Opponents of flipping point to holes including student access to internet & computer at home, time constraints for students at home if all subjects are flipped and merely transferring bad classroom instructional practices from ...
Pushing the envelop of the possible. Open the door and walk through to the many other doors inside that this post affords you. Lightly directs you in the use of of "Smart Strings" in GarageBand. Kewl.
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According to Bebell and O'Dwyer, a big mistake that both researchers and educators make in talking about 1-to-1 computing programs is assuming that by adding computers to the classroom, nothing else has to change.
This is a useful easy to use tool for creating online magazines with images and video embedded. Not for use by people under 13 years old and they do claim righte to use any images etc that you upload. Still handy for creating a visually pleasing online magazine.
Via Nik Peachey
Over the last three years as Principal at Park Manor PS in Elmira, I have seen teachers inspire their colleagues through sharing instructional best practices, sharing their approaches to solving student learning or behaviour problems and modelling...
In a progressive school, the methods by which courses are taught will often differ greatly from what we teachers experienced as students. One such method is problem-based learning in mathematics, a popular example being the Harkness Method, which originated at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire. Catlin Gabel’s goal of producing young adults who are independent learners and resilient students can be seen in many aspects of this problem-based learning method. Asking questions, both by student and teacher, is a fundamental component of this method. In that vein, there are several questions to consider when introducing it. What is problem-based learning? How is it uniquely used at Catlin Gabel? How is it similar or dissimilar to the way other schools are approaching it? How can it help students become more successful mathematics students?