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A Flipped Classroom? Or Should It Be Sideways?

The traditional model of teach we’re familiar with is that of the teacher in front of the class, lecturing and assigning homework for students to do once they leave the classroom.

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Educational Technology

5 Robots Booking It to a Classroom Near You

Robots are the new kids in school. Classrooms over the world are plotting how to implement robots, sometimes replacing teachers entirely.

Source: mashable.com

Examples from the US and Asia where robots are taking on teaching roles.

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Educational Technology

The Epic Adventure: Year 1

With the new school year upon us or started already, there is much for a new teacher to do not the least of which is to find a way to fit into the new school culture. 539 more words

Tim Scholze

Another Reason for Twitter

Hey everyone,

I’m getting worse at keeping my blog updated… I’ve been wanting to add something to this for a while because I haven’t liked that the first post people see when they come here starts with ‘Shameless Promotion!’. 470 more words

Classroom Theory

Jennifer Carey reblogged this on Indiana Jen and commented:

Some great thoughts from my good friend Daniel Schneider!


Whew what a fast four weeks! This year, I decided to attend the overseas program of Michigan State’s Master of Arts in Educational Technology. I had the opportunity to work with some amazing educators to create the 7th annual Great Resources in Education and Technology or GREAT14. 111 more words


The EdCamp

Armed with a white board and pieces of colored paper, we ventured to The Raya School to try out the professional development activity called, EdCamp. By far, it is the most spontaneous activity I have ever attended. 439 more words

Brain Dump

Adapting student assessment to the needs of a digital age

In digital environments there is still not a clear answer about best practice or efficacy of assessments.  One thing we do know – digital environments require a different type of assessment and contextual lens through which to gauge meaning-making  .   100 more words

Higher Ed