For Teachers, Students and Parents

Class Dojo  Although the app foregoes the belt rankings you might find in more traditional dojo applications, it does allow you to easily award both merits and demerits based on classroom conduct to your class roster right from your iDevice or Android. Consequently, Class Dojo helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily … Continue reading For Teachers, Students and Parents

The Flipped Classroom Models

What follows is an explanation of the Flipped Classroom Model, a model where the video lectures fall within a larger framework of learning activities. It provides a sequence of learning activities based on the learning theories and instructional models of Experiential Learning Cycles – http://reviewing.co.uk/research/learning.cycles.htm and Bernice McCarthy’s 4MAT Cycle of Instruction- http://www.aboutlearning.com/what-is-4mat/what-is-4mat. The Flipped Classroom … Continue reading The Flipped Classroom Models

Do you want your class to be able to read an eBook together AND discuss and answer questions directly in the same space?

 Curriculet is a wonderful site that allows the teacher to get students actively engaged in reading because it’s interactive.  Use the novels that are already in the free Curriculet store, or upload your own reading materials.  Any PDF file can be used. Once you have selected your reading material, click within the text to add annotations, … Continue reading Do you want your class to be able to read an eBook together AND discuss and answer questions directly in the same space?

BlendSpace

BlendSpace You must take a look at BlendSpace if you haven’t done so already!  It’s a wonderful way to blend content together to create a lesson that incorporates multi-media components.  Share your creation with students AND use it as a presentation tool in front of the class.  Sign up for free AND enjoy the free iOS … Continue reading BlendSpace