Save The Date & Get Signed-up For ILFABN!!!

The Illinois Flipped and Blended Learning Conference will take place June 15th and 16th at Huntley High School in Huntley Illinois.   Whether your budget and schedule call for a one day drive in, a jam packed two day overnighter, or something in between, our one goal is providing an outstanding conference at an affordable…

Where Does The Flip Road Take You?

Flip is a start, where has it taken you? Welcome to season four It happens in television all the time, a brilliant and innovative show hits the airwaves… or satellites… or internet. Initially a few people start watching, and then start sharing, then more people join in until it is a hit, and those late…

Flippin’ Millennials! (and Zeds)

“We aren’t perfect. We are all different and that is a good thing. Some are creative and some are not. I feel like our creativity should be shown more in stuff we do. We should have the freedom to show our creativity in projects and work.” – Student Comment Dirty “M” word I was speaking…

Flipped Teaching As NEVER Intended

Teaching from beside the Pepsi machine is not what flip advocates envision but BOTH learning and teaching are not bound by the classroom walls. Where’s Waldo?…err Mr. Moore Today my teachers desk is a small side table tucked in the corner of a hospital waiting room wedged in beside the Pepsi machine because that’s where…

The Verdict: Flipping and Entire School…Temporarily Part 4

Yes you can flip and entire school, even if only temporarily, and create lasting benefits and change! Holy Canoli! In the last six weeks of last school year district administration hired a new high school principal and announced that the junior high and high school were going 1:1 with Chromebooks.  Additionally, it was also announced…

D-Day for Flipping An Entire School…Temporarily

Part 3 of the flipped learning series chronicling the school-wide roll out of 1:1 Chromebooks and the flipped learning used to train the 1100 students and 70 teachers. Well D-Day has come and gone for implementing 1:1 with flipped training.  Without diminishing the heroics of the men from the true D-Day, comparison between  the necessary…

Edtech From 1930 Meets Flipclass Needs Today

How my flipped class’ need for a shelf, led to a desk, which led to a realization, and back to a desk. The Prologue: On April 30, 1930 attorneys Banning & Banning filed a patent on behalf of George H. Abbott of Elgin, Illinois with a local foundry in Elgin, Woodruff and Edwards Inc as assignor.  The patent…