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Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement

Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
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Research about optimal video length for flipped courses and MOOC's.

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The Digital Lives of Teens: "If You Don't Have a Plan for Them, They Will Have a Plan for You"

The Digital Lives of Teens: "If You Don't Have a Plan for Them, They Will Have a Plan for You" | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Teachers should make an effort to understand how best to operate in their students' digital world if they hope to make learning engaging and relevant.
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Truth!

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Flipped Learning Tested in Classrooms Across Nation

Find out whether the "flipped classroom" approach produced genuine student learning gains.
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One of the first studies done on the approach, always good to start seeing some research that can be used/cited!

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How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step By Step

How to Apply Design Thinking in Class, Step By Step | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
For educators ready to try the idea of design thinking, you'll be glad to know it does not require extensive transformation of your classroom. That said, it can be a transformative experience for all involved.
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Call it design thinking or critical thinking ... Teaching it is never a bad idea!

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Technology Integration Matrix

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Very comprehensive technology self-assessment tool. Interested to hear what you think!

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Project Based Learning: Explained. - YouTube

The Buck Institute for Education commissioned the cutting-edge advertising agency, Common Craft, to create a short animated video that explains in clear lang...
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CommonCraft explains PBL! Love it!

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The 2 most powerful flipped classroom tips I have learned so far

The 2 most powerful flipped classroom tips I have learned so far | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Won't students skip my class if my lectures are available online? This is a question that comes up often in the world of higher education, where class attendance is usually not compulsory.  One fin...
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Love the suggestion to just "do" flipping without telling them you are doing something different. I also think lots of low stakes assessments is excellent advice.

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Letter to Parents Regarding Flipped Classroom

Letter to Parents Regarding Flipped Classroom | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Dear Parents, For homework tonight, I have asked students to watch this video from the Kahn Academy. They are welcome to search for other videos or websites that help them understand mixed numbers ...
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Sample letter to parents about flipped classroom "homework"

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Movenote

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Just learned about #MoveNote which lets you synch PowerPoint with video of yourself! PERFECT for flipped classroom video presentations! www.movenote.com

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Project-Based Learning as a Context for Arts Integration

Project-Based Learning as a Context for Arts Integration | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Project-based learning can provide an intentional and effective opportunity to integrate the arts across disciplines and curriculum.
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We need more arts integrated into all disciplines! We just need to integrate period and do away with disciplines!

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Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration?

Is It Plagiarism or Collaboration? | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
It’s an open secret in the education community. As we go about integrating technology into our schools, we are increasing the risk and potential for plagiarism in our tradition-minded classrooms.
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Great discussion about transforming "cheating" into collaboration!

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Using Flipped Strategies in the History Classroom | MiddleWeb

Using Flipped Strategies in the History Classroom | MiddleWeb | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
History teacher Jody Passanisi uses videos to brief students on procedures and basic information, eliminating repetition and creating more time for deep study.
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THIS is what I am talking about when I tell teachers that flipped isn't "watching the teacher lecture via video!" What a great journey this is for someone who already did student-centered learning! READ this!!

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Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Eight Questions I Ask Before an App Can Stay on Student iPads

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Eight Questions I Ask Before an App Can Stay on Student iPads | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
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For those who are looking for apps for iPads in schools, here are 8 questions to ask...

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edshelf | Reviews & recommendations of tools for education

edshelf | Reviews & recommendations of tools for education | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Edtech and education app reviews and recommendations. Find the right teaching and learning tools for your needs.
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One of my graduate students just described this as The Holy Grail... Web 2.0 tools plus a PLN together. Not just a list of tools but reviews of the tools from other educators!

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Grit Happens in PBL

Grit Happens in PBL | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Looking for practical applications of grit? Try project-based learning and move beyond character education to teach students how stuff gets done in the real world.
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Grit may be a new buzzword but getting students to work hard over a long period on something that isn't easy, that's not new! We all want to see this! Grit is just a 4 letter word for something that was harder to explain before the buzzword was popularized.

