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Flipping Instruction Using Video Tutorials K-12

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January 9, 2012
Flipping Instruction Using Video Tutorials K-12

How can we provide individualized instruction, independent learning opportunities, targeted review and supports? These are the questions and the demands of today’s classrooms. How can we differentiate, facilitate learning and utilize technology to simplify the process.  The Flipped Classroom Model of instruction is one example. Student and teacher made tutorials or recorded lectures can...
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Remember what timelines used to be?

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November 30, 2011
Remember what timelines used to be?

We all know the typical method of timeline creation in schools. “Draw a line, add some dates and document events in chronological order”.  Students will typically use poster boards, markers and possibly cut out images. The students in Mr. Papa’s grade 8 social studies class in our district are putting a new spin on...
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Celebrity Chef in the Classroom

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June 10, 2011
Celebrity Chef in the Classroom

I recently helped organize a video conference session for one of our grade 4 classes. The students were learning about the restaurant business. The students in Mr. Rowe and Ms. Hollack’s class in White Rock Elementary School had a special visit with Chef Jeffrey Steelman. Chef Steelman is the corporate chef for Todd English....
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Awaken Your Curriculum With Skype Interviews

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May 19, 2011
Awaken Your Curriculum With Skype Interviews

Financial responsibility, goal setting, savings options and of course technology,  are just a few topics covered in a White Rock elementary school  fourth grade classes. Students in Mrs. McLeod and Mrs. Brzostowski’s collaborative classroom enjoyed learning about financial decision making using a program called “Feed the Pig”. Students worked in groups to create financial...
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Flip and Manage the Classroom with Khan Academy

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April 12, 2011
Flip and Manage the Classroom with Khan Academy

I have written about the Khan Academy many times in my blog postings. It is a tremendous resource and  one that I believe can greatly impact student achievement.  The “flip the classroom” model of instruction involves having students review teacher or student made tutorials at home for homework. They then work on applying problems...
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Student Made Tutorials Using Paper Slides

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March 28, 2011
Student Made Tutorials Using Paper Slides

What do you do when workbooks, handouts, and class problem sets are not connecting with your students? What do you do for those students who have a solid understanding of a topic before you begin the lesson? How are you differentiating for them? Can you address the needs of your advanced students as well...
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Are you ready to FLIP the classroom?

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March 10, 2011
Are you ready to FLIP the classroom?

There is a new paradigm shift occurring in classrooms.  Many of the most innovative teachers are turning the traditional K-12 classrooms upside down in an effort to individualize the learning experience for students. They are “Flipping” the classroom in order to make classroom instructional time more valuable to students. “Flipping” the classroom refers to...
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Facebook in the Classroom

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March 1, 2011
Facebook in the Classroom

Have you been to the Google Docs template gallery lately. If you have, you will notice that the available templates are continuing to grow. I recently searched for a template that could be  used to create a fictitious Facebook Profile. The first returned result ended up being exactly what I was looking for.  Take...
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Student Blogging Grades 2-12

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February 22, 2011
Student Blogging Grades 2-12

In my most recent newsletter I wrote an article about the benefits of students blogging. In that newsletter I mentioned a number of web-based tools that we have available in our district to support this initiative. One of the sites I discussed is Kid Blog. I have found Kid Blog to be a very...
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Digital Writing – Start with a Purpose and Audience – RAFT

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February 7, 2011
Digital Writing – Start with a Purpose and Audience – RAFT

If you are looking to work on digital stories with your students or would like to engage your students in the writing process the following will be helpful. In our district we incorporate the writer’s workshop framework. We are also looking for innovative ways to implement writing across the curriculum. The RAFT STRATEGY is...
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