Megan Schmidt Andrews

55 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Following | @MeganSchmide1r7 | I am a teacher who sees endless potential in the power of technology to transform education.

W.7.1 - Informative Writing & RI.7.8 Taking Notes from Digital Text

At the end of the day last Friday, we looked at an informative article and recorded some of the characteristics of good informative writing. Students …

There Is No Such Thing as THE Flipped Class

The term "Flipped Classroom" is being thrown around a lot lately in both positive and negative light. I think the term is a bit ambiguous and does …

Why I Flip-Flopped on the Flipped Classroom

In July 2011, I wrote a blog post called "The Flip: Why I Love It — How I Use It." At the time, I argued that "the flip is only as good as the …

The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Teaching

Does the Flipped Classroom Really Accomplish its Goals?

Shelley Wright is not afraid to admit that she made a mistake when it came to embracing the popular concept of flipped classrooms. About two years …

Flipped Learning: A response to 5 Criticisms -What’s Flipped Learning?

<b>Come join Alan and colleagues from around the world in Boston this July at BLC18</b> <br>Education Conference 2018<p>Over the past two years, the Flipped …

The Flip: Why I Love It, How I Use It

Some believe that the flip is somehow designed to replace teachers. I think that’s only possible if you think the most important, or sole, job that I …

Pros and Cons of The Flipped Classroom

Thehas been gathering steam for a few years now. The premise: watch videos of instruction or lecture at home, and do the “homework” with the teacher …

Less Lecturing, More Learning

Flipped instruction, as I define it, isn't about teachers videotaping lectures for students to watch before class. It's about less lecturing, and …

The Flipped Class: Myths vs. Reality - THE DAILY RIFF - Be Smarter. About Education.

<i>Editor's Note: On the heels of our viral posts in over 100 countries about the flipped classroom earlier this year (links below), we asked Jon</i> …

Social Sector

March 2018 – Meeting the mobile money needs of the unbanked in emerging markets is a vast opportunity. To succeed, providers need a clear …

Flipped Classroom 2.0: Competency Learning With Videos

“The best use of class time is to meet the individual needs of each learner, not driving the class with predetermined curriculum,” Sams said. So he …

Measured Results Demonstrate Enhanced Learning Outcomes in the Flipped Classroom | Emerging Education Technologies

Teacher and Administrator James Szoka shares empirical evidence demonstrating improved learning outcomes in the flipped classroom.<p>Flipped Learning …

The Transformational Potential of Flipped Classrooms

If 2012 was the year of MOOCs (massive open online courses) in higher education, then the flipped classroom was the innovation of the year for K–12 …

Save BIG with $9.99 .COMs from GoDaddy!

“Blended” Flipped Classroom??

My musings this week were taking me in the direction of my “blended” flip classroom. I guess the word blended is being used to describe a classroom …

'Flipped' PD Initiative Boosts Teachers' Tech Skills

Features<p>A Minnesota district relies on video and job-embedded coaching to improve teachers' tech skills<p>Anna Wilcek was comfortable instructing her …

Student Resistance to Flipped Classrooms

“We want lecture!”<p>Faculty who try out flipped classroom techniques will undoubtably face this response from students. In February 2012, conversation …

Flipped Classroom Panel Discussion Provides Rich Insights into a Powerful Teaching Technique | Emerging Education Technologies

Thanks to McGraw-Hill for coordinating this great streamed panel discussion about ‘the flip'<p>On this past Thursday, I had the pleasure and privilege …

7 Myths about the flipped classroom, debunked

Eric Mazur working with students during class time<p>by Julie Schell<p><b>Myth 1: Flipped classrooms are primarily about putting lecture videos online</b> …

ℕ𝕚𝕜𝕜𝕚 𝔻 ℝ𝕠𝕓𝕖𝕣𝕥𝕤𝕠𝕟 on Twitter: "What do you want kids to do with technology? #edchat http://t.co/eS3euELAv7"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more

What Is The Flipped Classroom Model And Why Is It Amazing? (With Infographic)

Via Benoit Anger and Thomas Roulet, comes this pretty useful infographic on the increasingly-famous “flipped classroom” model promoted by, among others, Khan Academy’s Sal Khan:<p>(More below.)<p>What’s great about this infographic is that it presents the arguments for and against the flipped classroom …

How To Not Quit At Flipclass

All flipclass teachers have this moment of existential crisis once or twice per semester/per year, depending on how long you have your students.<p>The …

A School With No Teachers, Where Students Teach Themselves

Living here for the next month are some of the 4,000 potential students who already made the first cut by passing cognitive skill tests online.<p>Now …

How the Flipped Classroom Transformed One Teacher

Flipped Classroom

What Education Can and Can't Do for Economic Inequality

A new study looks at whether or not a college degree can chip away at income disparities.<p>Would better education significantly reduce income inequality in America? No, says recent study from the Brookings Institution.<p>But that doesn't mean that better education wouldn't help the overall economic …

Demographics

What Happens When Students Boycott a Standardized Test?

The movement to opt out of nationwide exams is gaining traction—and forcing policymakers to rethink the role of such assessments in public education.<p>Standardized tests have been an integral part of the American school routine since the 1970s, the protocol changing very little. Children were told to …

Education