What inspires flip? & Where to start?

What inspires flip? & Where to start? My Vlog entry entry #flipblogs Session #2 Okay, because I am a teacher, I also have a summer job.  I not only flip my classroom, this summer I am flipping a house so after 12 hour days hanging drywall, my mind and body will not endure a typed…

Only A Few Apologies…No Regrets

Final report and lessons learned putting on our first flipped learning conference. Having taken a few breaths since our inaugural Illinois Flipped and Blended Learning Network Conference at Huntley Illinois on June 15th and 16th I am surprised to announce that I have only a few apologies and zero regrets about our inaugural conference But…

Lessons In Learning: Reminded HOW To Learn By My Plumber

How learning a new set of skills to plumb my project house reminded me of the emotional and mental rollercoaster of learning something totally new. This summer I am rehabbing/rebuilding a house across from my parents.  To keep costs low we are doing the bulk of the work ourselves.  This is something I learned from…

#Flipblogs Pre-Work #1 – “Gotta Catch’em All!”

How flipped learning, Pokemon, and mastery made my parent/teacher conferences 1000% better. Prologue:  @flipping_A_teacher (Andrew Swan), @crystalkirch, myself, and a few others were discussing ways to adjust the twitter and blog experience to create another productive venue for beneficial interaction and discussion of flipped learning topics. Then straight off the top rope with an atomic…