My gamified unit is drawing to a close! I will most definitely continue gamifying my classes next year...most likely as a course long activity. However, I will admit that, other than having no clue about the gaming world, the thought of keeping track of my students' experience points was extremely daunting, and nearly deterred me from attempting gamification...simply because I compared it to ... Read More about Gamified Government: Keeping Track of Experience Points
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If you thought you loved EDpuzzle before, you're in for a great surprise!EDpuzzle has recently launched a Chrome extension, allowing teachers to easily select and edit YouTube videos!Simply add the extension to your Chrome browser. Then, search YouTube for an awesome video to share with your students. The extension adds an edit option to YouTube. When selected, this option allows the YouTube video ... Read More about EDpuzzle…It’s Even Better!
Well...my first semester as a flipped teacher is rapidly drawing to a close. I made it!Now, time for reflection...Pros...INCREASED student engagementINCREASED student test scoresPOSITIVE student responseNegatives...More planning timeVideo creationNew instructional activitiesThings to change next semester...Assign instructional videos to my students at least two days prior to their "due ... Read More about My Flipped Classroom!
Giveaway time!!Are you interested in flipping your classroom? Having trouble finding resources from a teacher's perspective?Then my new ebook is for you!Complete the Google Form below to enter the drawing for a FREE copy of my ebook, Flipping the High School Social Studies Classroom (which is also available on Amazon!)Flipping the High School Social Studies Classroom is a concise guide for any ... Read More about Flipped Classroom Giveaway!
Encouraging students to collaborate with one another is extremely important and beneficial. If you are lucky enough to have technology rich classroom environment, encouraging student collaboration can be fun and easy! Below are some tools to use to encourage online, real time collaboration with your students. Enjoy!PadletThis is BY FAR my favorite tool for collaboration, brainstorming, questions, ... Read More about Classroom Collaboration