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Flipping My Classroom

“Flipped” classrooms are apparently the rage now, and I really like the idea and think it has many advantages. “Flipping” a classroom involves taping the lecture and instruction parts, and thereby freeing up class time for the actual work. 200 more words

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EU Supports Nurturing #Edtech Startups and That's Great

I used to work as a researcher for more than six years at VTT, the technical research centre of Finland. It is actually the longest gig I’ve done in my career, and a very interesting one at that! 230 more words


New blog post at ChemEd X-Change

I just put up a post at ChemEd X-Change discussing my use of an introductory video to set the stage for the year with my new students in Bangkok. 10 more words


Best Apps and Websites for the Flipped Classroom

Be less of a teacher and more of a mentor by turning traditional lecture-based instruction on its head. This list of resources — everything from interactive practice sets to instructional videos to whiteboard tools — help students learn new things at home, freeing up classroom time for clarification, exploration, and creation. 23 more words

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Screencasting Tips

Here is the interview I did with TechSmith this past spring discussing tips when using video in the classroom.


Google CLASSROOM - a test drive

I was able to try out Google CLASSROOM this week, and thought I would share some thoughts and screen shots. Basically, if you have access to Google Apps for Education, then CLASSROOM streamlines organization and delivery of content in a walled garden approach, and provides some basic support for student assessment. 540 more words


In Praise of Messing About, or Why I Hate Homework

I started hating homework long before I had kids.

When I think of the rawest form of torture I was ever subjected to as a child, short of the heartbreak that came when I learned that a boy had won a dollar for asking me out in the fourth grade (yes, ouch), I think of sitting at the glass-top dining room table the same year, staring through nearly transparent paper and seeing my legs swing beneath me, too far from the ground and dangling, feeling completely inadequate for the task. 1,215 more words