I had the opportunity to attend a WONDERFUL METC session today about flipping the classroom! Wow! Have you ever been to a workshop that had so much valuable information that your brain was on overload?! This is where I am tonight!As you have most likely noticed by reading this blog, I am EXTREMELY interested in flipping the classroom, and all of the potential this new teaching method can offer. ... Read More about Screencasting with Explain Everything
Google Sites in the Classroom
There are so many ways that Google Sites can be used in virtually any classroom! I currently use my Google site to post my unit assignments and presentations, embed my course calendar, and direct students to important resources available through our school. Teachers have so many different possibilities when it comes to incorporating Google Sites! I've listed a few examples below!Teacher's Guide on ... Read More about Google Sites in the Classroom
Flipping and MORE Flipping!
After reading my original post about flipping the classroom, some of my readers asked how this would work in an elementary classroom environment. Most of the information about flipped classrooms seems to be geared to the secondary or higher education classroom. However, I was able to find so many great resources about how a flipped or blended environment could be extremely beneficial in the ... Read More about Flipping and MORE Flipping!
Managing a 1:1 Classroom
As I begin to think about next school year (yes, I know it's only February!), one of the biggest concerns I have about our new 1:1 environment is MANAGING my new classroom setting. As a new teacher, I still don't feel as though I'm an expert on classroom management, and going 1:1 will definitely impact my classroom environment. I've compiled a list of articles and resources for making the switch ... Read More about Managing a 1:1 Classroom
Chrome Apps for Education: Teachers
There are so many Chrome apps available that will greatly benefit any classroom! Before I explore the apps themselves, I've listed some resources about what Chrome apps actually are, and how they can be used, generally speaking, in the classroom environment!About AppsAbout Extensions10 Free Google Chrome Extensions Teachers Should Try15+ Great Chrome Extensions for TeachersChrome Web Store for ... Read More about Chrome Apps for Education: Teachers