Points Of Interest 009 Myth #3 Instruction at Home

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7434461/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] The basis of flipped learning myth #3 can be found in the limited definition of flipped learning as “videos at home / homework at school”.   We discuss how this definition is a viral yet limited view of flipped learning. check out the original blog…

Points Of Interest 008 Myth #2 Flipping is Easy

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7434260/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] The second misconception about flipped learning is “flipped learning is easy for the teacher”. There is a tempting element of flipped learning that if the students are watching videos, and the students are doing homework, then the teacher is free to not have to…

Points Of Interest 007 Flip Myth #1

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7434014/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 hope to cover just a couple myths about flipping in the next few blogs. The first two have to be grouped together because they are opposite sides of the same coin and both address the real and perceived effort required to flip a…

Points Of Interest 008 – Myth # 5 Revisited

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7433198/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] Previously I attempted to debunk flipped learning myth number five that states “no tech is needed to flip”. I still believe that for flipped learning in the modern classroom this is a true statement; however, I must admit there are those with reasonable opinions…

POI 005 Myth # 7 FLIP is best for ALL students

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7378643/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 is the audioblog for the blog of the same name found at http://www.flippedlearning.org Check out this episode!

POI 004 Just run a Cable thru a Wall … #flipblogs

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7322012/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 short audio record of all of the things necessary to get my classroom planning done on what should have been a peaceful Sunday afternoon. Another entry in the #flipblogs series. Check out this episode!

POI 003 Fiddle-Farting Is More Fun Than Working

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7321814/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 week my job really got in the way of my fiddlefarting.  In this blog I discuss what I would rather be doing than what I have to do as an educator.  Listen in and enjoy. Check out this episode!

POI 002 Myth # 6 – “Flipped learning results in overuse of technology”

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7320914/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] Myth number 6 is “flipped learning results in overuse of technology”. Myth number 5 was “no tech is needed for flipping”.  Like most teaching and learning myths, this myth has a flip side of the coin as well and that leads us to myth #6…

Points Of Interest 001 – Flipped Learning & Mickey Mouse

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7261856/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 episode addresses a common myth about flipped learning that no technology or video is required. I use Mickey Mouse as an example of the necessity to join sight and sound with text to realize the full potential of flipped learning. Join me as…

Fiddle-Farting Is More Fun Than Working

This week my job really got in the way of my educational fiddle farting. 136 unreasonable bosses I was sitting in the doctor’s office this this week, when one of my former teachers sat down beside me and asked if I was playing hooky from school. Of course my immediate response was “ummm… um…umm… yes…

I just needed to run a cable thru a wall…

I got back from a walk, ready to get some work done, but first i needed to re-route an Ethernet cable. We live in a small town on the prairies of Illinois which has meant being held hostage to the local phone company for internet access for twenty years.  An industrious young farmer/tech guy/drone surveyor/entrepreneur…

EAUB014 Central Illinois Professional Development Institute

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7172462/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 sat down with Dr. Kristen Kendrick-Weikle following a two day regional professional development institute to talk about the need for collaboration and professional growth.  With limited financial resources for professional development, we talk about opportunities and benefits that can emerge when teachers, buildings,…