Flipped Teaching As NEVER Intended

Teaching from beside the Pepsi machine is not what flip advocates envision but BOTH learning and teaching are not bound by the classroom walls. Where’s Waldo?…err Mr. Moore Today my teachers desk is a small side table tucked in the corner of a hospital waiting room wedged in beside the Pepsi machine because that’s where…

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…

Edtech From 1930 Meets Flipclass Needs Today

How my flipped class’ need for a shelf, led to a desk, which led to a realization, and back to a desk. The Prologue: On April 30, 1930 attorneys Banning & Banning filed a patent on behalf of George H. Abbott of Elgin, Illinois with a local foundry in Elgin, Woodruff and Edwards Inc as assignor.  The patent…

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….

EdTech Is Not A Race, It’s A Journey

Helping Other Educators Find Their Footing Can be a Rewarding Part of the Trip! Originally published at Emerging Education Technologies » FLN Hub Syndicated Posts It seems like the most obvious thought in the world. Regardless of our age, background, or area of education specialty we all start at some level of technology understanding and…

What is Flipped?

What is Flipped? A Flipped Learning Primer for Anyone New to or Interested in Flipped Learning   Flipcon16 is this coming week in Allen, Texas and while nearly all of the experts, pioneers, and authors of the #flipclass movement will be there one goal of Flipcon is to share the joys of the flip with the…

Begin Your Flipped Year Right

Some steps you can take before students step into your room to get your school year started right. The school year is nearly ready, the building still has equipment in the halls as the maintenance staff furiously finishes preparations.  Teachers looking for great finds for the classroom can head down to the hallway of misfit…