Revisited: My Favorite WSQ – Flipped Learning Network Hub. --Originally published at Flipping with Kirch Over the next year, I'll be revisiting some of my favorite (and most popular) posts from the last (almost) 5 years of blogging.
I hope to add extra insight and reflection to these posts from my experiences both in my classroom and in training and coaching other teachers with flipped learning. Any changes from the original post are changed to blue font.My Favorite WSQ was originally published on January 23, 2012. Webbs DOK Guide. Blank Lesson Planning Template (UbD) with calendar grid. Increase Student Participation with Two Terrific Name Selector Apps. There are so many classroom management tools that I love (here’s a list of 19!).
Two of my favorites iLEAP Pick A Student and Random Name Selector makes sure that you call on every student in your class. Instead of the traditional coffee can full of popsicle sticks with students’ names on them, use one of these free apps to make sure that all of your students are held accountable in class discussions. 5-Minute Film Festival: Freedom to Fail Forward. Failure is an inevitable part of life, but it's often accompanied by shame -- most people do everything in their power to avoid it.
But to paraphrase educational philosopher John Dewey, a true thinker learns as much from failures as from successes. What if educators worked to take some of the sting (and the stigma) out of failing, and encouraged reflection and revision to build upon the lessons learned? Perhaps there's a goldmine of opportunities if we can re-frame failure as a valuable learning experience, an essential step along the path to discovery and innovation. Check out this list of videos to help start the conversation about embracing failure. Convert powerpoint presentations commlab. Two Good Ways to Create Custom Word Clouds. Video Presentation Maker and PowerPoint alternative.
VideoNot.es: The easiest way to take notes synchronized with videos! Video Presentation Maker and PowerPoint alternative. SlideDog - Free Multimedia Presentation Software. Make Your Images Interactive.