Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDKSL is the Latest.


If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Salman Khan should feel honored. Since he introduced Khan Academy in 2006, the free, open-access education platform has inspired several knock-offs focused on specific disciplines. The latest, MEDSKL , aims to provide comprehensive medical content for use inside and outside the classroom. In a lot of classrooms, our modules are becoming required learning,” Sharma says. “As

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later


It became know as the flipped classroom—a modern, video-based version of a model pioneered by a handful of higher ed professors during the 1990s. A few years later, the concept lit up like rocket fuel thanks in part to the catchy name, along with fast-growing home internet connectivity and a shout-out in Sal Khan’s popular TED Talk. And Bergmann, Sams and Khan turned it into a bonafide career path. Of course, the flipped movement still has its critics.

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Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech


Yes, this was before Google Classroom existed!) If students missed class or needed additional help, they could go to my website and access the day’s lesson as well as videos and digital exercises from YouTube and Khan Academy. My goal was to minimize the information asymmetry that tends to exist between what teachers know about their students and what students know about their performance. Learn more about Kiddom Academy.

The Foundations of Flipping


Both my public and private school experiences have provided me with master teacher mentors within the building, opportunities to learn from district leaders and trainers, chances to travel across the country to attend workshops given by some of the most sought after educational consultants, and they''ve provided me with tools to enhance my classroom instruction. The flipped model helps to solve this issue. Today, examples of flipping your classroom use a different medium.

Not Another Dashboard: K-12 Interoperability Efforts Aim to Inform (Not Just Report)


How that information from edtech tools is stored, exported, and made accessible to educators remains inconsistent. Efforts around interoperability “need to move from one of data transport, like, ‘How do I exchange information between different platforms?’ But educators should also be able to reference information from other products. Contextual information about a student already exists in the student information systems (SIS) used by districts.


Technology Tidbits

Khan Academy), and of course Otus Worksheets, Here is a list of some of their features. Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. For more information check out Otus on Technology and Learning. assessing flipped classroom learning management system mobile learning


Technology Tidbits

Khan Academy), and of course Otus Worksheets. Cleaner Interface: A polished, streamlined functionality lets users more easily navigate existing features including polling for instant feedback, a real-time assessment center, blogging capabilities and classroom organization tools. Real-Time Analytics: A comprehensive analytics dashboard integrates a wide range of performance indicators into one place, including content from select third-party apps like Khan Academy.

Flip Your Classroom Just in Time – A Beginner’s Guide

Fractus Learning

Too many educators seem to think that flipped classrooms merely replace the classroom lecture with an online video lecture. This observation is factual as far as it goes—the flipped classroom can use online videos—however, it overlooks the real value of the flipped classroom. Communicating knowledge and expertise remotely and practicing locally first changes our classrooms and the relationships between students and teachers.

Three tools for “in-text” video analysis and why it matters


We learn from TED Talks, the Khan Academy, as well as the growing number of videos we ourselves create for flipped. Evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness to needs, importance, and social and cultural context. Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., Comprehension and Collaboration: Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g.,

Blended Learning Hype or Taking Us to New Heights?

The CoolCatTeacher

There is flipped classroom. But, every classroom is made up of two spaces: the face-to-face space and. The effective 21st-century teacher will meld the online space and the face-to-face classroom into a powerful combination of learning. In my last five years of blending my classroom, I’ve learned the secret to great blended learning is to let each location do what it does best. Something that will move out of the physical classroom to the online space.

3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

The response to this tidal wave of information has been confusion. When looking for an app to curate classroom reading, consider these requirements: works well with your current LMS. Today’s classroom requires teachers build how-to videos that are used on class websites, in flipped classrooms, and for professional development. Think of the Khan Academy videos, but supersized. Classroom management Reading Reviews LMS

Learning management systems 101


LMSs revolve around the concept of flipped classroom , where the traditional educational arrangement is reversed by delivering lessons to the LMS, and having activities considered as homework done in the classroom. It also bridges the student-teacher gap because in a non-LMS classroom, students are usually afraid to approach teachers because the former sees the latter as an authority figure.

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Video Assignments Are the New Term Paper. How Does That Change Teaching and Learning?


The realm of informal learning is well represented on YouTube—from DIY instruction to guerrilla recordings of public speakers. And new kinds of educational institutions have emerged, like the nonprofit Khan Academy , with its thousands of free educational videos on a wide range of subjects. This semester I’m teaching a graduate seminar on education and technology for Georgetown University.

