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CONVENE -- "Flipping" the Classroom For Meetings | International Meetings Review

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CONVENE -- "Flipping" the Classroom For Meetings
December 31, 2013
By: Convene Magazine




By Barbara Palmer

In 2007, education consultant Jon Bergmann was teaching chemistry in Room 313 at Woodland Park High School in Colorado, and fellow teacher Aaron Sams was next door, in Room 314. The high school is in a rural district, and students who are involved in sports and other extracurricular activities, like chess tournaments, often have to travel long distances to events. One day Bergmann and Sams were discussing how much time they spent catching students up on classwork. “We were helping kids after school all of the time because they missed the last two classes practically every day — we had very active kids,” he said. “We like to help kids, don't get me wrong, but it was a huge problem.”
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Books: Fantastical Read: Neil Gaiman on His New Novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Culture - Music, Movies, Art, Profiles, and More

Books: Fantastical Read: Neil Gaiman on His New Novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Culture - Music, Movies, Art, Profiles, and More | The Road | Scoop.it
For those readers searching for something a bit different to take in their beach bag this weekend, look no further than Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane.
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An Infographic Shows How The World Might Actually End

An Infographic Shows How The World Might Actually End | The Road | Scoop.it
When Cormac McCarthy’s The Road was published in 2006, it felt as though we’d arrived at the apex--or, depending on your perspective, the nadir--of apocalyptic storytelling.

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Worlds of Making

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Makerspaces: Your questions answered here!
Get the nuts and bolts on imagining, planning, creating, and managing a cutting-edge Makerspace for your school community. Nationally recognized expert Laura Fleming provides all the answers. From inception through implementation, you’ll find invaluable guidance for creating a vibrant Makerspace on any budget. Practical strategies and anecdotal examples help you:

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'World War Z' Review: A Novel (Albeit Bloodless) Zombie Movie - FleshEatingZipper

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'World War Z' Review: A Novel (Albeit Bloodless) Zombie Movie
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I will never be able to swallow that premise, and thus, I have no intention of wasting my time reading a book devoted exclusively to that premise.
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