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Backyard bbq with pizza oven. Early in the day, Jordan, a preschool teacher, asks a group of children, “Before we start playing, do you want to watch the video of what you did yesterday?”

“Yes!” Chime several children as a few get up and run over to the tablet. Jordan plays the short video and asks, “What’s happening here?” “Amelia was sick!” How To Add Rigor To Anything. How To Add Rigor To Any Lesson, Unit, Or Assessment.

How To Add Rigor To Anything

Cart. TEDxNYED - Gary Stager - 03/05/2011. Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos. Last week, I read an interesting blog post by Shelley Blake-Plock titled “The Problem with TED ed.”

Flipped Classroom: Beyond the Videos

It got me thinking about the flipped classroom model and how it is being defined. As a blended learning enthusiast, I have played with the flipped classroom model, seen presentations by inspiring educators who flip their classrooms, and even have a chapter dedicated to this topic in my book. However, I am disheartened to hear so many people describe the flipped classroom as a model where teachers must record videos or podcasts for students to view at home. There are many teachers who do not want to record videos either because they don’t have the necessary skills or equipment, their classes don’t include a lot of lecture that can be captured in recordings, or they are camera shy.

Too often the conversation surrounding the flipped classroom focuses on the videos- creating them, hosting them, and assessing student understanding of the content via simple questions or summary assignments. 1. 33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content. 33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content by TeachThought Staff Digital literacy is, in part, about digital publishing.

33 Graphic Design Tools To Publish Visual Content

Easel.ly - create Infographics online. Piktochart. 9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning. The label of “21st Century learning” is vague, and is an idea that we here at TeachThought like to take a swing at as often as possible, including: –weighing the magic of technology with its incredible cost and complexity –underscoring the potential for well thought-out instructional design –considering the considerable potential of social media platforms against its apparent divergence from academic learning Some educators seek out the ideal of a 21st century learning environment constantly, while others prefer that we lose the phrase altogether, insisting that learning hasn’t changed, and good learning looks the same whether it’s the 12th or 21st century.

9 Characteristics Of 21st Century Learning

The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model. The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model by Terry Heick As a follow-up to our 9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning we developed in 2009, we have developed an updated framework, The Inside-Out Learning Model.

The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model

The goal of the model is simple enough–not pure academic proficiency, but instead authentic self-knowledge, diverse local and global interdependence, adaptive critical thinking, and adaptive media literacy. By design this model emphasizes the role of play, diverse digital and physical media, and a designed interdependence between communities and schools. The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad. Finding apps isn’t difficult.

The 55 Best Free Education Apps For iPad

Finding education apps is only a bit more challenging. Finding free education apps is also possible. Finding free education apps worth downloading is a different story entirely. Scratch - Imagine, Program, Share. 21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation. 21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation by TeachThought Staff.

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment. 10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment by Terry Heick Wherever we are, we’d all like to think our classrooms are “intellectually active” places.

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

Progressive learning (like our 21st Century Model, for example) environments. Highly effective and conducive to student-centered learning. Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future. 10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom. 10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom by Kelly Walsh, emergingedtech.com What have you heard about the flipped classroom?

10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom

That it’s just the latest education fad? That it only works for certain academic subjects? Student Engagement in a Flipped Classroom. Engaging In Isolation: Student Engagement in a Flipped Classroom by Tridib Roy Chowdhury, Senior Director, Products, Adobe Systems This is part 2 of the series “Responsive Teaching For A Changing World,” a 3-part series is sponsored by Adobe Presenter 9. The Flipped Classroom model allows every student to learn at their own pace, with the rewind button of online content being used frequently as students navigate digital courses. The Inside-Out School: A 21st Century Learning Model. Fast Facts. Homeschooling Question: How many children are homeschooled in the United States? Response: Homeschooled students are school-age children (ages 5–17) in a grade equivalent to at least kindergarten and not higher than 12th grade who receive instruction at home instead of at a public or private school either all or most of the time.

Approximately 3 percent of the school-age population was homeschooled in the 2011–12 school year. Among children who were homeschooled, a higher percentage were White (68 percent) than Black (8 percent), Hispanic (15 percent), or Asian or Pacific Islander (4 percent). 10 Futurist Predictions in the World of Technology" As the world gets smaller by sharing more and more of the same cyberspace and social tools, we are, like it or not, becoming a bigger collective target for the bad guys. While our data puts us all "out there" in many ways, that same data enables those involved in dark networks and activities to get lost and take on false, covert identities in order to plan bigger and bigger attacks.

Anonymous is one such dark group involved in "hactivism," having found its way into sensitive stores of information from the likes of the FBI, Visa and Mastercard, and government Web sites from the U.K. to China, causing large-scale, disabling computer terror. It functions as a collective of many individuals and spreads its login and computer activities thin enough to lead authorities in too many directions to track, and its acts target everything from politics to commerce. How our predictions for the Year 2000 changed throughout the 20th Century. How Disruptive Innovation Changes Education. How can schools around the world educate their students better? What does the future hold? Most researchers who study these questions in the field of education peer through the lenses of sociology and public policy. HBS professor Clayton M. Six Advantages of Online Learning.

Year 2060: Education Predictions. Technology in Education: A Future Classroom. The Gates Foundation's Predictions On Education - Business Insider. Welcome to Forbes.