier, it is getting harder to teach in a post-Fortnite classroom. There are many meaningful ways Fortnite can be used in the classroom without even installing the game.

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Distance learning during the pandemic: Improvise. Adapt. Overcome!

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And for those that already have some experience with the flipped classroom, things are already a lot easier. Another thing that is proved to both student engagement rate, is the use of gamification.

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CrazyIdeas.Doc

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I’ve tried to apply some of what I learned in my free time about Nudge Theory to my classroom, but I would love to see more work done by the professionals on how it can be applied to schools. She writes tons about practical things you can do in your classroom to make a difference. And, while we’re at it, if I got to an education conference, why can’t at least one of the keynotes be an actual classroom teacher? TL Advisor Blog PBL News Pedagogy Gamification

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

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Blended Learning In my opinion, the best 21st-century classrooms are “bricks” and “clicks,” blending together the best of face-to-face and online. Blended Learning Classrooms are made of “bricks’ and “clicks” and every teacher should be ready.

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

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Without further ado, here are seven e-learning trends that could shape the edtech landscape in 2017: Gamification. True, gamification is not new to online education, but the novelty factor fades away compared to the tried and tested one. The trend of gamification will probably stand the test of time in 2017 as well, with even more educators including it in their online instruction. This is tightly connected with the flipped classroom technique.

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And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.

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Second, the introduction of gamification. Initially thought by some experts and even teachers as a gimmick , gamification quickly caught the interest of the ed tech world, because the best way to teach students is to play games. Here we go… Cloud classroom In 2015, cloud integration was the norm and most learning resources were already starting to be cloud-integrated. Cloud classrooms will become the norm. Classrooms will finally become cloud-centric.

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“This way of working has changed my way of understanding education.” – Oscar Herrero, Spain

Daily Edventures

Microsoft Innovative Educator Oscar Herrero says his favorite classroom activities involve gamification, using virtual reality, and collaborative questionnaires to inspire his students. Herrero’s teaching style has evolved as new approaches like gamification, the flipped classroom, and project-based learning have gained traction. He even works to involve students’ families in the classroom. Oscar Herrero. ICT and PE Teacher. Junta de Castilla y León.

SEL and Classroom Culture In an Age of Distance Learning

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Classroom learning and management all begin with relationships, and SEL can guide the relationship and community building process. Any connected educator has heard buzzwords like flipped classroom, gamification, social-emotional learning (SEL), differentiation, and personalized learning.

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35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

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The Tech-infused Classroom. We experimented with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom such as Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, digital citizenship, and formative assessment options. It was run like a flipped classroom where class members read, tested and experimented from resources available in the weekly syllabus. Ask a Tech Teacher’s Summer PD 2016 just ended.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

Ask a Tech Teacher

A couple dozen of us–teachers, library media specialists, tech integrationists, lab teachers–gathered virtually for three weeks to experiment with some of the hottest tech tools available for the classroom–Google Apps, differentiation tools, digital storytelling, visual learning, Twitter, blogs, Common Core and tech, backchannels, digital citizenship, assessment, and more (12 topics in all). Check out these class blogs: Mrs. Maddox’s Classroom.

Using Google Forms to Streamline Feedback & Document Growth

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Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom. A few weeks ago, I was on our New Jersey Google Educator’s Group (GEG:NJ) show called The Suite Talk hosted by Kim Mattina.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

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Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

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Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

Rethinking learning time in Clear Lake

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Today teachers are investigating a variety of interest-based professional learning topics, including essential questions in the classroom, rethinking grading in math class, flipped classrooms, screencasting, and gamification. All of these filter back into educators’ classrooms and improve student learning experiences. Clear Lake Middle School (CLMS) knew where it wanted to go.

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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Or in a “flipped classroom” setting where the “lecture” is designed to be consumed at the student’s own pace (using viewing strategies , for example). School-to-school instruction (using Skype in the classroom , for example). Gamified learning (gamification). “Flipped-class” learning. 50 Alternatives To Lecturing. by TeachThought Staff.

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Five years celebrating everyday heroes  

Daily Edventures

2) Gamification. Gamification , or games-based learning, is a hot topic at Daily Edventures , and in education discussions in general, because it’s a great way for students to experience and participate actively in their education.“The Read more stories about gamification from Bernardo Letayf , Stephen Jacobs , Garry Kasparov , and Ollie Bray. 4) The Flipped Classroom. The concept of a Flipped Classroom is a favorite here at Daily Edventures.

Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

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This leaves little or no room for active interaction in the classroom. Online education, on the other hand, encourages participation in classroom activities and peer-to-peer collaboration. In a classroom environment, the teacher explains concepts and answers doubts, but there’s only so much that they can do. Teachers may prefer to continue the discussion in classrooms, enabling everyone to share their views and opinions, and understand others’ perspectives as well.

Being ‘The Guide on the Side’ is not Enough. Become The COO.

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Since Alice Johnson though, these terms have found their way into the mouths of almost every “educational thought leader” and administrator as a way to describe the role of the teacher in the 21st century classroom. We need to become the COO of our classrooms, the Chief Opportunity Orchestrator. I first heard ‘sage on the stage’ and ‘guide on the side’ early in my teaching career when I decided to try The Flipped Classroom™.

The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

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With so many choices on where to build your digital classroom, the questions often arise: “Why do I need a learning management system? Geared toward K-12 education, it provides teachers with the ability to create assignments, track student progress, collect student work, assign grades, and manage the classroom efficiently and effectively. Google Classroom. Why consider Google Classroom? Google has prided itself on its simplicity and Google Classroom is no different.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

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I started that school year with one goal: to take what students loved and incorporate it into the classroom. At the same time I started the Innovation Lab in 2016, I was invited to a gamification conference at UPenn. From soldiers seeing their first born over Skype to kids talking with grandparents to teachers using Skype to connect classrooms. Student voice has been eye opening for us on the Skype in the Classroom team.

10 Experts’ Predictions for Education and Technology in 2016

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Technology and the classroom – major trends and challenges. With an increased presence of BYOD and 1:1 programs in classrooms, schools today are faced with the challenge of transforming traditional learning spaces to seamlessly connect pedagogy, technology, and space. One of the biggest EdTech trends in 2016 and for the years to follow will be gamification. Web-based classroom solutions also offer apps in most cases.

5 Ways I’ve Redesigned My Rubric and You Should Too

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I’ve been happy with the change it’s brought to my classroom culture. My best idea right now is to have them take a picture of the rubric and upload it to Drive or Classroom but that has been a pain. Until Next Time, GLHF cross-posted at Teched Up Teacher Chris Aviles presents on education topics including gamification, technology integration, BYOD, blended learning, and the flipped classroom.

Welcome To Fair Haven Innovates

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A week later I flew cross country to Seattle to help run Picademy for over a hundred educators and in two days, I’ll by flying to Moscow for the EdCrunch forum where I’ll talk about Gamification and Fair Haven Innovates. I encourage everyone: send home a video and letter before school starts or before back to school night so everyone can be on the same page when it comes to the learning taking place in your classroom. What a wild summer.

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom: Student Perspective

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At ISTE this year, beyond attending sessions and trading ideas with other educators, I’ll be meeting with Ross Smith and other members of the Skype in the Classroom team. As outlined here , our student-run businesses at Fair Haven Innovates will have the opportunity to work with Skype to make Skype in the Classroom the best it can be for teachers and students. We are doing this because we want Skype in the Classroom to be easy and fun for teachers.