POI025 All Flipping Summer Idea 5: The Long Follow

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9999158/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] “Idea #5 Sharing your summer”, centers on including students in an ongoing project or conversation that allows them to see progress, frustration, setbacks, problem solving, learning, etc. To differentiate what I am talking about in this entry from the last entry, idea 4 was…

POI024 All Flipping Summer Idea 4

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9998831/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 one is a big one.  Find some way to take your students with you, digitally, this summer. Every life science teacher I know finds themselves in the forest or on the lake. Every English teacher I know has a stack of books they’ve…

POI023 All Flipping Summer Idea 3 Pick Something

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9998621/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] Q: How do you eat a whale?  A: One bite at a time.  It doesn’t much matter where you start on any big project or adjustment to your classroom.  The reality is you will likely not use the first thing you create or first…

POI022 All Flipping Summer Idea 2 Grow Something

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9998345/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] Take time this summer to find something “important” in your classroom or teaching that needs a little tending to grow to a more full potential. Knowing that summer allows for professional growth, we need to also make that growth a priority and set aside time…

POI021 All Flipping Summer Idea #1

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9997502/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] I enjoy my job, most of the time, but I also look forward to summer. As a teacher I spend 9 1/2  months of the year balancing 150 teenage personalities on the ends of sticks and trying to move them from one place to…