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The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms

The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms
While flipping the classroom is still one of the hottest trends in education, it’s got nothing on time-saving and downright useful apps and web tools. In an effort to provide a quick look at some of the best web tools for flipped classrooms, I thought it would be useful to poll the @Edudemic Twitter followers . Including the tweets, I also got at least 40 emails from friends, colleagues, and administrators from around the world. One thing stood out to me: there were a lot of repeats! Many folks who have tried the flipped classroom model or are currently deploying it have leveraged a lot of the same web tools. Nearly all are free and most are actually tools you’re probably already using. Below is a simple list designed to help get any educator, administrator, student, or parent a bit more familiar with some of the most popular web tools for flipped classrooms. Wikispaces Poll Everywhere Edmodo About The Tool: Edmodo may very well be the most-used web tool in education right now. Screencast

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How To Create An Effective Classroom Website No doubt you have already have a classroom website or will be required to create one in the very near future. Virtually every classroom teacher around the globe is being caught up in the development of this essential communication tool. Most of the early birds to this challenge went out and used providers such as Teacher Web. Now, more and more districts are implementing a provider that the entire district will use that provides continuity and uniformity. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education Catalyzed by much interest at the SITE 2007 conference and launched during SITE 2008 by Judi Harris, Matt Koehler, Mario Kelly, and Punya Mishra, the Technology, Pedagogy, and Content Knowledge (TPACK) SIG seeks to bring together researchers, developers, and teacher educators interested in exploring technological pedagogical content knowledge (Mishra & Koehler, 2006) for use in all content areas and educational contexts. TPACK (technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge, or technological pedagogical content knowledge) is the educator knowledge needed to use technologies effectively in content-curriculum-based teaching and learning. Current SIG activities: TPACK newsletter Send recent TPACK news items to the editors. Subscribe by sending a blank email message with 'subscribe YourFirstName YourLastName' in the subject line, substituting your first and last names. Proposed SIG activities:

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning 12 Principles Of Mobile Learning by Terry Heick Ed note: This post has been updated and republished from a 2012 post How I Flip My Classroom From my experience of flipping my classroom there are so many different ways to do it. I know teachers that use their iPads or screencast their desktop but I really think it is completely teacher preference. What are you comfortable doing and using? The Characteristics Of A Successful Online Student 10 Ways To Become A Better Online Learner 9.63K Views 0 Likes There are some quick and easy ways to become a better online learner. The Present And Future Plans Of Khan Academy (Video) In a recent visit (2/26/13) to Charlie Rose, Sal Khan shared some insight into the current state of Khan Academy. According to his interview, the site is now reaching about 6 million students. The Khan Academy team is comprised of 40 people.

What a List!! 136 Interactive Educational Games By Subject Area What kid doesn't like a game? Here's a great way to support your lesson plans without losing your audience. Interactive games allow students to play, learn and interact with the game while having fun. Can't beat that, right? GeoGame- interactive geography game Geography Games- with 14 categories, including: cities of the United States, France, Mexico and Austria, you can have fun learning! Engage students with mobile learning The issue As 80% of people will be accessing the internet using mobile devices by 2015, organisations need to embrace mobile learning quickly. By adopting mobile learning, organisations can increase student satisfaction and retention, widen participation and potentially reduce costs. What you can do

5 Flipped Classroom Issues (And Solutions) For Teachers This post was co-authored by Beth Holland and Samantha Morra. Have you been thinking about flipping your classroom this fall? Flipping can let you make the most of face-to-face time with your students. The 22 Milestones Of Education Technology How Teachers Can Best Use Education Technology 8.67K Views 0 Likes Edtech isn't the final solution for education's problems. It's a powerful addition to classrooms though, so it's time to ask: what is the point of education technology? The Current State Of Technology In K-12 “Flipped classrooms”: You keep using that word... SmartBlogs … but I do not think it means what you think it means. One of my favorite lines from “The Princess Bride.” If you’re not familiar with the movie, this clip should help. We can’t help but talk about flipped learning (flipped classrooms, inverted classrooms, reversed classrooms), and that’s not totally our fault.

Converting audio cassette tapes to CD, MP3 and other digital formats See more Audacity questions and answers at the Audacity Q&A. My parents recently redecorated a room in their house. While cleaning up, they found a cassette tape wedged in a back corner, covered in thick layers of time and memory. Cultivating the Habits of Self-Knowledge and Reflection Once it’s begun, you can’t fully separate the person from the task. When the artist is painting, the painter and the act of painting become a single "thing." The emerging artwork becomes a part of it all, too. As a teacher, your "self" is embedded within your teaching -- which is how it goes from a job to a craft. The learning results are yours.

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