Building Confidence

\\\\\\\"Your tutorial allowed me to feel much more at ease and helped build the confidence I needed.\\\\\\\" - Erin B. (English Teacher) More »

Enthusiasm for Technology

\\\\\\\"Your enthusiasm for technology usage helps motivate me to try more in my own classroom.\\\\\\\" - Jeff B. (Freshman Teacher) More »

Engaging Students

\\\\\\\"You have helped me find ways of incorporating technology into my classroom that I didn’t even know existed. This technology has helped to engage my students as well as reinvigorate me as an instructor.\\\\\\\' - Kenny B. (Social Studies Teacher) More »

Lots of Information

\\\\\\\"Thanks so much for all the info, lots to dig through and learn fast!\\\\\\\" - Jessica T. (High School Teacher) More »

The Courage to Try Something New

\\\\\\\"You gave me the courage to try something new in my classroom. And it worked!\\\\\\\' - Margaret P. (Advanced Placement Teacher) More »


What’s in a name?

Recently I went to the water park with my family. The only spot to set up camp was the former location of the temporary tattoo artist. So for that day we sat under a painted sign that simply read “Tattoos.”

Telling About Tellagami

I’m so excited about Tellagami I had to share it with you. It’s so easy with several cool options, and it’s just a lot of fun. Tellagami lets you record your own voice or type the words you want your cartoony

Four Square Questions

Late one night recently, a close friend from grade school tagged me in a Facebook conversation to ask about Four Square. Red rubber ball. Four squares. Recess. She asked about the rules we used back at Cooper Elementary School thirty-five

Storify Your Life

In January I was a featured speaker at the Michigan Flipteaching Conference. In one of my sessions I mentioned Storify. Specifically, I was telling the story of how two of my students hosted a Twitter chat to show their mastery of Civil

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


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