Posted in April 2012

#Ted-Ed has officially launched! #gamechanger #flipclass #edchat

I’m so excited that the TED-Ed site has officially launched today! I had the amazing opportunity to work with the TED-Ed team, led by Logan Smalley, at the TED conference early March. I got to test-drive what they were working on, as well as provide some feedback and suggestions. I am extremely grateful for the … Continue reading

Observing Students #flipclass #edchat

I have talked to a couple of people about how I used videos in my Algebra 1 class to OBSERVE students, particularly to see how they take notes and process material. In my 9th grade Algebra 1 class, I had a wide range of learning needs in the classroom. Students had a variety of learning accommodations and it … Continue reading

Flippin’ Awesomeness featuring @jonbergmann @chemicalsams @bennettscience @flippedschool @ramusallam #flipclass #edchat

Changing the dynamics of the classroom: Jonathan Bergmann (@jonbergmann) doing some amazing work with spreading the word and leading teacher training on how shaking up the traditional classroom dynamic can enhance the in-class experience: Washington Post Article by Valerie Strauss – Interviewing Jonathan Bergmann and featuring Aaron Sams Launch of Flipped Learning Network (reach out to Jonathan Bergmann for more … Continue reading

Teaching with Compassion. Why I ‘Flip’. #flipclass

My submission to the ISTE Community Point/Counterpoint question: “To Flip, or Not to Flip?” You can see the discussion on the ISTE Community Forum. Do I flip? Yes. Do I recommend it? Enthusiastically! But ‘to flip or not to flip?’ is not the essential question. In assessing optimal classroom dynamics, we need to take a good … Continue reading

I really like @Storify! #edchat #storify

You may have noticed my recent fascination with Storify :) I wanted to take a moment to reflect and explain my interest… In observing some powerful, genuinely speakers over the last month or two, I’ve noticed a common theme: the power of good storytelling. As my PLN continues to grow, I’ve thought a lot about … Continue reading