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Professional Development

The Shift Toward Personalized Professional Development: Giving Teachers CHOICE

July 6, 2016

6 Unifying Factors That can Provide Educators With Individualized, Collaborative, and Effective Professional Development Jason Bretzmann is presenting at FlipCon16 in Allen, Texas this July. The conference is the 19th – 21st (pre-conference workshops on the 19th, followed by the two day conference on the 20th and 21st). Come join us! I go to a lot […]

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Embracing Nonlinear Learning in a Flipped Classroom Setting

June 28, 2016

Cast Aside That Stepwise Progression and Open Students’ Minds to the Freedom to Learn in Their own Way David Walsh is presenting at FlipCon16 in Allen, Texas this July. The conference is the 19th – 21st (pre-conference workshops on the 19th, followed by the two day conference on the 20th and 21st). Come join us! How […]

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EdTech Is Not A Race, It’s A Journey

June 20, 2016

Helping Other Educators Find Their Footing Can be a Rewarding Part of the Trip! Matthew Moore is presenting two sessions at FlipCon16 in Allen, Texas this July. The conference is the 19th – 21st (pre-conference workshops on the 19th, followed by the two day conference on the 20th and 21st). Come join us! It seems […]

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20 Excellent Education & EdTech Books for Your Essential Summer Reading List

June 14, 2016

Image Source These Books Would Make Outstanding Additions to Every Educator’s Book Shelf Books have been one of the enablers of lifelong learning that have existed since long before the Web came along, and hopefully they will remain so far into the future. I’m an avid reader. I read mostly fiction, but I break it up […]

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11 Indicators of Excellence in Instruction (Flipped or Otherwise)

June 2, 2016

These Aren’t Just Essential Flipped Classroom Practices, They’re Characteristics of Quality Teaching in any Classroom In 2013, the Flipped Learning Network published an official definition of Flipped Learning. Along with this definition, the FLN defined these 4 Pillars of Flipped Learning, revolving around the acronym, F-L-I-P: The 4 Pillars of Flipped Learning are … Flexible Environment […]

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3 Great Reasons Why You Should Attend FlipCon 2016!

May 24, 2016

Save the Date: FlipCon 2016, July 19-21, 2016 On July 19-21, 2016 in Allen, Texas, the Flipped Learning Network will host the 9th Annual Flipped Learning Conference (FlipCon 2016).  FlipCon is a great opportunity for educators in K -12 and higher education to learn about and refine their Flipped Learning practices.   The conference will […]

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5 Ways for Teachers to Take Back the Computerized Classroom

April 26, 2016

Ever found yourself frustrated by the wall of technology between your students and your teaching? In this article, Steffen Hedebrandt provides 5 ways to take back the classroom and succeed with your teaching in a way that grasps your students’ attention. Teaching has changed a lot in the last 20 years. In the 90’s, we got […]

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Top 10 Ways to Increase Your Students’ Interest in a Subject

April 18, 2016

(Image Source) Look for Ways to Make it Relevant and Fun – You and Your Students Will Come out Ahead I’m always up for a reminder about the things we need to do capture student’s attention while learning about a new subject. And it’s a great way to start the week! – KW Making your […]

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It’s a Scan, Click, Explore World: 5 Great Tools With Customizable Feeds

April 6, 2016

(Example of Hootsuite Content Aggregator Content) Get Your Learn on in Just Minutes a Day! One of the wonders of the web-enabled world we live in is the ease with which we can get customized ‘news’ feeds. There are so many tools available that will let you define the specific sources, words or phrases, hashtags, etc., […]

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Technology Resources to Help Foster a Growth Mindset in Your Teachers and Students

March 17, 2016

“Growth Mindset” is Much More Than Just Another Buzz Word Your may have noticed the growing focus (pun intended!) on the power of the “growth mindset” in education in the last few years. Some have worked to debunk it, but a balanced perspective tells us that this is not to be ignored. Students tend to do […]

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