After 15 years of correcting comma splices, subject-verb agreement, and egregious usage of their, there, and they’re, I decided to stop, which is why I created grmr.me, a resource for writing teachers and students that helps tackle English’s most common writing errors.
At the LearnLaunch conference at MIT, I had a few moments to talk to Adam Goldberg, Founder of MyEdGPS, a company dedicated to helping students and parents plan their education.
The flipped classroom has been gathering steam for a few years now. The premise: watch videos of instruction or lecture at home, and do the “homework” with the teacher in class. The Flipped Class: What it is and What it is Not In reality, there isn’t a whole lot of philosophical or theoretical information that I believe I can personally share that will be cutting edge, or not met with a new debate. I’ll let you access the flood of stories [...]
Representing continued strong investor interest in the online language learning market, Pan Am Education announced today that it has been recapitalized by the Pivotal Group to support its impressive international collection of online English instruction contracts and partners. Following OpenEnglish’s landmark $43 million raise this summer and other recent raises by Busuu, LearnShip, Voxy and our friends from Educelerate LA BrainRush, PanAm has now firmly announced itself in the rapidly growing market for online language learning. And unique from these other B2C plays, PanAm [...]
This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: Our guest is Stacey Roshan, a dedicated AP Calculus and Honors Algebra teacher whose primary goal is to relieve the stress that high level math produces in students. As a nurturing facilitator, Stacey explains how her students excel with the flipped model. Stacey has been chosen as NAIS Teacher of the Future for her innovation at the Bullis Upper School in Potomac, Maryland. You can find Stacey at techiemusings.wordpress.com. You can also catch up on [...]
This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: Troy interviews Dan Meyer, former Math teacher and is currently studying at Stanford University on a doctoral fellowship. He is the creator of the innovative Three-Act Math model that many Flipped teachers incorporate in their classes. Dan discusses Three-Act Math, what he likes and dislikes about Flipped Learning, the “Warring Factions” of Flipped Learning, his new initiative 101qs.com, and more. You can find Dan at blog.mrmeyer.com or 101qs.com. You can also catch up on a [...]
This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: Troy interviews Elementary flipper Delia Bush from Michigan. Delia discusses how she flips her 5th grade Math, how her flip model has developed over the past year, using Flip Mastery, how other Elementary teachers can flip, the power of Twitter, and more. You can find Delia at flippedclassroom.blogspot.com. You can also catch up on a lot of resources from the Flipped Learning Network by going to www.flippedlearning.org. Follow Delia on Twitter Follow Troy on Twitter Leave [...]
This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: Brett Clark fills in for Troy Cockrum this week as Guest Host and interviews Greg Green, Principal of Clintondale High School, also known as the Flipped High School. Brett and Greg discuss how Clintondale became the Flipped High School, what benefits the school saw with Flipped Learning, how other schools can flip, what tools, services, or professional development is need to make it happen, and more. You can find Greg and his [...]
This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show: In this episode, Troy interviews Eric Marcos from Mathtrain.tv along with his former student Tiana “Paul” Kadkhoda. Eric and Tiana discuss how the process of student made videos began in his 6th grade math classroom 6 years ago. They talk about the power of the student made videos, how they can be used in a flipped classroom, how other teachers can encourage student made videos, and more. This is an inspiring interview for [...]
This week on the Flipped Learning Network Show:
We have a double episode this week!
Troy interviewed Jerry Overmyer from Northern Colorado and Jeremy Renner from Louisville, Ky. Both are currently doing or have done academic research on the Flipped Classroom.