"The flipped classroom model has undeniably become a go-to learning model in the digital age of higher education, but what have educators learned since the model’s debut? What are the best practices that work?"
"Audio recordings can definitely support students who have trouble reading directions or need extra help with new vocabulary words. I’ve shared one way to make QR codes talk to students but if you’d like to add your own voice to a QR code, here’s how:"
A Self-Directed Learning Model For 21st Century Learners by Terry Heick The above is the latest draft of our self-directed learning framework, version 1.1. It is based, in spirit, of our Inside-Out School: A 21st...
35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students If there is one thing teachers lack, it’s time. And while using technology to automate learning has been frowned upon by many, using...
Social Media tools can greatly enhance students creativity. It also facilitates teachers to easily engage students in interaction environment. Here're the free online tools that can be used for educators.
I was recently asked to give the luncheon keynote at a small ed tech conference in North Carolina where I was, essentially, given free reign in terms of the content and asked only to be "funny and inspiring." (No pressure!
When app-smashing on iPad, students and teachers use multiple apps to create individual pieces of content that are then merged or smashed together into one culminating product. Applying this concept dramatically increases creative potential, and the rate at which apps are developing allows for new, unique, and dynamic creations to consistently challenge what seemed possible only a few months or weeks ago. The final product involved in app-smashing often lends itself to video, so to kick off the school year, here are a few app-smashing video projects.
What happens when the students have more control in the classroom? Flipped classrooms are being tested out around the world and we've featured a few examples in case you wanted to see who is flippin' out. Until now, we didn't have an in-depth look at the effects of a flipped classroom or answers to the big questions it raises.