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The Teacher's Guide To Flipped Classrooms Since Jonathan Bergman and Aaron Sams first experimented with the idea in their Colorado classrooms in 2004, flipped learning has exploded onto the larger educational scene. It’s been one of the hottest topics in education for several years running and doesn’t seem to be losing steam. Basically, it all started when Bergman and Sams first came across a technology that makes it easy to record videos. They had a lot of students that regularly missed class and saw an opportunity to make sure that missing class didn’t mean missing out on the lessons. Once students had the option of reviewing the lessons at home, the teachers quickly realized the shift opened up additional time in class for more productive, interactive activities than the lectures they’d been giving.

Printable Graphic Organizers for Teachers, Grades K-12 Highlights Win a HueHD Prize Pack! We’re sending you Back to School with HueHD! Join the Maker Movement with Hue’s Animation Studio, HD Pro Document Camera, and Tablet Stand. Managing Technology: Tips from the Experts Do your technology lessons frequently turn into free-for-alls? Do you feel as though you spend too much of your time dealing with crashing programs, whining students, and missing equipment and not enough time actually teaching a lesson? Don't despair! The solutions may be simpler than you think.

Flyers for Teachers, Librarians, Educators and Parents - Smore Do I have to sign a long-term contract? No. Educators get billed yearly. Raising a Child with a Learning Disability . Articles . Reading and Language . PBS Parents Home » Articles » What does a parent do when she suspects her child has learning difficulties? How can she advocate for her child when everyone keeps telling her that her child will "just" grow out of it, that he'll learn to read when he's ready? In this article, a mother tells her story about her struggle for success-and how she found the resources to identify her son's reading difficulties, as well as the supports he needed to succeed. In another article, her son shares his perspectives about what it is like growing up with a learning disability.

Twitter 101: A 7-Step Guide For Teachers, Newbies, And Everyone If you aren’t using Twitter, chances are that you’re reluctant to adopt new technology. Or maybe you’ve used Twitter for years to keep up with friends but now want to use it in the classroom. Either way, you might be hesitant to ask colleagues for help. Fear not. 69 Free or Open Source Tools For Students By Jill Gordon Many Open Source software projects were either started in colleges or started by recent college graduates. Whether it's a coincidence or not, a lot of the available open source software is ideal for college students, either pursuing a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree. Free and Open Source Software Tools for Students

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