Bending the rules of flipped classrooms


Flipped classrooms are the bread and butter of e-learning and have defined the education landscape in the past few years or so. Educators have played with the flipped classroom and applied a lot of techniques and approaches to increase student engagement and interaction. However, there are teachers which view the flipped model as merely recording videos or listening to podcasts to immerse students at home. I’ll share my insights on extending flipped classes.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

It makes sense; tweets and twitter streams have been part of hard-core news reports for years as an effective way for leaders and politicians to reach their constituents and pollsters to gauge what interests people. Establish rules for Twitter use. Twitter novel. More on Twitter.

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


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Claims on Twitter : Students read a tweet and explain why it might or might not be a useful source of information. Social studies teachers will adore these!

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year


Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. Boyer uses a “flipped syllabus” in which students' final grades are based on the points they've earned—not lost—throughout the semester. We sat down with Boyer to learn more about his flipped syllabus, unique assessments, and the hard work that goes into an easy A. Tell us about the Twitter World Leaders.

Disruptive education

Learning with 'e's

She is not technologically deterministic , but sees specific technologies - social media tools such as blogging and Twitter - as a means of liberating learners (and their teachers) into a new way of creative communication, and a new means of representing knowledge.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access


When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. You can find her on Twitter @MsLafferty.

The Chilean Ministry of Education Launches New Partnership with Discovery Education Supporting Presidential EdTech Initiative


A global community of education professionals, the Discovery Education Community connects members across school systems and around the world through social media, virtual conferences, and in-person events, fostering valuable networking, idea sharing and inspiration.

Learn Tips and Ticks for Managing the Big 3 Social Sites to Grow Your Podcast Audience.


Lets examine a few methods to help our podcasts become visible on the “Big 3 Social Sites” For many podcasters, they create a show, and then title their show something like “ Three Ways To Use Google | TeacherCast Episode 101.” Twitter Audience.

What is Collaboration for Professional Learning?

My Island View

After being involved in social media for over a decade, I have made a few observations that might be helpful to folks who use social media, more specifically Twitter, to develop and maintain a Personal Learning Network. I started my Twitter account with a plan and focus to use it to develop collegial sources for my professional learning. Using Twitter for professional learning requires a collaborative mindset.

Viewing Comprehension Strategies: Watching Videos Like You Read A Book

TeachThought - Learn better.

How this works in your classroom is ideally a matter of your own experimentation, and a matter of voice and choice for the students. What can they do to increase comprehension and retention of video content so that they are able to repackage meaning into other media forms?

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New learning environments: The challenge and the promise #EDENchat

Learning with 'e's

The last two decades alone have seen a rapid rise in popularity of the World Wide Web, smartphones, social media, social networks, augmented reality, wearable technologies and user generated content sites.

To Flip or Not to Flip? That is the Question!

Fractus Learning

Canadian philosopher and author Marshall McLuhan introduced the popular phrase “ the medium is the message ” in his groundbreaking book Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man in 1964. Challenges of Flipping. How would it change the way we flip our classroom?

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Effective Digital Leadership: Moving Our Schools Forward


Blog also sets admins up in order to be able to do flipped learning with their staff. link] - Melinda Miller, Principal in Missouri who uses flipped learning with her staff. Professional Growth Don uses Twitter for a professional learning network.

?3 Types of Summer PD That Won’t Sacrifice Your Vacation


Learning outside your primary area of study can help you make connections that may be useful when trying to help your own students see relevance beyond the classroom. For those of you that like synchronous conversation, Twitter chats can help you connect to others with similar interests as well as provide a great forum to ask questions and get feedback on ideas. Designing for the 21st Century Classroom. Classroom Device Management. Flippin g the Classroom.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-3 Rules For Attending Any Conference

The Web20Classroom

School may be out for many but the learning we do as educators can last even outside the classroom. We started with Twitter chats and how you can participate in real time or whenever you want. I am still a skeptic of flipped classrooms.

3 Simple Rules For Attending Any Conference

The Web20Classroom

ISTE is one of my favorite conferences because I get to catch up face-to-face with those I haven''t seen in the past year, I get to learn with some incredible educators and I get to see the latests gadgets and must haves for the classroom. I am still a skeptic of flipped classrooms.

New Online Courses in Digital Pedagogy


We’ve written about teaching with Twitter , with Wikipedia , creating i nteractive texts with Twine , even the Creepy Treehouse problem of friending your students on social media. There is a ton of free material on learning how to teach with new digital tools online.

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Not “Just” a Teacher: Finding Your Voice as a Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

Brianna Hodges on episode 154 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today’s Sponsor: Edpuzzle is my new favorite flipped classroom tool.

The role of technology in the PYP


I sent their questions to Greg over Twitter and, wonderfully, he created a video message for my students in order to answer them. Furthermore, she describes it as a “warning bell” if there is no evidence of technology in a supposedly inquiry classroom.

Crafting a compelling digital story


We share photos on social media. Trending topics are discussed on Twitter. There are flipped classrooms everywhere, students bring their own device, classrooms from across the globe connect with each other using webinars, and more. Everything we do today is somehow digital-based. We often get news updates from the internet. Bloggers opine and fill the minds of avid readers.

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

Turning Learning On Its Head

So, if you are already flipping your class or are considering flipping your class, here are seven things you can do this summer to make your flipped class awesome. Learn from the experts : Summer has some great conferences on flipped learning. Flipping 2.0:

What It Means To Be A Reflective Teacher

TeachThought - Learn better.

