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Podcasting in the Classroom
Using Podcasts In Your Lessons As an adult ESL teacher I find it very beneficial to use authentic materials in the classroom. Using NPR podcasts is a great way of introducing new,  relevant  vocabulary as well as allowing students to listen to a native spea...

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Comic Strips
Flipped Classroom Another way to achieve the the flipped classroom is to use a comic strip to give the students information for homework and then talk about it in the classroom. I created a short story or "comic" on  Storybird  called  Jack and Jeanne . I d...

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Digital Stories
 One way to achieve the flipped classroom is to make a video using a photo story tool such as  Stupeflix . This tool is extremely easy to use! One simply chooses a catch song, uploads photos, and then they can place text on each photo. Then if you want you ...

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TED Ed. Post #3
TED Ed. is quite the amazing platform for creating online lessons. I find it particularly valuable for making flipped classroom videos. Though it seems that we can only make lessons from TED talks, there are an abundance of Ted talks and ways they can apply...

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Post #2 Performance Indicators and Assessment
Continuing on my last blog post about Flipped Classrooms. We use a neat website called TubeChop  to edit a video of our choice that we could use in our flipped classroom. The video I choose was a  Clip From Maysoon Zayid: I got 99 problems... palsy is just ...

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7 Things you Should Know about Flipped Classrooms Post #1
During my undergraduate work I went to the NCTE conference in Albany. There were many great lectures and workshops there but one of the presentations that really stood out to me was about Flipped Classrooms. This is a really interesting concept to me so I w...

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The Undocumented: A Serious Game
Serious games can be a great way to intrigue and engage your students by using flow and fiero while they are still utilizing important strategies and skills. The game I decided to play and blog about is called The Migrant Trail which is based off of the doc...

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Wanna Play?
Escape the Room Games There are many different types of game genres. Today I focused on Escaping the Room Games. These types of games are an online game where you can point and click to explore a world of your choice. The main task is you are trying to help...

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Gamif-what-ion?
Now, what exactly is "gamification? Well according to  7 Things to know about Gamification , gamification is the application of game elements in non-gaming situations, often to motivate or influence behavior. According to this article there are 7 important ...

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A Little Bird Told Me...
I've never personally enjoyed Twitter as a social media. I find that I have nothing interesting to share with the world especially in only 140 characters. But I found, when given a purpose, twitter can be exciting and beneficial. For a educational technolog...
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