Sonja McKown

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3 Screencasting Resources for the Flipped Teacher

Teachers looking to flip their classrooms can explore a variety of tools. Screencasting is the process of recording what you are doing on your tablet …

How to Make Flipped Classroom Better

<i>A Candid Conversation with Jon Bergmann</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterMake videos for students. They …

Flipped Parent Letter

Dear Parents/Guardians, I am so excited for your child to be a part of my classroom this year!! I will say though, that this year will be a little …

Flipboard 2.0: Classroom Ready

Flipboard is a great iPad and Android app. In fact, it was iPad’s App of the Year for 2010. Flipboard is a slick, personal magazine that lets you …

The Student Guide to iPads – It’s Great for Teachers Too

As intuitive as the iPad’s user interface is, there are still some occasions on which students and teachers might get stuck. That’s when a free iBook …

3 Steps to Leveraging the Power of Technology to Disrupt Your School or District

<b>“When people adopt technology, they do old things in new ways. When people internalize technology, they find new things to do.”</b> James McQuivey,</i> …

Exploring BYOD Success - Threshold of Your Mind

Image Source: http://goo.gl/7lh5b A colleague recently shared these two questions (in bold ) with me...I invite you to leave YOUR respon...

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A Great Project Based Learning Checklist for Teachers

Today we are sharing with you PBL Essential Elements Checklist that we came across in this article written in Spanish. This chart is created by Buck …

Connected Principals

This post has no “educational slant”; it is just a personal story of something I experienced, and I wanted to share. If you are looking for an …

The Device Conundrum - 1:1 vs BYOD

<i>Cross-posted at the Huffington Post.</i><p>As we continue to advance in the digital age schools and districts are beginning to re-think pedagogy and …

Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher

<b>Ten Secrets To Surviving As A Teacher</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Surviving as a teacher isn’t easy.<p>Between the sheer work load, diversity of tasks, brutal pace, and …

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25 Tricks To Improve A Boring Lesson For Improved Student Engagement

Over the years, I’ve noticed how one question can change the dynamics of any situation. Everything might be moving along quite nicely at the dinner …

BYOT DayByDay 3: Getting Lost in the Details and an iOS rant

<i>he BYOT Day by Day Series will capture the first few weeks of implementation of the full BYOT program at Brebeuf Jesuit. Brebeuf Jesuit is 1:1 BYOT</i> …

Flipboard 2.0 Update: Create Your Own Magazines & More

The <b>Flipboard iPad app</b> has had a major update today, to Version 2.0. There are a host of new features in this update, but the one that is rightly grabbing headlines is the ability to create your own magazines within the app.<p>Creating Flipboard magazines is easy and fun, and I’m sure this is going to …