Why Giving Kids a Roadmap to Their Brain Can Make Learning Easier


Soon after joining our after-school program and being exposed to the likes of and programming lessons on Khan Academy, he started showing up at 7 a.m. We explore the etymology of the word, dig into the general history of “formal” education and debate whether the point of learning is to put information in or extract out. Three years ago, Phila had never touched a computer.

Project Based Learning Connects To Flip Learning… Plus Hundreds of Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome a post that is a companion to my PBL Flipped Learning Presentation. You will see that Flipped Learning really does connect with PBL plus find 100’s of resources. Project Based Learning and Flipped Classrooms: There Really is a Connection – Mike Gorman ( ). Have you ever considered flipping your classroom and engaging students in Project Based Learning at the same time? A great tool for those who Flip.

Part 7… STEM Resource Series… Over 70 Stemtastic Sites

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Code Academy – If your students are into coding… this maybe the place to go. With a mission set on teaching the world how to code, Code Academy just might be the right program. EchoEarth – The mission of this site is to equip today’s youth with relevant tools, interactive resources and timely information to help them take action by identifying and working to solve environmental challenges in their communities.

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Video-Assisted Learning: Worth a Million Words


Quick Take: Explore the different benefits of video-assisted learning in your classroom: 1. Flipped classroom lessons with videos. Still, using video-assisted learning in the classroom is producing concrete results in improving student engagement and achievement, not to mention teacher satisfaction. What could video learning look like when applied in your classroom? What flipping the classroom can achieve.

Thinking About Flipping Your Classroom? Check out These Simple Ways To Get Started


The Flipped Classroom is a fairly new strategy that flips traditional classroom teaching to offer a more student centered approach. A flipped classroom is a teaching strategy that uses technology to record a teacher''s lesson, and have students watch the lecture at home as opposed to the teacher lecturing in class. By completing the "homework" in the classroom this allows for more teacher and student interaction.

Change is a Mindset

A Principal's Reflections

The Academies @ NMHS implemented in 2011 as part of my superintendent''s vision. The Academies are open to any and all students regardless of GPA who what to pursue more rigorous and authentic coursework and learning opportunities. Flipped classroom and instructional model implemented in 2012. The best part is that NMHS teachers themselves are creating the interactive content as opposed to relying on Khan Academy.


Inquire and Inspire

It allows you to link to various sources for video clips including YouTube, Vimeo, Khan Academy and more. You don''t need to flip back and forth between tabs to record your thoughts though because the app is designed to allow you to do this on the right hand side of the screen while the video plays on the left. I''ve requested more information on this and I''ll update here when I''ve got an answer.

Part 4: Over 150 STEM Resources for PBL and Authentic Learning… Math

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I promise you will find some great information coming your way …So Sign Up Now and please pass this on with a retweet! – Mike Gorman ( [link] ). The posts generate ideas on how these concepts just might fit in the classroom and/or provide some driving/guiding questions. While it was created to allow for family interaction, it is also figures into the Math PBL classroom. Khan Academy – Help every student succeed with personalized practice.

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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. And Keith, today we’re going to talk about “Five Ways to Flip Your Class.”. So basically, flipping your classroom – and I guess this is the first kind of tip is explaining it.

Resources For Teaching and Learning During This Period of Social Distancing


Online learning can feel isolating and lacks the warmth of a busy classroom; however, teachers who transition from face-to-face classes have the advantage of having established relationships with their students. These can continue by facilitating informal interactions, such as sharing class-room appropriate memes, comics, images, or humorous short videos that may not be entirely relevant, but can help maintain the community and set an uplifting tone.

What the flip?

Learning with 'e's

Everywhere I look I'm seeing 'Flip teaching' or 'Flipped classroom'. There's a lot of hype about this 'flipping' idea and it's getting me flipping irritated. What does flipping actually involve? Even Aaron Sams, a highly visible proponent of the flipped movement admits that the term is ambiguous. An article entitled 'University just flipped'. Another objection to the flipped classroom is the digital divide.

The Stories We've Been Told (in 2017) about Education Technology

Hack Education

As concerns about “fake news” make clear, Silicon Valley’s influence also extends to how we access information and build knowledge; it extends to the stories we hear and share. The Flipped Classroom. Khan Academy. Top Ed-Tech Trends of 2017: The Stories We’ve Been Told. At the end of every year since I founded Hack Education in 2010, I’ve reviewed what I think are the most important and influential trends in education technology.


The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2013, 3D printer manufacturer MakerBot launched its MakerBot Academy with a goal “to put a MakerBot Desktop 3D Printer in every school in America.” The Flipped Classroom". Startups making classroom response apps have raised tens of millions of dollars this decade.