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Social Media and the Classroom
I have been reading and watching some videos on Social Media in the classroom. Some thoughts on using a technology that has definite pitfalls associated with its' use. Sample Social Media Sites It's not just Facebook, Twitter, or Snapchat. It's also: Google...

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Flipped Classroom - Shift Your Planning
I just completed Lesson 2 of the Flipped Learning Certification Level 1 Course from the Flipped Learning Global Initiative and it's been worth every penny ($70). If you want a taste of the value of the course, there is a free How to Avoid the 17 Deadly Sins...

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Flipped Learning Part 2 - Bloom's Taxonomy / Screen Time
In terms of Bloom's Taxonomy and time spent in class, it makes sense that time spent in class follows this image: The idea is that we spend more time in class with students on the higher levels. Now, it may be unrealistic to spend a lot of time on Creating ...

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Flipped Learning - Why? Part 1
I've started to take a certification course on flipped learning and here are some notes and thoughts. Why flipped learning? To many, it makes logical sense to flip a classroom from a pedagogical point of view. The lower levels of Blooms taxonomy are taught ...

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The Benefits of taking the Google Certified Educator Course Level 1
I recently completed the Google Certified Educator Course Level 1 and passed the test. For me, there were several takeaways from taking the course. It was worthwhile taking the course and the test. At first, I questioned whether the time invested in going t...

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Nepris - Connecting Industry Professionals to Students
"Nepris connects teachers and students with the right industry experts, virtually without having to spend much planning time or leaving the classroom while providing an effective way for companies to extend education outreach and create equity of access." h...

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Learners TV
Video lectures, animations, and study notes from biology to chemistry to physics to math and computer science. http://www.learnerstv.com/index.php

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Search for Free Images
Creative Commons has a great search engine that allows you to search for images that you can use. It will also create the credit for you. https://ccsearch.creativecommons.org/

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Periodic Table of Elements
A modern version of the Table of Elements: http://www.periodicvideos.com/# There is a video for each of the elements. As the website says: We've done all 118 - but our job's not finished. Now we're updating all the videos with new stories, better samples an...

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