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Turn to Your Neighbor via Julie Schell

I had the wonderful opportunity recently to respond to some great questions from Julie Schell who is an expert in Peer Instruction. Along with Eric Mazur, she’s the best source of knowledge on the topic that I know of. Take

WCSS Slides

WCSS Flipped Classrooms PDF  

Flipping 2.0: The Video!

 The Video: Get a tour of the book from the authors of Flipping 2.0    

Gold Medal Tool

Hello. In the spirit of the Olympics we’re going international. Please welcome Audrey McLaren from Quebec, Canada and take a look at her video below. She is a phenomenal math teacher, and also a pretty impressive author. She wrote an

We’ve ALL got a lot to learn

So at least two significant things happened this week. 1. We watched and introduced our kids to the Karate Kid movie and 2. Dan Spencer tweeted at me. I loved 100% of the Michigan Flipteaching Conferences I had been to

Brrrrranding

by Jason Bretzmann  @jbretzmann  Learning Target: “I can manage my own brand…” This learning target shows up in my classroom in one form or another on most days. It’s a variation on a timeless theme in education: control yourself! But in

Happy New Year? Maybe It’s A Teacher Thing

Teachers are different. That’s OK. Non-teachers are different than teachers. That’s OK. As the rest of the world reflects on the past calendar year and resolves to do differently in the following year, I find myself thinking about how I

“Why Do You Hate Posters?”

By Jason Bretzmann, @jbretzmann  “Why do you hate posters?” I got that question recently as I was making suggestions to students for how to show information about themselves. My answer was long and winding, but that shouldn’t be much of a

Your Morning Blendspace

I’m always on the lookout for good tools to curate content. In the past I’ve shared Symbaloo, Mentormob, and others. Blendspace is another great tool that gives you a different look for your curated content. When I first started using

Notes Are Better Sung Together

by  Jason Bretzmann, @jbretzmann  So I’m embarking on using Google Docs to ask my students to create collaborative notes using one Doc for each small group for our Civil rights chapter in AP government and Politics. Students currently use their notes