Romain Bertrand

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The 27 Stages Of Christmas Day On The Internet

It's the most wonderful time of the year.

Iron Junkies

5 Awesome Free iPad Math Game Apps for your Kids

This is a free iOS math app that helps users from toddlers to teens easily build up and consolidate their Math skills. It has a full featured …

Project Based Learning in the Geometry Classroom - Getting Smart by Megan Mead - math teacher resources, Online Learning, PBL

What’s better than Project Based Learning (PBL) in a math classroom? PBL that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Curriki Geometry …

Hacking Your Learning Path - Getting Smart by Adam Renfro - blended learning

Do you feel like ushering in a revolution? It’s that revolution that’s going to transform education. You might be tired of waiting for it, and you’re …

How to Teach Math as a Social Activity

4 New Ways to Use Google Docs Forms with Students

The Google Docs form is an efficient tool for teaching and learning because it is user friendly, free, and works on most computing devices. Forms can …

The Post-Lecture Classroom: How Will Students Fare?

A new study finds moderate student gains in courses where lectures take place at home and "homework" happens in the classroom.<p>If college professors spent less time lecturing, would their students do better?<p>A three-year study examining student performance in a “flipped classroom” — a class in which …

Tools for Creating Screen Capture Images and Videos

This evening I received a question from a reader who was wondering what I use to create the annotated screen capture images that you see in the …

Not the Algebra They Were Expecting: An Exploration of the Blended Algebra Workshop

Posted by Kyle Morean on Sep 6, 2013 in Blog, Education Innovation Fellowship<p>Thirty-two dejected, would-be 10th graders amble into the first day of …

The uncomfortable truth about personalized learning

It’s an uncomfortable truth. Technology can improve teaching.<p>What is most interesting to me about the debate around technology in the classroom – …

5 Math Apps for Middle School Students

For those parents and teachers looking for apps for middle-schoolers, check out the five apps below that feature everything from Mayan numbers to …

How Personalized Learning Can Help Struggling Students

When you work for a software company that has yet to ship a product, it is extremely unusual to have a potential customer take the time to visit your …

The Answer

10 Photos That Definitively Prove Math Is Really, Really Hard

Sure, we all know math is hard. But c'mon, advertising the price of something isn't exactly advanced trigonometry. Let's get it together people!<p><b>1. Why pay less when you could pay more?</b><p><b>2. Count 'em: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9... 20 calories!</b><p><b>3. Yeah... that's not the quadratic formula.</b><p><b>4. No wonder we never</b> …

How About Adding a Genius Bar to Your Classroom?

Ever since my former principal, John Hinds, recommended a book to our staff, <i>Spaces and Places</i>, by Debbie Diller, I have looked at my classroom with a …

New Research Asks: Does Blended Learning Boost Algebra Scores?

For the study, participating schools were given access to the software and teachers were trained without any additional supports, just as they would …

If school isn’t teaching your kid to code, this program will (for a fee)

If you want your child to have an early start on becoming the next Zuckerberg or Gates, it’s pretty clear that (for now, at least) you have to take …

The $4 Million Teacher

South Korea's students rank among the best in the world, and its top teachers can make a fortune. Can the U.S. learn from this academic superpower?<p>Kim Ki-hoon earns $4 million a year in South Korea, where he is known as a rock-star teacher—a combination of words not typically heard in the rest of …

Education

40 Sources for Curated Educational Videos - Getting Smart by Carri Schneider - Online Learning

Backpack TV: Backpack.tv pulls from various sources to create a highly curated library of education videos organized by academic subject and detailed …

Lessons Worth Sharing

Mathematics<p>How exactly does binary code work? - José Américo N L F Freitas<p>Science & Technology<p>What is the coldest thing in the world? - Lina Marieth …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

5 Skills for Blended-Learning Teachers

Blended Learning | Viewpoint<p>In the seventh installment of their monthly column, blended learning experts Michael B. Horn and Heather Staker outline …

Implementing Blended Learning in K-8 Math - White Paper

Making Math Work: K-8 Blended Learning<p>Educators now have the power to boost student engagement and achievement with an exciting innovation: blended …

Project-Based Learning at Clear View Charter Elementary School (Learn and Live)

Deeper Project Based Learning

Project-based learning is a great way to engage students in interest-based activities but sometimes that's all it is. Good projects are deep not …