8 Crucial Resources For Flipped Classrooms →
There are literally no surprises on this list, which is a good thing if you’re looking for established options to sell this idea to your department or administration.
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War On Words: NYC Dept. Of Education Wants 50... →
Fearing that certain words and topics can make students feel unpleasant, officials are requesting 50 or so words be removed from city-issued tests. The word “dinosaur” made the hit list because dinosaurs suggest evolution which creationists might not like, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported. “Halloween” is targeted because it suggests paganism; a “birthday” might not be happy to all because it...
An incomplete list of people I would nominate to...
everydayramny: gjmueller infoneer-pulse iamlittlei kbkonnected theyuniversity teachersworldwide roughdrafts1 teachingtoday jbizzle329 randomrantings kicksandgiggles revolutionizeed ursoteachable gritinthegap talesofan8thgradeteacher itssnix pencilblots novicephoenix And this is just off the top of my head (and dash). I’m one of the lucky ones chosen to be an #Education editor...
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wincherella: world-shaker: ohmuffins: Read More I can’t say why we lost one of our only five #Education editors, but we could really use her help. #Education is now limited to 40 promoted posts a day because we only have four editors. There’s no reason for OhMuffins to have been removed. If anything, we need … Okay I must be missing something - why was she removed? How do you get...
ohmuffins: Read More I can’t say why we lost one of our only five #Education editors, but we could really use her help. #Education is now limited to 40 promoted posts a day because we only have four editors. There’s no reason for OhMuffins to have been removed. If anything, we need more editors. Let’s look at three other tags with similar activity (according to the Explore...
Untethered Teachers: Using AppleTV in the... →
I’ve spoken to a lot of administrators about what they look for when performing teacher observations. One of the comments I heard over and over again was, “I want to see the teacher circulating among the students.” You can’t do that if you’re attached to the interactive white board. I have an AppleTV in my classroom hooked up to a projector. Using my iPad and AirPlay, I can wirelessly mirror...
ClassConnect: all-in-one digital organization for... →
Seems like a pretty interesting resource. Worth a look if you have some time (or a PD day coming up). What it is: ClassConnect is a website I have written about in the past (here) that has made some great changes that make it worth taking another look! ClassConnect is a fantastic one-stop-shop for collaborating, storing, and organizing your life as an educator. The real powerhouse of...
Pocket-Based Learning: My Cellphone Classroom →
On my commute one morning recently, one of the local radio stations was discussing a ban on Ugg boots by a Philadelphia school district because students were hiding their cell phones in the calf-high versions and using them in class. The radio announcers were discussing how cell phones in the classroom are a distraction and that “real learning” doesn’t take place with a mobile device in hand....
Blackboard Buys 2 Leading Supporters of... →
infoneer-pulse: For years, colleges looking for course-management software considered a choice between Blackboard’s dominant commercial product or an open-source alternative such as Moodle or Sakai. Now Blackboard essentially owns the open-source alternatives as well. On Monday, Blackboard officials announced that the company has purchased two leading supporters of Moodle, Moodlerooms and...
OhMuffins is feeling a little under the weather...
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