The Flipped Classroom: Response Tools

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This post is the second in a series on flipping your classroom. The first post, Tools for Student & Teacher Production , can be found by clicking this link. A large part of "flipping your classroom" involves giving students multiple opportunities to respond and interact with content that is being delivered to them. There are many tools that this blog has shared over the last few years that explain that purpose.

10 Emerging Education Technologies

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What about the use of digital textbooks, adaptive learning, collaboration with other schools or flipped classrooms? These technologies represent some of the cutting edge tools and trends in education. Articles Featured Tools Trends 3D printing blended learning cloud edtech featured flipped classroom gamification hands-on sharing technology wearable computing

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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

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.

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

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Instead of relying on textbooks and teacher direction, these students had to think critically about unfolding events, collaborate with peers and adults, and make creative use of digital tools to communicate their ideas. In my own work with educators around the globe, I’ve watched the emergence of 21st century trends such as makerspaces, flipped learning, genius hour, gamification, and more. See the resource list below for more suggested readings and teaching tools.)

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.

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.

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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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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.

“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. Favorite Microsoft product, tool, technology: OneNote.

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.

17 Take-aways from Summer PD

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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.

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.

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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Explaining an idea verbally, especially if being done to clarify a context or history of circumstance–can be a powerful tool if used expertly. 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). If you look at this list as a whole, it’s clear education is either changing, or has a slew of tools it’s ignoring in not changing.

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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.

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.

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.

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. In FH Innovates, failure is a valuable teaching tool.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

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Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large. ” BYOD programs allow students to use their own technology (usually smartphone or tablet) in a classroom. The Christensen Institute clarifies that “the Rotation model includes four sub-models: Station Rotation, Lab Rotation, Flipped Classroom, and Individual Rotation.”

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our classroom curriculum, professional development trainings, and afterschool programs empower teachers and enable students to develop skills in global competency, critical thinking, collaboration, communication, digital literacy, and leadership. We’ll cover: Technology Donations, Lesson plan library, Grants, Digital wishes fundraising tools, Recycle forward, Teacher only discounts, Free training, BYOD hub. On Classroom 2.0 Classroom 2.0 Conversations Classroom 2.0

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ec Surfing safe on the net - Eva Buyuksimkesyan 5:00pm Project Based Learning - giving it a go in the English Classroom - Jenny Luca Six Degrees of Separation: Using Our Connections to Improve Global Learning - Jen Marten Student-generated apps, animations, & infographics – can they lead to higher levels of understanding?