POI017 Points of Interest: Flip Fails #3 Failing to Plan

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9065735/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/759041/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] What to do in the classroom Here is where we actually get the most common failure among young flipped classrooms, failing to appropriately plan for the group space. To this point, we have talked about planning for what should happen in the individual space….

POIep016 Flip Fails #2 – Trying to Ride Two Horses

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9064508/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/759041/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] A very common initial misstep for recently minted flipped classrooms is a teacher who is not fully committed to reorganizing their class in a meaningful way.  In most cases, this is evidenced by flip teachers reteaching the flip lesson in the classroom space. This…

POI#015 Flip Fails #1 – EmphAsis on the wrong syllAble

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9029495/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/759041/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] This, hopefully short, series highlights various ways that you might cause  yourself problems when planning or implementing a flipped classroom.  Flip Fail #1 is confusing who the focus and beneficiary of the flipped classroom needs to be. I relate my story of starting my…

EDU@YourBest The Teacher’s Lounge ep004 Multitasking

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8989757/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/759041/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] We focus in this episode about the tendency we all have, but specifically that young people have, to believe that we can efficiently multitask. While classrooms need to include variety and choice, the ideas that a single student cam effectively accomplish multiple disparate tasks…

EDU@YourBest The Teacher’s Lounge ep003 Behavior Grades

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8989661/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/759041/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] In this episode we discuss some of the many ways behavior and achievement can be combined or separated. Much like our previous discussion of extra credit, this discussion takes us afield into a variety of education areas and grading constructs. We discuss how we…

EDU@YourBest The Teacher’s Lounge ep001 Extra Credit

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8989595/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/759041/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] In this episode we tackle Bryan’s topic of “extra credit”. This lightening rod topic begins what has turned out to be a multi-episode thread on the nature of grading and assessment. From the term itself, to the implied impact for both students and teachers,…

EDU@YourBest The Teacher’s Lounge ep001

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8989529/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/759041/custom-color/87A93A” height=”100″ width=”100%” scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] In this episode we do attempt to give you a small picture of who we are and what we are up to in our classrooms. We talk about the rise of tech in the classroom.  We discuss the changing expectations with regard to differentiation. …