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100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

8 ways to work in an open office without losing your mind

We like to think being closer to our colleagues fosters collaboration, but mostly the nonstop chatter has people wishing they could get some peace and quiet.<p>As an introvert, I've had to develop several strategies over the years to fight for my productivity, not to mention my sanity.<p>May they bring …

7 Myths about the flipped classroom, an interactive question series

Read this post in Spanish OR Portuguese.<p>Like any popular phenomena, as the flipped classroom continues to gain attention, myths about it spreads …

Dear Administrator: Flip Your Meeting?

<i>Image: Ashley Holland back flip, by</i> <i>ashleyspider.webs</i><p>Passive learning is when students are expected to receive information handed down by means of …

Teaching Matters: Down with Learning Objectives

Sometimes I can get a bit contradictory, not with any beautifully reasoned argument, but because it just feels right. Ever since I started teaching</b> …

5 Tips To Develop Mobile Learning Assessments

<b>How To Develop Mobile Learning Assessments</b><p>Mobile learning can take place anywhere, anytime, thanks to mobile devices. Learners can now access …

Knowledge Delivery Systems Partners with FlippedClass.com To Launch Flipped Learning PD Course

Knowledge Delivery Systems has partnered with FlippedClass.com to launch a new course on flipped classrooms for teachers of students in grades 6-12.

Katie Gimbar's Flipped Classroom - Durant Road Middle's Flipped Work Room

Flipped Classroom

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

<b>20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day</b><p>contributed by <b>Saga Briggs</b><p><i>This post has been updated from a previous version</i><p>The ultimate goal of …

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Inspire Student Writing with Picture Prompts

“But I can’t think of anything to write.” Can you even count the number of times you’ve heard that line? Probably not.<p>We’ve all experienced those …

Win a Teacher Appreciation Week gift pack from TechSmith

It’s <b>Teacher Appreciation Week</b> and each day this week, keep an eye out on social media and here on the DEN Blogs, for your chance to win a special …

10 ways blogging can benefit educators

<i>5 reasons educators should start reading blogs:</i><p><b>1) - Blogs are the heart of learning and sharing...</b> <br>If you are an idea and inspiration junkie like …

10 First-Year Teacher Myths and How to Avoid Them

<i>Adapted from Passionate Learners: Giving Our Classrooms Back to Our Students by Pernille Ripp (2014, Powerful Learning Press).</i><b>We’ve all been there</b> …

Building Formative Assessment into Game-Based Learning

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A Comparison of 11 Mobile Video Creation Apps

Tomorrow at the NCTIES 2014 conference I am facilitating a workshop on creating videos with mobile apps. I designed the workshop to accommodate users …

What is Flipping? - Flipping the Classroom

The traditional class is one where the students are lectured and taught content by the teacher in class, and then asked to complete questions or …

Teachers: 10 Tips for Slowing Down

#1. Prune your goals<p>Examine the goals you've determined for yourself, your students, your school, your department, etc. Prioritize them. Now, if it's …

The Backchannel: Giving Every Student a Voice in the Blended Mobile Classroom

At the time, we did not have mobile devices. If we had, then a number of free tools could have augmented class discussions and supported students …

4 Tips for Getting to Know the Blended Instructional Model

I left this experience determined to bring the concept to my classroom, and due to the Common Core's adoption, we all need to embrace this concept. …

Showing the Differences between a Traditional and a Flipped Classroom

Showing the Differences between a Traditional and a Flipped Classroom (6:52)<p>This video compares a traditional to a flipped class. Two classes were …

EdTechTeacher Innovative Lessons & Projects

How to Use Google Slides to Organize Research

Like many of you, when I was in middle school and high school I was taught to create index cards to organize our research. After creating the cards …