“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick
Pixlr Project –
Ideas: Explore perspectives; visualize similes; illustrate principles with self-portraits; place self in literature or history; create illustrations of principles or functions; use an improbable scene as a writing prompt
Links from class:
Glogster – online multimedia poster
ZooBurst – online 3d popup
FreePlayMusic – copyright free music
Pixlr – free online software to edit photos/images
Adobe Voice App – Easy app for iOS only
Apps – A great list of apps
Flipped Lesson Samples –
Phases of Matter – Physics
Finding Area – Pre-Algebra
Podcast Samples –
Poetry – 2nd grade
Weather Forecast – 4th grade
Weather Facts – 4th grade
TIGER Beat Sports – 4th grade
Check out the example of the lesson planning tool on TED-Ed @ http://ed.ted.com/on/TV4tnUj3 This is a resource and format that could help you start to Flip your classroom.
Read “High-tech vs. no-tech: D.C. area schools take opposite approached to education” and be prepared to discuss.
Read “Should all educators have a professional social media presence?” and be prepared to discuss.
Post 1 responses on your blog/class preparation:
– Provide a short summary (on your personal course blog) of the BAM! Radio podcast you listened to and answer this question, Are podcasts something you would consider for professional learning in the future?
– Explore your classmates blogs and post a comment on at least two blogs OR find at least two articles about Flipping the classroom or using Podcasting in the classroom and Tweet using the #ED554 hashtag
*Bring Headsets or Laptops for Podcast/Flipped Lesson Worksession. This class will offer the most in-class time to work on this assignment.