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The Biggest Hurdle to Flipping Your Class - jonbergmann.com

The Biggest Hurdle to Flipping Your Class - jonbergmann.com | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
The biggest hurdle to flipping your class is to change your THINKING about the best use of face to face class time.
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Yes! What Jon Bergmann said, change your thinking about the best use of yourself as the teacher and the time in the classroom!

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, July 2, 4:54 PM

Change your mind, change your classroom.  Flip that point of view!

Deirdre Bonnycastle's curator insight, July 6, 1:53 PM

For ideas about how to use class time see http://medicaleducation.wikifoundry.com/page/Using+the+Flipped+Classroom+Group+Time

susan law's curator insight, July 7, 12:46 AM

yes.. I agree

 

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Tech Tools That Inspire PBL in High School -- THE Journal

Tech Tools That Inspire PBL in High School -- THE Journal | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Whether you call it project- or problem-based learning, these technologies will help your students get authentic experience in a blended environment — and help your teachers to track their progress.
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Check for new uses of familiar tools, as well as entirely new tools, in this list of tools for PBL.

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project_basedfinal.pdf

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Very thorough great guide about project-based learning from NYC schools. Targeted at middle school but applicable to anyone interested in learning more about PBL and seeing examples.

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Toward a common definition of "flipped learning" - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Toward a common definition of "flipped learning" - Casting Out Nines - The Chronicle of Higher Education | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
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I especially like the acronym the author creates for F L I P.

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Beyond the Basics of the Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal

Beyond the Basics of the Flipped Classroom -- THE Journal | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
Teachers Paul Werner and Geoffrey Clarion offer seven techniques you can use to enhance your approach to flipped learning. (#flippedclassroom discussions that begin with tech should be tossed. Any learning that begins with tech.
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Tweaking a strategy to make it work for your classroom and your learners is the right way to use any new instructional idea! Good suggestions here!

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10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom

10 Practical Ideas For Better Project-Based Learning In Your Classroom | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
By Jennifer Rita Nichols, TeachThought Intern Teachers are incorporating more and more projects into their curriculum, allowing for much greater levels of collaboration and responsibility…
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Practical ideas are always good!

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5 Tips for Flipping Your PBL Classroom

5 Tips for Flipping Your PBL Classroom | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
I am of course a huge project-based learning (PBL) nerd and advocate. I am also an advocate for the flipped classroom, yet at the same time I also have my concerns about flipping a classroom. This mo
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Great tips for the flip! Plus PBL! Happy Dance!

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"The Curiosity Project" Pushes Project-Based Learning - EdSurge

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"The Curiosity Project" Pushes Project-Based Learning
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CURIOUS HOMEWORK: Educator Scot Hoffman believes in the power of curiosity and its role in driving student learning. (In two words?
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I am always a fan of curiosity driving student learning.

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Flipped Classroom – The Movie

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The Flipped Classroom was a Hot Topic in 2013, for Good Reason The Flipped Classroom got a lot of attention in the media during 2013, and this shows no sign of
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Good discussion of why flipping just makes sense as well as use of iMovie for the iPad.
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Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using Twitter in a Primary Classroom

Learning and Sharing with Ms. Lirenman: Using Twitter in a Primary Classroom | PBL_Flipped | Scoop.it
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For those who question how to use Twitter in primary grades here is a most excellent example! #tweetaway

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Nathalie Bos's curator insight, January 10, 8:48 AM

Des exemples concrets d'utilisation de Twitter à l'école primaire pour apprendre et partager 

Metamedia Management's curator insight, January 10, 10:14 AM

There are creative ways to allow feedback on class discussions.

Cindy Powell's curator insight, March 6, 9:59 AM

From Cindy's Links  TCC 4-4

Another reason to look at Twitter. "Are you as smart as a Kindergartener?"