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

The Foundations of Flipping


The flipped model helps to solve this issue. Become the Guide on the Side - not the Sage on the Stage What is The Flipped Classroom? I''ve learned from many great teachers before me that the idea of a flipped classroom is nothing new.

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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.

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.

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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. 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.


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.

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.

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.

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. What Works in the Classroom!

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. Think of the Khan Academy videos, but supersized.

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. What could video learning look like when applied in your classroom? What flipping the classroom can achieve.

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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.

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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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.

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. A flipped infusion just might be the answer. Multimedia for PBL Content and Flipped Video.

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.

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. This is an ideal classroom to promote STEM and conceptual thinking.

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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. By completing the "homework" in the classroom this allows for more teacher and student interaction.

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.


Inquire and Inspire

It allows you to link to various sources for video clips including YouTube, Vimeo, Khan Academy and more. I''ve requested more information on this and I''ll update here when I''ve got an answer. Interested in learning more about how you can use Google Hangouts in the classroom?

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.

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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? An article entitled 'University just flipped'.

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.

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.