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The classroom: To flip or not to flip?

That is the question. Flipping the classroom seems to be in vogue now.  It’s an interesting concept. Just what is the flipped classroom all about?  I decided to do some research on the topic. 323 more words

Teaching Strategies

Every Person Inspired to Create

“They say” that hindsight is 20/20. We are suddenly in the know because we have moved forward, and we have had time to reflect and evaluate. 668 more words

Relevant Education

fractal questions

This graphic of a Koch Snowflake (thanks wikipedia) in some ways describes what has happened to me at Twitter Math Camp (#TMC14).  I started out with just a few questions, but then those questions multiplied, and the new questions multiplied, and so on, until they all started to blur together.   243 more words

Project Based Learning

An Essentials List For Your PBL Classroom

In my travels working with teachers about how to create their full-on Project Based Learning environments, I’m frequently asked what sorts of “stuff” do I need to have on hand as kids are building and solving various… 783 more words

LifePractice PBL

Experience, Memory, Motivation and Neil Young

This is a 14 – 18 minute read. (There is a summary of the post at the bottom of this page.)

This post investigates how a Neil Young concert led me to reflect on the difference between Experience and the Memory of Experience and some of the implications for teachers wishing their learners to have positive memories of learning experiences. 2,884 more words


Celebration: The Gift of Learning

Happy late celebration! Thank your Ruth Ayers for your link up where we (you too) can link up and share our week’s celebratory moments.

I’m late in this posting  because of the gift I gave myself:  a spot at The Whole Language/ NCTE sponsored a conference, located a mere 60 minutes from my house. 714 more words

Encouraging Girls in STEM subjects

By Kim Jones, CEO, Curriki

While girls show a lot of interest in science during elementary school, the interest often fades in the later grades. Around 2/3 of girls in the U.S. 386 more words

Open Source Education