Let’s Get Digital: A Social Science DIB Tutorial.

Okay enough theory, let’s get creating!  Below is the link to a “How to make a DIB” video tutorial.  I chose a social science topic as this is an area that lends itself to broad use of physical artifacts, multimedia resources, textual information, primary sources, and 101 other learning components that just beg for coallation,…

In-Flip: A Possible Answer If Access Or Accountability Is An Issue

If student access or accountability is an issue in your learning environment the In-Flip may be an answer.  This next installment of the twelve part F-L-I-P learning training series provides a look at a significant variation on F-L-I-P that can be a powerful tool. Having looked at the four pillars of F-L-I-P, a practical case study,…

My Favorite Flipping Tool: Screencastify

Author: Matthew Moore   In my past five years of flipping I have tried many many tools to aid in my flipped classroom.  There are a variety of apps and software programs that have come and gone.  I make it a point to collect little bits and bobs for cell phones, cameras, and microphones. Many…

In-flip Google Training Gives Students a Common Starting Point

Using the In-flip to build on whole school training in year 2. Quick review A new school year has begun and we have entered the second year as a Chromebook 1:1 school. In the previous entries in this series, written last year, about the creation trials, travails, successes, and failures of the flipped learning training…

Who makes the content? Students!

Student produced content is a win-win-win for everyone. (This blog is based on my experiences, data gathered from my students, and research I have done that is summarized more completely with multiple links and media examples here bit.ly/STUDENTCREATION) When a teacher approaches flipping a class there are far more questions than answers. May I suggest a…

Going Non-Linear In 5 Minutes-ish

A quick guide to adapting your current linear curriculum to a basic non-linear format. I have written about my thoughts, intents, and justifications for reorganizing my traditional linear plans into a more non-linear format in a previous blog both on my site matthewtmoore.wordpress.com and on the Flipped Learning Network Hub but here is a list of key…

Breaking Through The Lines: Non-linear Planning Provides Choice

Even in a highly structured content area like math non-linear organization provides choice and helps students make connections. Math people love lines. High school and middle school teachers love straight lines.  y=mx+b….y-y=m(x-x)….Ax+By=C… I am getting excited already!!!  It is little wonder then that when we approach teaching we also approach the artistic and performance part…

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…

UPDATE: Flipping An Entire School…Temporarily

With a week to go how is the whole school flip going? Teachers are just like students. T-minus 7 days to student launch: One week left to full 1100 student launch of our Chromebook 1:1 roll-out.  One week until every teacher is responsible for 25 students, in a 25 minute, non-graded, enrichment, and training enviroment….

Flipping an entire school…temporarily

Using flipped learning to flip an entire high school and junior high for both teachers and students for one period the first three weeks of school. New changes: Change in education is constant and this year the high school I work for, and the attached junior high, are going 1:1 with Chromebooks.  Additionally, both are…