Which is where the non-abstractions come in–the tangible tools, processes, and partners of reflection that allow us to socialize ourselves and our teaching, and benefit from concrete practice of reflection. When I use twitter, I do so both as a matter of practice and thought.

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

Adam Welcome

They didn’t have Genius Hour, 20% time, Chromebooks, Google Apps, Kahoot, iMovie, podcasting or even Flipped Classrooms. When looking for examples of successful Makerspaces, one need look no further than Laura Fleming, library media specialist at New Milford High School in New Jersey.

STEM for in all Areas…. Ten Ideas to Transform STEM from Nouns to Verbs… and Facts to Thinking

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Before investigating this idea further, please take a moment to subscribe by email or RSS and also give me a follow on Twitter at mjgormans. STEM Opportunity -Are you interested in STEM and projects beyond the classroom?

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Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom


I started that school year with one goal: to take what students loved and incorporate it into the classroom. Slack , the massive communication company, had seen pictures of the stuff students were creating on Twitter.

Animoby- Cool Whiteboard App for Creating Learning Resources

The Playground Advocate

Each presentation I make has a unique URL, so I can also send them the URL for viewing, share it through social media- including Twitter and Google+- or get the embed code to include the presentation on a website or blog. Recently, I downloaded the Animoby App for my iPad.

Change The Conversation–It’s Not About The Thinking

TeachThought - Learn better.

Social media in the classroom. Does that encourage them to pour over peer-reviewed journals of emerging pedagogies to only bring in “proven” methodology into their classroom? A flipped classroom is good, yes? Snark on twitter.

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

Hack Education

Social Media, Campus Activism, and Free Speech. Social Justice. The Flipped Classroom. Social Media: Adoption and Crackdown. Social Learning, Social Networks. 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.


Instant Opinion Polls in the Classroom

Nik Peachey

For a long time now I have been looking for a tool that enables instant polling in the classroom or in the lecture room. You can get a URL with a code to restrict entry or to make it quick and easy to share in presentations (Here's one on the flipped classroom.

Connected Educator Month Kickoff Details! PLUS Library 2.013 Proposals Deadline

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

From Twitter to Facebook and Pinterest to Vine (hey--what about Classroom 2.0 ?!), educators are taking to social media to share best practices and experiences and create new, more dynamic digital learning communities.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Three!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Follow the conference through Twitter using the hashtag #globaled14. Stella Maris Berdaxagar Connecting Students to Language and Culture through a Culture Cafe - Dr. Thomas Moncrief Flipped Classroom para la asignatura Informática - Mrs Silvana Salica ¿Informática sin computadoras? Wednesday, November 19th, is day three of the fifth annual Global Education Conference.

The 2013 Reform Symposium This Week - Online, Free, and with Amazing Speakers and Presenters

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The best of all worlds - Elizabeth Anne 1:00pm Armed with Empathy: Creating a Classroom Climate for Collaboration - Dan Curcio Educators as Social Networked Learners - Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.

The Top 50 Best Books for Teachers – Professional Development

Fractus Learning

Remember the days of longing for the hands on the classroom clock to move faster? Flipping Leadership Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Wheel – Peter M. Mindsets in the Classroom: Building a Culture of Success and Student Achievement in Schools – Mary Cay Ricci.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you want to follow those tweets, you can either track the conference hashtag #ticalsls14 or you can follow the Learning Revolution Twitter account at @learnrevproject. Manager of Professional Development Retention via Virtual Classroom Enhancement - Nancy A.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

It's rolling out a social media push today using the hashtag #DontSettle4Cs to promote the program, called March2Success. Via the Stanford Social Innovation Review : “Unintended Consequences.” ” Highlights of her post include a white guy from Google calling her out on Twitter for speaking her mind. Something something flipped classroom something something. ” Social-emotional learning and VR. Education Politics.


Learning Revolution Free PD - Next Week's Great Library Events - Global Ed Stories - Michael Levine "Teaching with Games" Special Event

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can use #cld14 to share your excitement about this event with your followers, and share or embed the Connected Librarian Day Flyer on your website or social media channels. Language Learning in a Flipped Classroom. Flipped Classroom Infographics.

The School Leadership Summit Is March 28th - All Welcome! Plus, Call for Volunteers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

6:30am Summit Welcome 7:00am OPENING KEYNOTE: Bill Brennan 8:00am Building a Productive School Community - Kathy Blackburn, Executive Director Creating Social Awareness and Ethics Among Students - Ways and Means - Dr. Revathi Viswanathan Gamifying Curriculum: Quest-Based Learning - Sean J. Kim Jones, CEO Professional Development Workshop for Citizenship Education & Conflict Analysis in Teaching of Social Studies - Noureen.M.

Learning Revolution Free Events - "Reinventing the Classroom" Online Conference This Week - GlobalEdCon Call for Proposals - RSMiniCon This Weekend

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings Conversations Updates "Reinventing the Classroom" Starts Wednesday Evening! Reinventing the Classroom" Call for Volunteers. We''ve got an amazing, and FULL, schedule for this week''s Reinventing the Classroom event - all about how ed tech is reshaping the classroom experience. Saturday, May 3rd at 12pm Classroom 2.0 LIVE Weekly Show , Classroom 2.0

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The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our social media page is HERE with links to Facebook , Google+ , Twitter , and more. Ed AFS-USA's Intercultural Learning eTool: Culture Trek: Classroom Connections / Tonya Muro, Ed.D., Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen! Benvenuto! Seja bem-vindo(a)! Bienvenido!