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Flipping my Classroom

Flipped Classroom Lesson Integrated Unit Plan https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B0KWMtj_rFlOZVVCQXp3VGc5cDg/edit?usp=sharing I really enjoyed exploring flipping classrooms. I finally found a different use for my ipad. I tried Educreations and Showme but found both apps hard to save my document for later or edit … Continue reading

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TEd- Talks: Internet- what’s that?

I watched two Tedtalks one from Dan Meyer: Math class needs a makeover and Andrew Blum: What is the Internet really? I found both talks to be very interesting and informative. I found Andrew Blum: What is the Internet really? … Continue reading

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The Brothers Grimm goes Digital with Hans in Luck

Through Powerpoint, Digital Storytelling and Youtube, who knew we -Dani Polo, Rachel Ebeling and myself could re-create such a wonderful tale of “Hans in Luck” by Brothers Grimm, which has a great life lesson of the exchange for luck. Digital … Continue reading

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Podcasting

On the EdReach site I listened to Educelerate Podcast which featured Max Mark from ED Map: The End of Textbooks. He expresses the need to get rid of textbooks and focus on digital textbooks. Digital Textbooks reduce the need for … Continue reading

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The Flipped Classroom Model: A Full Picture

I read “The Flipped Classroom Model:A Full Picture,” while I was reading this I was pondering how I could incorporate this into a classroom and how this would benefit me. Due to Khan Academy which supports various reasons why Flipped … Continue reading

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The 3 C’s of Education

I found the article The Nuts and Bolts of 21st Century Teaching very enlightening and empowering. After doing the lesson so many times with her students she decided to turn the unit over to the students. She then became the facilitator … Continue reading

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Scoop it, Pin it, Tweet it…oh my!

    How can I decide which PLN to add? When I joined Facebook a few years back, I was very apprehensive about everyone knowing my life and knowing that my personally information out there. Facebook has now opened a … Continue reading

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