Flipping with a Twist: The Teacher’s Role

When I first flipped my classroom by recording video screencasts of my lessons, I was suddenly struck with two terrifying questions: What if my students aren’t engaged in the content I spent all of this time creating/curating? Now that they are Continue reading Flipping with a Twist: The Teacher’s Role

Maine: Don’t Dodge Diversity in your Instruction

Author’s note: This week I have been enjoying a computer science training (ECS) Exploring Computer Science offered by the Maine Math and Science Alliance, but before you leave this post, you need to know, what I have to share has Continue reading Maine: Don’t Dodge Diversity in your Instruction

Building a Proficiency-Based Learning System

This work is really hard.  Really, really hard.  It requires skill, focus, drive, grit, tenacity, empathy, knowledge, and above all else, patience.  If this were the private sector, we could just shut down for a few months; retool; and then Continue reading Building a Proficiency-Based Learning System

Flip with a Twist

Over the past couple of years I have described myself as a “Flipped Classroom” teacher.  When you ask different people what “flipped” teaching means, you’ll get many different answers.  One central theme seems to be that the direct instruction side Continue reading Flip with a Twist