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Mass. teacher finds success with flipped model

Mass. teacher finds success with flipped model

The flipped instructional model, though not yet mainstream, is still gaining fans in classrooms across the country, some stakeholders sayAt Memorial Middle School in Fitchburg, Mass., science teacher Christopher Landry spends most of his time crouching down like a catcher, talking to his students one-on-one, instead of standing in front of...

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PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world

PBS KIDS launches game-creation tool and online world

New world features a junior edition of E-line Media’s Gamestar Mechanic, which enables kids to create and share their own video gamesPBS KIDS has launched Kart Kingdom, the…

When students become entrepreneurs, real learning happens

When students become entrepreneurs, real learning happens

Some students get engaged with cross-curricular, large-scale project-based learningHere in eastern Ohio, some of our students are embracing their entrepreneurial spirit right at school, engaging in a style…

edWeb, Games4Ed launch game-based learning initiative

edWeb, Games4Ed launch game-based learning initiative

Collaborative efforts will help expand knowledge about game-based learning's potential for studentsedWeb.net, a professional learning and social network for the education community, is partnering with Games4Ed, a new…

Ontario district implements cloud-based LMS Edsby

Ontario district implements cloud-based LMS Edsby

Rollout to teachers, students, and parents now under way across regionEdsby, a cloud-based education engagement platform that connects K-12 students, teachers, and parents using smartphones, tablets, and the…

5 steps for creating a custom makerspace

5 steps for creating a custom makerspace

Start your makerspace on the right foot with these stepsA couple of years ago, my son won an award in preschool for being “Eager to Learn.” I remember…

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Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Nov. 13 virtual field trip highlights copper mining

Discovery Education, a provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, and Freeport-McMoRan, an international natural resource company, will host an interactive live virtual field trip…

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

Access 23 free Common Core iTunes U courses

ASCD has debuted the Common Core Resources Project on iTunes U. The Common Core Resources Project is a curation of instructional resources and assessment sample items that will…

13 free assistive technology resources

13 free assistive technology resources

A limited budget doesn’t have to stop you or your child from getting some of the best assistive technology available to help people with LD. These free resources…

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

All-day virtual professional development event set for Oct. 25

On October 25, Discovery Education will be hosting the eighth annual Discovery Education Streamathon, a live, day-long virtual professional learning event.This is one of Discovery Education's annual community…

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10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

10 must-watch videos for flipped learning

From STEM videos to history lessons, YouTube can be a one-stop shop for flipped learning If must-implement educational trends were narrowed down to a small group, flipped learning…

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

With flipped learning, how to make sure students are doing the work

Stacey Roshan has found that flipping her math class leads to more powerful classroom interactions.In the three years that my advanced math classes have been flipped, I…

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

Try these free resources for the flipped classroom

The flipped classroom is an education trend that has generated a lot of buzz, but some educators have struggled to create or find videos that are both short…

Teachers: Involve parents in the flipped classroom, too

At the beginning of each semester I spend time speaking to my students about what the flipped classroom is: a significant change over the way students have previously…

How TED-Ed is helping to amplify instruction

Technology can extend a talented teacher’s reach to thousands or even millions of kids around the world, said Chris Anderson, curator of the nonprofit TED project—and during an…

The truth about flipped learning

A flipped classroom is all about watching videos at home and then doing worksheets in class, right? Wrong! Consider carefully the assumptions and sources behind this oversimplified description.…

How to implement the ‘flipped classroom’

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

How to make videos your students will love

(Editor’s note: Flipped learning, in which students watch instructional videos for homework and use class time to practice what they’ve learned, is catching on in many schools. This…

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Why Khan Academy is so popular—and why teachers shouldn’t feel threatened

Sal Khan, whose online Khan Academy serves up video tutorials to more than 6 million students worldwide each month, wants to reassure teachers that the free educational service… m88

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms

Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms

Over the past two years, the Flipped Learning method has created quite a stir. Some argue that this teaching method will completely transform education, while others say it…

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