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Flipped Classroom Resources : Saint Louis University Center for Transformative Teaching Learning : SLU. The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model in which the typical lecture and homework elements of a course are reversed.

Flipped Classroom Resources : Saint Louis University Center for Transformative Teaching Learning : SLU

Short video lectures are viewed by students at home before the class session, while in-class time is devoted to exercises, projects,or discussions. The video lecture is often seen as the key ingredient in the flipped approach, such lectures being either created by the instructor and posted online or selected from an online repository. While a prerecorded lecture could certainly be a podcast or other audio format, the ease with which video can be accessed and viewed today has made it so ubiquitous that the flipped model has come to be identified with it. - Educause, February 2012 Graphics adapted from Flipping the Classroom, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Washington. The Myth of Learning Styles Infographic – BroadyEdTech.

How Teachers Can Change the Future of Educational Technology - InformED. These days, it’s hard not to overhear a conversation about a new app on the market or software product development.

How Teachers Can Change the Future of Educational Technology - InformED

Some creations are superfluous—do people really need another photo-sharing app? But the burgeoning world of technical tools is solving real, important problems in society, from healthcare to environmental preservation to education. Educational technology, or edtech, is one such industry that is receiving increasing attention and investment, and entrepreneurial individuals are taking note of this. TechCrunch is even touting edtech as “2017’s big, untapped and safe investor opportunity” and forecasts its worth to be $252 billion by 2020. One challenge facing educational start-ups is that many technologists don’t have real world teaching experience or have been out of the school system for so long that they’re out of touch with the classroom experience. Technologists need to seek out the engagement of the teaching community.

Edtech Start-Ups Founded by Teachers. The Learning Pyramid — Precarious Physicist. The Learning Pyramid This is a graphic showing the effectiveness at retaining information taught using various different methods.

The Learning Pyramid — Precarious Physicist

Notice that traditional methods of teaching, as used by many Universities are actually shockingly inefficient methods of teaching, with very little of the material retained. Things do get better when the seminar (discussion group) style of teaching, as favoured in arts and social science subjects or the laboratory session (science and engineering subjects are taken into account). However, a great many university teachers spend a lot of time, rather unproductively assigning reading materials or talking in lectures. So why is this? Secondly, Higher Education at University level is unique in that the teachers do not need to have any teaching qualification to actually teach. How Meeker’s ‘Internet Trends 2013′ Became the Most-Viral Deck on SlideShare. Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2013 report became the most viral presentation on SlideShare: It got 1 million views in just four days.

How Meeker’s ‘Internet Trends 2013′ Became the Most-Viral Deck on SlideShare

How and why did it spread so fast? And how can others replicate such success? We decided to take an in-depth look at the waves of traffic Meeker’s deck brought — when it got spikes, who picked it up, where it got shared. Presentations Infographic: Making Your Message Stick. Flipboard - To create and share magazines. Matterhorn. Capture & Administration Matterhorn provides specs for building your own capture agent to automatically record audio, video and VGA signal, and a sophisticated set of administration tools to manage recordings.


Media Processing Matterhorn's configurable media processing workflow system provides a scalable set of services for dispatching processing jobs across multiple worker nodes. Services include video encoding, metadata generation, scene detection, preview image generation, trimming and captioning and text analysis. Distribution Matterhorn can publish recordings for both progressive download and streaming server, including a local search index. Engage The engage player can be used as a standalone application, or embedded inside of other applications such as blogs, wikis or content management systems.

K-12 Distance Learning and Blended Learning: Trends on the Rise? McGraw-Hill & Kno Offer A Peek Into The Future Of Textbooks: They’re Dynamic, Vocal, Adaptive & Bring Stats To Studying. YouTube. YouTube. An ARM GNU/Linux box for $25. Take a byte! FAQs. Table of Contents: The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard.


It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects, and for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word processing, browsing the internet, and playing games. It also plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by adults and children all over the world to learn programming and digital making. You can read more about the Raspberry Pi here. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a charity, so you can’t buy shares in the company. You can buy a Raspberry Pi from our main distributors, Premier Farnell/Element14 and RS Components/Allied Electronics. The Model A+ costs $20, the Model B+ costs $25, the Pi 2 costs $35, the Pi 3 costs $35, and the Pi Zero costs $5, plus local taxes and shipping/handling fees.

You get the Raspberry Pi board itself. The components we buy are priced in dollars, and we negotiate manufacturing in dollars.