A Short Overview of 12 Tools for Creating Flipped Classroom Lessons One of the most frequent requests that I get is for suggestions on developing flipped classroom lessons. The first step is to decide if you want to create your own video lessons from scratch or if you want to develop lessons based on videos that others have produced. In this post we'll look at tools for doing both. Developing flipped lessons from scratch with your own videos. The benefit of creating your own videos is that you can tailor them to exactly match your curriculum.
Board game generator: Virtual teaching (world capital cities) – EFL Summer School This board game has been designed with the virtual class in mind. If you click on the Data tab and leave the area under Enter your questions here/Enter your answers here blank, it will auto-generate questions and answers for you. Now go to the Boardgame tab, your questions will be displayed one at time in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. Click on the Answer button to display the correct answer. Do you have specific questions you would like to use?
Transforming Boston's untapped talent into mini maestros JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: If you take a look at musical orchestras across the country, you will find a striking lack of black and Latino players. For more than 30 years, Project STEP, based just beneath the Symphony Hall stage in Boston, has been trying to change that. Now its mentoring program for young musicians is even getting attention from the White House. Jared Bowen of PBS station WGBH in Boston has the story. JARED BOWEN: They have all the bearings of the classically trained and the classically gifted, years of study at play, despite their few years.
How to ask a question in a quiz on Kahoot! Kahoot! is a really flexible platform where it’s entirely up to you how you ask a question in a game. You are the game designer! MobyMax March 6, 2020 - MobyMax, the most widely adopted differentiated learning solution in the US., has announced that it will provide its award-winning educational software free to all schools and school districts forced to close to protect against COVID-19. The comprehensive software curriculum spans Math, ELA, Science, and Social Studies for students in grades K-8 and meets the needs of struggling students as well as those working on grade level and beyond. The announcement comes as some schools in New York have already closed and as Seattle schools and others also prepare for possible closure. “Most American school districts do not have plans in place to keep students learning if their physical structures need to be shuttered,” said MobyMax co-founder Glynn Willett.
FLIPPED" Classroom Is All About The Relationships - Edwords Blog - BAM! Radio Network Most educators who consider flipping develop angst beginning with the fear of making videos. The concerns typically center on the time necessary to make the videos, the technological skills to produce the videos or the where with all to put voice and/or face on public display. And of course there is the option to use the million or so videos that are already available through, YouTube, Vimeo, Teacher Tube, etc… But I shout from the highest blog post, IT IS NOT ABOUT THE VIDEO!!! While videos do play a roll in most “Flipped” classrooms, the videos are simply a tool that can be employed for delivery of content. Time for jigsaw listening – The TEFL Zone What is jigsaw listening? It’s an information gap activity. Each learner listens to a different recording or part of a recording. Then, they work in pairs/groups to exchange information in order to complete a task.
What's Your Learning Style? 20 Questions What's Your Learning Style? 20 Questions EducationPlanner Site Menu Section Menu Main Content 50 Fab Apps for Teachers Education—there’s an app for that. In fact, there are hundreds of thousands of apps on the market designed for teaching and learning. As more schools bring tablets into the classroom, educators like Genia Connell are finding that apps are game changers. “I have yet to see anything in education that generates excitement and motivates students the way tablets do,” says the third-grade teacher from Leonard Elementary School in Troy, Michigan. Connell points to e-reading apps like Storia that not only engage students but also level the playing field for struggling readers.
Seterra Many schools all around the world are closing due to coronavirus. We're eager to help them maintain continuity of learning, so we're offering any teacher in those schools a free level 1 Seterra Geography membership. If you are affected by a school closure and want to get a free membership, please first register an account on Patreon.com. Then email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following details: Five Best Practices for the Flipped Classroom Ok, I'll be honest. I get very nervous when I hear education reformists and politicians tout how "incredible" the flipped-classroom model, or how it will "solve" many of the problems of education. It doesn't solve anything.
20 must-try listening activities – The TEFL Zone What comes to mind when you think about teaching listening? Have you been (over)using the typical pre/while/post- tasks, e.g, guesswork, multiple choice/ gap fills and post-listening discussions? Do you feel that your listening classes have become rather predictable and would like to try something different? If your answer is yes, here’s a list of 20 tasks you can try.