Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

Flip Your Classroom with Discovery Education

Flip Your Classroom with Discovery Education

What is the “flipped classroom”? The flipped classroom is when students view lectures and gain information at home for homework, and spend time interacting with the teacher, and practicing concepts in the classroom. This practice is called flipping the classroom because students spend time viewing lectures and taking notes for homework, and practicing concepts with

Daily Dose of DEN Diigo 04/10/2012

BBC – Schools Science Clips – Helping plants grow well Tags: plants, science, interactive Plant Explorer Tags: no_tag Great Plant Escape Tags: plants, science, interactive The Teacher’s Guide Plants/Flowers Theme Page Tags: plants, science, interactive How Plants Grow – Science Games & Activities for Kids Tags: plants, science, interactive Free Plagiarism Detector Tools for Educators

SXSiPad Day in Austin, Texas!

Right up front, I’ll say that it is not an official SXSW event, but this SXSiPad will be a fun day of Discovering about using iPads in the classroom!  We are going to have multiple venues, er, sessions about using iPads as instructional tools, managing Apps on the iPad, setting up iPads for classroom use,

Archaeology Workshops for Educators

The Exploring Joara Foundation is offering summer workshops for formal and informal educators. Participants explore the science of archaeology through a combination of classroom activities and archaeological fieldwork. Worth up to 2.0 CEUs. Sessions in Morganton, NC: June 24th – 25th July 19th – 20th On the first day, participants learn fundamental concepts of archaeology