flipped classroom

Why a K-12 Operating System is the Next Step in the Evolution of Edtech

Nearly ten years ago, I started my career in education as a math teacher at a new alternative high school serving over-age, under-credited youth in New York City. My students were labeled “at-risk” of dropping out because they were 16-21 years old and previously unsuccessful in high school. Many suffered from chronic absenteeism, caused by factors such as homelessness, family responsibilities, and/or incarceration.

A Case For Flipping Learning—Without Videos

When professor Lorena Barba talks to other educators about flipping their classrooms, the approach she hears is often similar. Faculty assign homework to expose students to a new concept before they arrive to class, and use class time to ask questions and do more-active learning.In most cases, what professors ask students to do outside the classrooms is watch video lectures, and Barba thinks that part of the flipped approach needs to go, and that professors are relying too much on such videos as a crutch.

Five (Easy-to-Implement) Ways Video Can Have a Powerful Impact on Teaching and Learning

The days of standing in front of the classroom and “lecturing” are long gone. By using video, teachers can keep students engaged in new and innovative ways.

Why Taking Risks in the Classroom Pays off for Students—and Teachers

My sixth graders entered the room, found their seats and in typical fashion, I asked them to take out their homework—but it wasn’t a typical day. It was my first experiment flipping our classroom. As the groans from my students got louder, I knew something wasn’t right. I panicked.
"Don't let your fear of what could happen make nothing happen."
Doe Zantamata

Google Classroom. La clase virtual

¡Hola a todos!

Me gustaría dedicar esta entrada a presentar Google Classroom, una plataforma educativa que forma parte de las aplicaciones de Google for Education.

Presentación de Google for Education

Esta plataforma está pensada para que el profesor disponga de un centro de control del curso que imparte. En Google Classroom puede crear clases, compartir tareas, mantenerse

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