For the past couple of weeks, I’ve spent some time addressing my earlier commitments to flipping at least some portion of my Language Arts classes. (You can learn about my ongoing saga at “4 Ways Flipping Forces Fundamental Change” and at “Why I Haven’t Flipped…Yet”). Reading FlipYour Classroom by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams provided practical advice and a justification for flipping, Learning about the Stanford studies that suggest better results from flipping your flipping (that is, doing hands-on work in the classroom first, reinforced by flipped lessons at night) But, ultimately, what I needed to do was to dive in and try out some tools with my kids and my curriculum in mind. The unexpected result: I’ve had to acknowledge something I hadn’t really thought about — I am a video-phobe.
"In their attempts to establish a 1:1 program for the year 6 class, St Oliver Plunket has recently held a series of workshops in order to develop their students skills before they were officially given management of their very own devices.
The workshops were particularly centered around teaching students about some tips and tricks for managing their iPad, email etiquette, successful searching and copyright and creative commons. I personally was thrilled by the efforts these people from St Oliver are putting into making their 1:1 program a success and I hope other schools would do the same."
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Hidden Costs of Open Access Textbooks Guardian Liberty Voice While the cost of accessing a digital version of a textbook may not be necessarily passed on to a student, creating such a textbook, as well as bringing it to the classroom, has costs...
It has no teachers. No books. No MOOCs. No dorms, gyms, labs, or student centers. No tuition.
And yet it plans to turn out highly qualified, motivated software engineers, each of whom has gone through an intensive two- to three-year program designed to teach them everything they need to know to become outstanding programmers.
Fedena is a multipurpose school management software &management information system used by education institutions worldwide for administration & management related activities. (Blended Learning: Why Use Of Technology Makes Sense In The Academy?
Last week I visited a credit recovery program to learn more about their use of blended learning. The program is housed in a single classroom with five rows of individual computer stations, a desk for the teacher at the back of ...
In this video, I walked around Denver talking about why blended learning is much simpler than we have tried to make it. ([VIDEO] "#BlendedLearning is just learning, using ALL the tools at our disposal." - Great quote from @bhwilkoff!